Consultant in Neurology with Stroke interest
Applications are invited for a substantive (10PA) Consultant Neurologist with a specialist interest in stroke and stroke rehabilitation or a stroke physician to join an established, highly committed, multi-disciplinary team. The essential requirement is that the appointee be expert in and committed to the care and management of stroke patients in all phases of their care, be committed to helping building a stroke centre of excellence both in patient care and research. Excellent opportunities exist to build a research base collaborating with the other stroke consultants and also with the neuroradiology team and the neurosurgery team.
The successful applicant would join the current 4 neurology consultants who cover the stroke activity at the Trust. The Neurology Department provides all stroke services within NBT, currently with a team of 5 consultant stroke specialists leading the Trust’s Comprehensive Stroke Centre including both acute and rehabilitation services. In addition to dedicated junior medical staff and specialist trainees, we provide acute thrombolysis and TIA clinics 365 days per year. We have an excellent neurovascular interventional radiology service. We also have a full time stroke specialist nurse. The post is advertised due to one of the existing Consultants moving to another country.
North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West and one of the largest in the UK.
Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for Neurology, have CCT in Neurology or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full Registration with the GMC is essential.
The post is based in Southmead Hospital. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from Southmead Hospital, Bristol, for on-call purposes.
Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidate will be employed under the Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.
Further details available from Dr Pearson contactable via his secretary on 0117 414 6698 or Justin.Pearson@nbt.nhs.uk
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If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.
Closing date: 03/08/17
Interview date: 05/09/17
CVs are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel.
NORTH BRISTOL NHS TRUST IS COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES. JOB SHARE APPLICATIONS ARE WELCOME.