Consultant - Geriatrician - Northallerton

TTM Healthcare
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Stunning Location
Excellent Benefits Package

This is a high performing Foundation Trust (consistently in the top 10 nationally for the quality of care, and recently rated in the lowest risk band by CQC) providing personalised, acute, elective, community and specialist care services of a high standard for it's local people.

The provision of a timely, comprehensive assessment (medical, social, functional and psychological) and treatment service for older people with complex health needs
Maintain close working relationship with Old Age Psychiatrists and palliative care services.
Provision of improved access to assessment which enables frail older people, and those with long term conditions, to be seen and treated closer to home in an environment most appropriate to their needs
Supporting the wider community health and social care teams by providing expert advice, information and assessment coordinating care to meet the changing needs of patients
Demonstrating integrated partnership working with intermediate/social care and the third sector to promote independence and prevent admission to long term care
Demonstrating improved patient outcomes and value for money by utilising this approach
Developing agreed models of care and pathways for older people with complex needs


Full GMC registration
Entry on the GMC Specialist Register (within 6 months of obtaining CCT in the specialty)
Leadership and management skills
Demonstration of a caring attitude towards patients and respect for members of the multidisciplinary team and other colleagues
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and staff
Ability to support and motivate members of the team
Demonstration of a commitment to teaching and training

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