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Doctor Care of the Elderly


East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHShospital and community services throughout East Sussex

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is looking to appoint a Specialty Doctor as soon as possible for a 12 month fixed term initially to join an enthusiastic forward-looking Medical team at the Eastbourne DGH site.

The Department of Care of the Elderly currently comprises three complex care wards. These are in close proximity to the department’s office accommodation and out-patient department. There are good multidisciplinary links.

The Department of Care of the Elderly is dedicated to providing a seamless service to Older People and is working towards the achievement of goals and recommendations

The post is a Specialty Doctor in Care of the Elderly and will be part of a team of Consultant, Middle Grade, FY2/CT and FY1 grades.

The post holders will work closely with the medical and nursing teams on all the wards as well as CCU, Path Lab and Radiology Department. They will support the junior team in attending both emergency and elective admissions, treat ward patients in consultation with senior staff, review ward patients daily, maintain progress notes, attend resuscitation training and participate as a member of the cardiac arrest team.

They will also be expected to effectively communicate with patients and relatives and respond to any queries or complaints where applicable

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. 

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:

  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:

  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:

  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients’ experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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.

Conquest Hospital
The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN377RD
(01424) 755255

Bexhill Hospital
Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 2DZ
(01424) 755255

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Eastbourne, England, East Sussex, BN21, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  15624154
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  09/09/2020, 02:49
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