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Consultant Community Geriatrician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Innovation Park/Aintree Hospital
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Salary period
20/01/2021 23:59

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool, 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.

We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations; we have 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”.

Mersey Care’s vision and values of Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support (CARES) drive our organisation and the way we work together to deliver services. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate, during recruitment and any subsequent employment with the Trust, that their behaviour supports our values.

The CQC stated “It was clear that most staff across the organisation understood, and were committed to, the vision and values of the organisation. These were well communicated and the work to win both hearts and minds was apparent”.

We take positive action to support disadvantaged groups and also particularly encourage applications from BAME, disabled and LGBT people that are under-represented in our workforce. Furthermore we welcome applications from reservists and ex-armed forces as we recognise the benefits of the values, skills, training and experience that they bring to their work with us. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us.

Flexible working requests will be considered for all roles.


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