Specialist Doctor in Elderly Medicine

  • £81,500 - £92,500
  • North East
  • Permanent

As a Specialist in Elderly Medicine, you will play a vital role in delivering compassionate medical care to elderly patients, catering to their specific healthcare requirements and enhancing their overall well-being. Your primary responsibilities include conducting geriatric assessments, making accurate diagnoses, and creating treatment plans. For international doctors seeking to join the NHS system, geriatric medicine offers a smooth transition, especially if you have a background in general internal medicine abroad. If you have a passion for elderly care and a wide range of medical experience, this job opportunity presents an ideal fit for you.

Main Duties:

  • To provide high quality geriatric outpatient services to the elderly patients of the hospital.
  • Working alongside other hospital departments to develop working policies.
  • Develop new and innovative practices in patient management.
  • Participate in the teaching and education of junior doctors, nurses, and other medical staffing.
  • Ensuring active participation in continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Take part in the on-call rota as required.

The Hospital:

The hospital is equipped with modern facilities, such as a well-equipped endoscopy unit, advanced medical imaging department, and a department of critical care with 20 beds. It also houses a renal dialysis unit and a department of renal medicine. The hospital provides specialized care through dedicated wards for geriatric medicine, stroke, diabetes, endocrine, and respiratory medicine. Additionally, there is a 45-bed medical assessment unit managed by an expanding team of acute physicians, offering comprehensive care to patients. The focus is on patient-centric services, ensuring that they receive the right care by the most suitable team. This includes the establishment of a 16-bedded frailty assessment unit, catering to the needs of older patients who are frail and severely unwell. The unit provides holistic care and assessment by a skilled team before determining the appropriate treatment, rehabilitation, or community care for the patients.

The location:

This charming town is located in Northeast England, and it is known for its welcoming atmosphere and beautiful countryside surroundings. The area's appeal to international doctors lies in its excellent healthcare facilities and opportunities for professional growth. The town boasts modern hospitals and medical centers, providing high quality facilities for doctors to practice and further develop their skills. Additionally, the town's diverse community and vibrant culture make it a warm and inclusive place to live and work. With its convenient transport links to major cities and airports, international doctors can easily explore other parts of the UK and beyond. The quiet landscapes and a range of recreational activities, such as hiking and exploring historical sites, provide a peaceful and enriching experience for doctors and their families. Overall, this town offers a perfect blend of career prospects and a high quality of life, making it an attractive destination for international doctors seeking new opportunities.


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 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 apply@bdiresourcing.com 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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