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Consultant Community Geriatrician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time: 40
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Innovation Park/Aintree Hospital
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
30/04/2020 23:59

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool and Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. Our services are currently provided from 124 sites across the North West.

Our ambition is to deliver perfect care and become the world’s leading organisation in physical, mental health, addiction and learning disabilities. We set our own standards and goals for improvements in care rather than aiming to meet minimum standards set by other organisations. Our values are those of: Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support. We are the first Trust in the UK to publicly commit and develop a policy to have zero suicides among people in our care by 2020.

We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we've been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision. This passion to improve has been recognised by the CQC who have recently rated us “Good” overall and “Outstanding” for being well led.


Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to invite applications for two 1.0 WTE Consultant Community Geriatrician Posts.


Mersey Care manages physical and mental health services across Liverpool and Sefton. We are undertaking an ambitious plan to develop a holistic model of care.


These innovative posts will provide pivotal clinical input and leadership through provision of hot clinics and support to place based integrated care teams, intermediate care units, care home teams and older adult mental health units across the Liverpool area. There will be opportunity to maintain acute trust links via the frailty units.


Applicants should expect to be involved in service development and quality improvement as we strive towards excellent care. The post will involve liaison with colleagues in acute, primary and mental health services.


This is an exciting time to be joining our division with the recent expansion of our services.  We offer excellent opportunities for professional development and for research projects.


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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact:


Dr Noir Thomas

Interim Medical Director (Operations)

Tel No: 0151 471 2423