Registrar in Elderly Medicine

  • £51,017 - £65,000
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

Geriatric medicine is one of the broadest sub-specialties of general internal medicine. Elderly patients often have multiple of complex health matters which draw on knowledge across the breadth of internal medicine, while also needing specialized care to cater to their needs. The broad nature of the work means Geriatrics is often a very accessible subspecialty to international doctors, as the responsibilities and practices align closely with general medicine overseas. This post would be perfect for someone with a background in internal medicine and is looking for a new opportunity to in the NHS.

Main Duties:        

  • Working within a specialist Geriatrics team to effectively assess and manage the treatment of acutely unwell elderly patients, as well as delivering continuing follow-up plans.        
  • You will be working on the specialist Geriatrics wards, as well as working alongside the acute and emergency department teams to treat older patients in emergency situations. Your ortho-geriatrics work will see you on T&O wards treating elderly patients with fractures.         
  • As a Geriatrics Registrar you will be participating on the out of hours on call rota.         
  • You will also be assisting with Geriatrics outpatient clinics on a regular basis. ·        
  • There will be regular participation in multidisciplinary team meetings, working alongside other specialty team, GPs, and Geriatric nurses and AHPs. ·        
  • Contribution to audits and administration responsibilities, such as discharge summaries, and other discharge forms for data collection ·        
  • Participation in Postgraduate Training Programmes, supervising and training junior doctors, nurses, and medical students where applicable.    

The Hospital:

This trust prioritizes patient care above all, and it is one of the largest provider organizations in the NHS. Additionally, this trust has won awards for their continuous effort to improve the wellbeing of their staff, as well as promoting high quality care. There are four Geriatric Medicine wards that cater to over 100 inpatient beds in total across the main acute sites of the hospital. You will be working closely with the stroke and acute medicine teams to provide exceptional care for older patients. An Ortho-geriatrician will be managing the trauma and orthopedic team to provide care for fracture patients. The trust offers two multidisciplinary libraries, with 24-hour access to medical staff. You will have facilities and support, such as statistical advice, which will aid with undertaking appropriate research.

The location:

This position is based in the West Midlands, near cities such as Birmingham, Leicester, and Nottingham. The area has a huge international community, with a wide range of amenities, such as restaurants, shops, parks and museums. The location is very easy to reach, because of its great transportation links to big cities, like London and Manchester. The cost of living in the West Midlands is also far lower than other places in the UK, so you would get all the benefits of living in a well-populated area without the expenses that come with living in some of the UK’s most costly regions. This area also has great access to many international airports, which will be ideal for vising friends and family overseas.  


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

  • Full GMC registration with a license to practice.
  • MRCP (or equivalent)
  • Experience in a medicine field

Additionally, the following qualities are desirable:

  • Experience in the admission of acute medical emergencies
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience with acute unselected medical intake

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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