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Clinical Lead - Care of the Older Person - Internal Only

Specialty Doctor

Main area
Medical Leadership
Specialty Doctor
Fixed term: 3 years
Part time - 2 sessions per week
Job ref
Cross Bay
£6,000 per annum
Salary period
11/12/2022 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay.

We are now recruiting into our fixed term clinical lead role in Care of the Older Person and Frailty. This post is for a fixed period of 3 years and you will be provided with 2 PA’s plus an allowance of up to £6,000.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to step into a more leadership position which will help shape and deliver our aim to be a clinically led, inclusive organisation.

UHMBT’s drive for a culture of continuous improvement and people-centred leadership means that you will be able to demonstrate your ability to commit to and model our values, inspiring and motivating teams and delivering exceptional patient care.

This role is only available to internal colleagues who wish to develop in their career through undertaking this role which will see the successful candidate being strategically responsible for leading, developing and managing their team within their area of expertise.

Main duties of the job

The Clinician Lead is responsible for the overall management,
delivery and strategic direction of his/her speciality.

They will be managerially and professionally responsible for
Consultants, SAS doctors and junior medical staff within the
specified clinical area or service and work with Trust Educational
leads to deliver clinical and educational objectives

They will contribute to the wider Care Groups management team’s
decision making processes.

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Posts Available: Oncology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Dermatology, Cardiology, Acute Medicine RLI, Acute Medicine FGH, Haematology, Care of the Elderly RLI, Care of the Elderly FGH, Endoscopy, Emergency Medicine FGH, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Stroke, KUTC, ED

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Specialist qualification/certification
Desirable criteria
  • Management/business diploma/degree


Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable record of continuous professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Postgraduate degree


Essential criteria
  • Effective experience in a leadership role and healthcare management
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in dealing with doctors in difficulty and managing disciplinary investigations


Essential criteria
  • Track record in achievement in improving clinical quality and safety
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in managing budgets and developing QIPP schemes


Essential criteria
  • Sound knowledge of clinical governance and risk management

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability Confident - two yearsVeteran AwareNo smoking policyDisability confident employerStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Step into healthArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Andrew Higham
Job title
Clinical Director
Email address
Telephone number
01524 583311