Please wait, loading

Consultant Physician - Elderly Care

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Geriatric Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 PAs
Job ref
Manchester Royal Infirmary
£77,913 - £105,042
03/03/2019 23:59
Interview date

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

The Care of the Elderly Department at Manchester Royal Infirmary is looking to appoint two enthusiastic, dynamic consultant colleagues to join the team, help strengthen and further develop this expanding essential service already providing very high standards of care.  The appointees will hold or be within six months of CCT or equivalent, possess strong communication, team working and clinical leadership skills.

The department provides a comprehensive service for older people living in Manchester and surrounding boroughs including acute general inpatient and outpatient care for older people, general rehabilitation, a falls service, acute stroke and stroke rehabilitation, movement disorders and is developing an innovative Acute Frailty Service at the Front Door. There is a strong team of eight consultants and associate specialists with varied sub-specialty interests, a nurse consultant, and is well supported by a multidisciplinary team of junior doctors and ANPs. There is strong integrated delivery of care together with allied health professional colleagues.

Manchester Royal infirmary is the largest and oldest teaching hospital in Manchester.  Co-located on the MRI Oxford campus in Central Manchester are most medical and surgical specialties, providing an ideal platform to deliver high level 21st century healthcare. As such there will be strong links with acute medicine, diabetology, cardiology, nephrology, rheumatology, gastroenterology and hepatology, haematology, respiratory medicine, renal transplant, vascular surgery, HPB, etc. ITU in-reach is very responsive and proactive. In addition, the Single Hospital Service for Manchester provides exciting opportunities to share best practice, and improve care in collaboration with colleagues at Wythenshawe and Trafford Hospitals. At MFT, consultant involvement in shaping services is actively encouraged and supported with bespoke leadership training provided through the acclaimed Newly Appointed Consultants (NAC) Leadership Programme.

Full consideration will be given to candidates interested in flexible or less than full time working

We are working to an interview date of Tuesday 23rd April 2019


Positive about disabled peopleDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

We would encourage interested candidates to contact Dr Marie Hanley, Clinical Director and Dr Leonard Ebah, Clinical Head of Division

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4987