Specialty Doctor Geriatric Medicine

  • £52,530 - £82,400
  • South West
  • Fixed

An amazing Trust have recently approached us to help them recruit a Specialty Doctor in Geriatric Medicine. The department are planning to step up two of their existing Specialty Doctors as they are close to completing CESR, this project has been set up to get ahead of the anticipated gaps those promotions will bring. This is an excellent opportunity for doctors who are currently working at a senior level within Internal Medicine in their current healthcare systems; or those who are already working in the UK within Medicine and are looking for a Trust to support them with get specialist registered in specifically Geriatrics. 

Main Duties: 

Conduct comprehensive assessments of elderly patients coming into the hospital. Come up with a diagnosis and create a treatment plan to help manage. 

Work as part of the general medicine on call rota. Its currently a 1 in 11. 

Work in collaboration with the MDT (Multi-Disciplinary Team) as many patients will be suffering from a range of issues covering multiple specialties. 

Provide patient education on geriatric-related health issues and preventive measures that can be taken in daily life. 

Liaise with other healthcare professionals involved in the care of elderly patients, this will include nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists etc. 

Engage in clinical research projects involving the geriatric medicine department and the wider directorate. 

Keep clinical skills up-to-date with regular CPD. 

The Hospital:

The hospital is a medium-sized district general hospital in the south west of England. It’s known for its friendly, welcoming community. The lead consultant is keen to ensure new doctors feel well-supported upon arrival, she’s passionate about helping doctors reach their long-term goals. The hospital have helped a number of doctors reach specialist registration through CESR in the past so everything is in place to ensure you can receive the same support.

The location:

You’ll be based in a city in the south west of England. The city has all your typical amenities here including places of worship, schools, shops, parks, gyms, restaurants etc. If you’re coming with children, they’ll be well accommodated as the city has a range of schools all rated ‘Outstanding’ within a small radius of the hospital. You’ll also be situated within easy reach of several major cities including Bristol and London, both of which have direct rail links. Heathrow Airport is within 2 hours as well for international travel.


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

  • GMC registration complete or in process 
  • MRCP or equivalent e.g. MRCP Ireland, Sri Lankan MD 
  • Experience working with elderly patients in a hospital setting 

The following are preferred but not essential: 

  • SCE in Geriatrics 
  • Previous UK experience

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.  

Tom Jowett Senior Recruitment Consultant

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