Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results - for the second year running.
You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.
We think you will enjoy working for us but you don't have to take our word for it - 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy's and St Thomas' as a place to work.Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Ageing and Health
Integrated care fellows (ICFSs) (FY3 +) in Elderly care and General Medicine
Nodal Point 3 - £37,191 p.a excl. of LZ
Full - Time - 40 hrs
Fixed - Term - 12 months August 2019 for 12 months
Applications are invited from individuals at FY3 or CT level or equivalent for our unique 1 year out-of-programme training rotations working across an integrated care pathway for older adults. These posts enable doctors to gain further experience in Elderly care, General medicine, teaching and research within this highly regarded department at one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK. The posts are ideal for doctors unsure as to which speciality path they wish to enter as they provide experience across general medicine, elderly care and community. The rotation started in 2017 and has been highly successful with previous ICFs going on to specialist training in Medicine, GP, radiology and public health.
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London's best known teaching hospitals and employs over 8,500 staff. Last year, we saw Apply
outpatients and treated 72,000 inpatients and 42,000 day case patients.
Integrated Therapies and Medicine and Integrated Local Services. Ageing and Health is part of these and works across services provided by both directorates providing a range of care for the local population of a large part of South London. The Directorates have a long history of providing high quality state-of-the-art clinical care and innovative service delivery.
The department of Ageing and Health is staffed by 17 consultants, and has three inpatient wards of 28 beds each, an acute older persons unit in the emergency floor and an older persons assessment unit (outpatients) at Guy's. The department also provides multiple liason teams throughout the Trust including the award winning POPS and GOLD teams and supports community services for older adults with a range of community sessions. The department also provides an acute GIM team and a team for the general medicine wards. General Medicine includes a new admissions ward and three general inpatient wards all based at the St Thomas' site.
The post holders will rotate through 4 month roles designed to provide experience of practicing medicine across the entire medical care pathway for older adults within community and hospital settings across Lambeth and Southwark. The roles include working on the older persons' unit wards, within our acute-OPU in the emergency floor, with the GSTT @ Home team in the community. Two posts are in research offering experience working within our research team running a number of local and national studies with plenty of opportunities to develop your own research project and publish. One role is predominantly a teaching role to support our participation in undergraduate education. This role offers extensive experience in teaching and research. The roles participate in an on call rota currently without night shifts. Participation in teaching, quality improvement programmes and research is actively encouraged and expected in all roles. There is a monthly training programme specifically for the ICF programme and a wealthy of departmental and directorate educational meetings.
The posts provide excellent Geriatric and General Medicine training and are ideal for those seeking to determine whether they wish to follow a career in General Medicine, Acute Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, General Practice or academic medicine.
Interviews will take place on Friday 12th April pm. If you have not heard from us you may assume you were not short listed. For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Rebekah Schiff Apply
ICF programme lead or
Dr James Fleet Apply
Ageing and Health Service Lead