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Trust Junior Doctor (FY2-CMT2)

NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Elderly Care
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow
Contract
FIxed Term 1 year with potential to extend
Hours
40
Job ref
337-MS-0298NP-A
Site
Northwick Park Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£31,217 - £41,300 per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is seeking to appoint 2 Trust Grade Doctors (FY2/CT1/CT2) in Acute Elderly Care at Northwick park Hospital.

These posts are to be based in our Older Persons Short Stay Unit (OPSSU), and front-door frailty services, with participation in the departmental on-call rota.

Dynamic, enthusiastic and team-oriented candidates are invited to apply for these positions.

Our department's aim is to deliver a comprehensive range of services across primary, intermediate and secondary care, and to improve access to specialist health care for older people, and in particular to develop and support:

  • The management of older people in the acute setting and development of acute services specifically aimed at early intervention and admission’s avoidance
  • Specialist, multidisciplinary Acute Wards for Older People at Northwick Park Hospital
  • Links with STARRS and Harrow Rapid Response focusing on prevention of Hospital admission, ambulatory care, acute medicine, A&E and outpatient services for older people.

Aims of the Older People’s Service at Northwick Park Hospital

The following aims will be at the heart of any service developments:

  1. Providing excellent, holistic and multi-disciplinary inpatient care at both our acute and rehabilitation hospitals.
  2. The delivery of appropriate and effective discharge and support packages aimed at retaining the independence and dignity of the individual within the community.
  1. The provision of a localised, community based Older People’s Service, wherever practically and clinically appropriate.
    1. A reduction in the number of re-admissions to hospital for Older People.
    2. A reduction in the length of stay of Older People at both Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospital.
    3. The delivery of preventive services aimed at avoiding acute admissions for Older People and strengthening links with the Intermediate Care Services.

Our aim is to provide a continuum of care for Older People spanning the acute District General Hospital, the local Specialist Rehabilitation Hospital and the necessary medical, social and therapies provision to promote maximal independence of older people living in the community. To this end, the Consultants in the Department of Medicine for Older People share activities in three spheres, maintaining a maximal continuity of care for patients moving through the system. As well as in-patient and out-patient facilities the department has a Post-Discharge Rehabilitation Service (located at Willesden hospital). 

The Care of the Elderly department has a friendly and informal atmosphere where the junior doctors feel well supported and achieve their educational targets. The successful appointee will be allocated an educational supervisor to assure that a personal development plan is agreed and will assure progression through continued professional development. We aspire to high standards of medical and nursing care, and routinely assess aspects of this with regular clinical auditing, to which the new appointee will be expected to contribute regularly.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Jamie Zanardo. General Manager.

Jamie.zanardo@nhs.net

07796 705683

 

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