Care of the Elderly Consultant

  • £88,364 - £119,000
  • South East
  • Fixed

If you're interested in being a Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, this is an exciting chance. A well-known healthcare group wants a motivated doctor to join them. Geriatric medicine is a subspecialty of general internal medicine, and it is often a very accessible way for international doctors with a wide range of experience in general medicine to join the NHS. This post is perfect for experienced doctors with a special interest in ensuring the best care for elderly patients.

Main Duties:

  • Supervise and lead ward rounds and OPD.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Contribute to the education and teaching of junior doctors, nurses, and other medical staffing.
  • Promote a friendly and team-based working environment.
  • Participate in clinical governance activities including clinical audits, incident reporting, risk management, complaint reviews, CPD.
  • Continue to contribute to research and knowledge in the field of geriatric medicine.
  • Comply with Trust and GMC standards for appraisal and revalidation and continuing professional development.
  • Participate in the on-call rota, as required.

The Hospital:

This Trust is one of the largest in the country, with a huge workforce that caters to the needs of their patients. There are over 1,800 inpatient beds across the multiple sites of the Trust. The geriatrics department consists of multiple wards, with over 40 beds dedicated to the high-quality care of elderly and acutely frail patients. The Consultant appointed for this post will be working in collaboration with other specialists in respective fields, such as frailty, acute medicine, and trauma and orthopaedics.

The location:

Living just an hour and a half away from London offers an excellent work-life balance. You won't face the high costs of living in the city center, yet you're just a quick train ride from there. This area has a high quality of life and many lovely towns and villages to pick from. You'll find beautiful countryside, historic towns, and plenty of cultural attractions in the county. There is also a very high standard of education here, with many great schools, making it a family-friendly place to call home. This location is also less than two hours away from multiple airports, so you will be able to visit friends and family abroad without a problem.


To apply for this position, you will need the following:

  • Full MRCP (or equivalent)
  • GMC with a license to practice
  • Wide range of experience in geriatric or general medicine.

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.

Ana Nikolova Trainee Recruitment Consultant

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