Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£76,761 to £103,490
11 Sep 2017
08 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a consultant post in Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust comprises four hospitals: John Radcliffe, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Churchill Hospital and the Horton General Hospital. 

The post is primarily based at the Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE), which is located at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre campus in Headington, close to the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals. OCE is a specialist neurological rehabilitation centre with an international reputation for excellence. It has a strong research and academic record going back many years to its predecessor unit, Rivermead. There are 26 inpatient beds (level 1b), a day hospital for chronic neurological illness, a specialist spasticity service, specialist seating and disability equipment services. The prosthetic service is co-located in the Rivermead building. 

There will be opportunities for the successful applicant to develop their own areas of interest that may include management of patients with Disorders of Consciousness, spasticity management, management of chronic neurological illness etc. The two other consultants in post have special interests in complex spasticity management (Professor Kischka) and neuropsychiatric/behavioural disorders and prosthetics (Dr Henderson Slater). It is expected that the successful applicant will be responsible for the care of up to about 10 inpatients. 

The appointment is on a full-time basis. Applications are welcome from physicians trained in Rehabilitation Medicine, or Neurology with substantive interest and experience in Rehabilitation Medicine and those who wish to job share or looking to combine clinical work with a research career or educational interest. Those with academic and subspecialty interests are encouraged to discuss the opportunities that are available. 

Oxford is a beautiful historic city with much to offer. We have excellent schools and fabulous communities. With access to London there is something for everyone.

For further details / informal visits contact Dr David Henderson-Slater on  

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Closing Date: 8 October 2017