Specialty Doctor in Geriatric Medicine

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

BDI Resourcing have partnered up with a trust in the Southeast to find a driven, creative, friendly geriatrics doctor. This team are looking for someone with a genuine passion for Geriatric Medicine and want to pursue it as a long term career. 

You will be offered a Specialty Doctor contract with the support to complete CESR. Your main duties will include:

Main Duties:

  • You will be encouraged to work towards specialist registration via the CESR route and help with be provided. 
  • Work in a large and diverse multidisciplinary team
  • Provide the best possible care for in patients in the Elderly Care department 
  • Be involved in research, teaching, training and audits.
  • You must safely and effectively hand over patients in line with trust governance 
  • Advance care planning and end of life decision making 
  • Liaise with other healthcare professionals involved in the care of elderly patients, this will include nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists etc. 
  • Work in collaboration with the MDT (Multi-Disciplinary Team) as many patients will be suffering from a range of issues covering multiple specialties. 

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.  

Paige Gillies Executive Recruitment Consultant

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