Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£76,001 - £102,465
16 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Trafford General Hospital/Manchester Royal Infirmary

Here at CMFT, we’re proud to be a large teaching hospitals group, the seventh largest provider of specialised services in England with eight hospitals providing a range of services including community services. At the heart of the regeneration of Manchester, we’re one of three Trusts involved in the development of the Single Service for Manchester. This means we offer excellent opportunities for our people, particularly consultants. 

As a teaching hospital with intrinsic links to the University of Manchester, education and development is in our blood. All new consultants to CMFT are invited to our New Consultant Development Programme. The programme includes a series of talks and group based activities with an individual service improvement project. We also offer a Leadership for Excellence programme for clinical leads seeking to further develop their leadership skills.

The Department of Stroke Medicine provides specialist stroke care and rehabilitation to the local population of Central Manchester and Trafford. We also offer a support service to the local tertiary facilities, including the Manchester Vascular Centre and the Manchester Heart Centre.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a broad-based expertise in General (Internal) Medicine along with a specific interest in stroke medicine, who is looking for an opportunity that will empower them to make a real difference to patients and to developing innovative and forward looking service delivery models. 

You will work with a dedicated multidisciplinary stroke team at Trafford General Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary to provide care for both acute and rehabilitation stroke patients. You will be actively involved in developing the stroke model within the Single Hospital Service in Manchester, which will provide an excellent grounding for applicants aspiring to senior leadership roles. 

In addition we will fully support your individual interests and career objectives by supporting: 

Sessions at a local hyperacute Stroke Centre, and/or Other specialty sessions; Research opportunities, Management study opportunities 
We have a vibrant research-led environment, and we will expect you to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels while taking clinical supervisor responsibility for juniors working in acute medicine.

Compassionate and respectful, you will have a broad based expertise in general (internal) medicine together with a specialist interest in stroke medicine. Experience of teaching junior staff and medical students will be essential. On the specialist register or within six months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview, you will have sound organisational, leadership and communication skills together with the ability to provide care with empathy and dignity.

Closing date: 9 July 2017 

Working to an Interview date of Tuesday 8 August 2017.

For an informal discussion about the post, please email Marie Hanley ( Clinical Director; Jordi Morell ( Clinical Lead, or Mary Hynes ( Head of Adult Integrated Medicine.

For further information and to apply, please click the apply button.

CMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.

Closing date: 9 July 2017.

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