Consultant Neurologist

Calderdale, West Yorkshire
£76,761 to £103,490
04 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We recognise that our people are our greatest asset. We are delighted to be able to offer opportunities for talented, motivated and enthusiastic clinicians. The Trust has developed proposals for the next, and very exciting phase in the Trusts history. If approved they would create – over the next five years – more centralised care at our Trust in two specialist centres. An emergency care centre with a dedicated paediatric unit and a specialist centre for planned care in a brand new hospital. As part of our investment in the future we have a number of Consultant posts that we are recruiting to. If you want to work in a dedicated, warm and friendly team providing compassionate care submit an application.

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic and successful organisation, winner of the hospital of the year award 2010, with a strong organisational and personal development focus. With over 5,500 employees and a turnover of £310 million, the Trust provides a comprehensive range of secondary care services to the people of Calderdale and Huddersfield. The Trust was awarded ‘Acute Trust of the Year 2011’ by the Health Service Journal.

The Trust is seeking to appoint a fourth Consultant Neurologist following the retirement of one of the Associate Specialist doctors. The upgrading of the vacancy will support Neurological services within CHFT ensuring that there are two consultants on each site. The successful applicant will be based at the Huddersfield providing clinical services to the population of Calderdale and Huddersfield and will work flexibly as required across both sites to meet the needs of the service. The post holder will be expected to actively engage with other consultant colleagues in the development of future service models to meet the changing needs of patients using the neurology services within the Trust.

The neurology service has strong links with the Regional Neurosciences Centre at Leeds and with Leeds Teaching Hospitals. The post holder is expected to fully participate in the academic day organized by, and for the group of neurologists (and junior neurology staff) affiliated to the centre where there are rotational clinical presentations from all neurologists and it is open for consultants to discuss challenging and interesting clinical cases with other colleagues. There is also a monthly Neuropathology meeting in which all relevant cases are presented and discussed with Neurology and Neuropathology colleagues.

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