Consultant in Neurology

Location
Dartford, Kent
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Ref
252-440
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Neurology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust has its headquarters at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent.

Darent Valley Hospital is a relatively new, purpose built hospital which opened in August 2000 and was the first Private Finance Initiative hospital to be completed. In October 2013 the Trust took on a number of services at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and Erith & District Hospital as part of the dissolution of the South London Healthcare Trust. The Trust offers a comprehensive range of acute services, with a bed-base of 544, to around 400,000 people in North Kent and South East London.

This is a job advertisement for a part-time substantive Consultant in Neurology (5 PAs) with an interest in diagnostic neurology and headache.

We offer you the opportunity to join a lively, enthusiastic, progressive and expanding Neurology team in a modern, well-equipped Hospital. You will join an existing team of 4 Consultants and 1 trainee neurology registrar.

This post is offered on a part-time basis and is available as soon as possible. The post has been created to replace a member of staff and to meet the increasing needs of the service. You will initially be contracted to 5 programmed activities per week, although this will be reviewed in due course.

You should possess a CCT (or be within three months of obtaining), and should be listed on the Specialist Register at the time of taking up the post. An FRCP will be encouraged.

Active participation in Research, Audit and Teaching is encouraged and supported. The candidate will need to demonstrate professional excellence and ability to deliver effective care.

The Trust has a strong commitment to equality and diversity. We aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 'Positive action' initiatives can be used whenever an under-represented group is identified. Our workforce is currently under-represented by women consultants and we welcome female applications for this post.

For enquiries, please contact Dr RS Delamont, Lead Clinician for Neurology via Barbara Carr on 01322 428426 and Dr G Sisson Clinical Director for Acute Medicine via Linda Wincott, Secretary, on 01322 424697.

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Closing date: 14 May 2017

Interview date: 23 June 2017

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