General Practitioner with Specialist Interest in Geriatric Medicine

  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Midlands Partnership University Nhs Foundation Trust
Employer heading General Practitioner with Specialist Interest in Geriatric Medicine NHS Medical & Dental: Salaried GP Job overview The local ICS healthy ageing and frailty strategy recognises that new models of care in the community are required to manage the increasing demand on services driven by our ageing population.Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust has ambitious aspirations to establish a model of care which supports the development of a centre of excellence for holistic care in rehabilitation and recovery and provide medical leadership for frailty across our Community Hospitals.The appointee will be a figurehead of the services based at Haywood Hospital and will, alongside a multi-professional team provide input across the Community Beds. The role will provide clinical leadership, mentoring and support to the team delivering the Rehabilitation and Assessment Services.The Haywood Hospital provides a range of services which include in-patient assessment and rehabilitation for patients that are transferred following an acute admission at the University Hospital North Midlands (UHNM) as well as those patients that are stepped up directly from the community. There are up to 110 assessment and rehabilitation beds on site alongside 21 specialist rehabilitation medicine beds and 20 stroke rehabilitation beds. Main duties of the job Objectives include:- To provide leadership for a team that delivers high quality medical care to patients on our D2A pathways, which is timely and inclusive. Supporting people to make the right choices to suit their individual circumstances and preferences.To become a service of excellence through supporting teaching, training and researchTo provide consistency and continuity of care for Haywood Hospital patients in and out of hoursTo continually improve processes and pathways across all providers involved in the D2A pathways.To work in collaboration with other Trust clinicians including non-medical workforce. This post has the exciting opportunity to lead on the delivery of these objectives, build upon the existing strong multidisciplinary team and support the wider delivery of community services, shaping the future care of our frail elderly population across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.This role offers opportunities to increase links with the existing clinical teams in the acute hospital, University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) and build strong interfaces, improving patient pathways and ensuring a strong network of clinical support for the post holder. Working for our organisation By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by; Supporting your career development and progressionExcellent NHS Pension schemeGenerous maternity, paternity and adoption leaveOptions for flexible workingUp to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leaveExtensive Health and Wellbeing support and resourcesIf you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patientsLease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rateSalary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business ratesSalary sacrifice bikes up to £2kFree car parking at all trust sitesFree flu vaccinations every yearCitizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to £250 (if the criteria is met) We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people. Detailed job description and main responsibilities KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES OF THE POST: Provide clinical and subject matter expertise support to the MDT, advising, mentoring and supporting complex clinical decision making.Contribute to / leading Board / Ward rounds, MDT’s (multi-disciplinary team meetings), MADEs (multi-agency discharge events) and long stay reviews across the Discharge to Assess pathwayProvide leadership support to service improvement and ongoing system wide developmentsTeaching