Consultant in Geriatric Medicine

  • £88,364 - £119,133
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

A consultant in geriatric medicine is a dedicated healthcare professional specializing in the well-being of older adults. Drawing upon their extensive knowledge of medicine, these doctors undertake the task of diagnosing, treating, and managing medical that are common amongst the elderly population. Collaborating closely with interdisciplinary teams, they strive to deliver comprehensive care that addresses age-related health challenges, chronic illnesses, and functional limitations. If you have a wide range of experience in general or geriatric medicine, then this position is perfect for you.

Main Duties:

  • To participate and contribute to multidisciplinary team working.
  • To offer advice to clinical colleagues, medical staffing, and managerial staff on appropriate matters
  • To participate in teaching, examining, and accreditation duties.
  • Diagnosing and treating medical conditions specific to older adults.
  • Managing complex health issues, chronic diseases, and age-related ailments.
  • Conducting comprehensive geriatric assessments to evaluate overall health and functional abilities.
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to develop personalized care plans for elderly patients.
  • Addressing cognitive impairments and dementia-related challenges.
  • Prescribing and managing medications to ensure appropriate dosages and interactions.
  • Providing guidance on lifestyle modifications and preventive measures to promote healthy aging.
  • Offering support and counselling to patients and their families to address end-of-life care and advanced care planning.
  • Conducting research and contributing to advancements in geriatric medicine and healthcare for the elderly.
  • Participating in medical education and training programs to enhance the knowledge of healthcare professionals in geriatric care.
  • Advocating for the needs and rights of older adults within the healthcare system

The Hospital:

Committed to providing high-quality healthcare services, the trust is known for its patient-centered approach and dedication to improving the health and well-being of the local community. At just over 150 beds, this hospital has inpatient teams in respiratory, cardiology, elderly medicine, and gastroenterology medicine. Within the Trust, the geriatric department stands out as an essential and specialized unit. The geriatric department is staffed with highly skilled and compassionate professionals, including geriatricians, nurses, therapists, and social workers, all focused on meeting the unique medical and social needs of older adults. The department offers comprehensive geriatric assessments, personalized care plans, and cutting-edge treatments to address age-related health challenges, chronic conditions, and cognitive impairments.

The location:

The west midlands offer a charming and attractive environment that may appeal to international doctors. Known for its rich history, beautiful landscapes, and warm community, the town in which this Trust is based provides a peaceful setting for those seeking a work-life balance. The area has stunning rural areas, including rolling hills, rivers, and rich greenery, making it an ideal escape from the businesses of city life. International doctors may find the region's strong sense of community and friendly locals inviting, fostering a welcoming atmosphere for newcomers. Furthermore, the area offers modern amenities, excellent healthcare facilities, and educational opportunities, ensuring a high standard of living for residents and their families. Though this town embraces a quieter and more tranquil lifestyle, it is located between big cites such as Birmingham and Bristol, so you will never be too far from visiting. These cities also each have an international airport, so you will have convenient links to the rest of the UK and the rest of the world.


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

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

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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