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Specialist Grade in Care of the Elderly

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Abergarvenny
Salary
£83,963 to £95,296 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This specialist doctor role will support the clinical futures model within ABUHB, and you will join colleagues in a very dynamic and forward-looking Directorate of Care of the Elderly Medicine.

The aim is to provide a spectrum of flexible and responsive services for the elderly, across the Health Board, encompassing:
  • Development of a comprehensive Care of the Elderly Service at Nevill Hall Hospital
  • Development and delivery of a comprehensive geriatric assessment for the elderly patients
  • Acute inpatient assessment and treatment
  • Development of a subspecialty service as inpatient or outpatient.
  • General and Specialist DGH and Community-based outpatient clinics
  • Support and Training for Primary and Social Care Teams
  • Effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit
  • Development of teaching and research within the Organisation
  • Development of a comprehensive Care of the Elderly Service at Nevill Hall Hospital
  • Development and delivery of a comprehensive geriatric assessment for the elderly patients
  • Acute inpatient assessment and treatment
  • Development of a subspecialty service as inpatient or outpatient.
  • General and Specialist DGH and Community-based outpatient clinics
  • Support and Training for Primary and Social Care Teams
  • Effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit
  • Development of teaching and research within the Organisation


Main duties of the job

As a senior employee of the Health Board the post holder will work in close co-operation with, and support other clinical, medical professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the Health Board's patients.

Integral to the responsibilities of the post are the following requirements: -
  • To ensure the provision of a first-class clinical service
  • To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
  • To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
  • To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board's procedures and operating policies
  • To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Division's and Health Board's service plans
  • To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty, the Medical Division or the Health Board


About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC

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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Nevill Hall Hospital

Brecon Road

Abergarvenny

NP7 7EG

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040-SG014

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