Consultant Paediatric Neurology
Applications are invited for 2 whole-time or part-time consultants in Paediatric Neurology. These are replacement posts which will enhance the current establishment of NHS and academic staff of the Leicester Children’s Hospital.
The Leicester paediatric neurology service is based in the Leicester Children’s Hospital on the Leicester Royal Infirmary site. It provides secondary and tertiary services to the Leicestershire and Rutland communities. It also works in partnership with surrounding NHS Trusts to provide care to patients from further afield.
Applicants must already be on the GMC specialist register or within 6 months of the interview date have a certificate of completion of specialist training.
As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.
The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and clinical audit. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team.
The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals in Leicester. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.
For further information and for an informal discussion, please contact
Dr Simon Robinson, Head of Service on Leicester (0116) 258 7684
Closing date: 7th December 2017
Applications received after this date will not be considered.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Candidates are invited to visit the Paediatric Neurology team at the Leicester Children’s Hospital and can make arrangements to do so through:
Dr Nahin Hussain
Telephone: 0116 258 5470 (management office)
Please submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment; we will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.
Please check the email account (including your junk mail)that you supplied as part of your application on a regular basis following the closing date and throughout the recruitment process, as this is how we will communicate with you.
We are committed to delivering equality of opportunity for all of our service users, and for our staff. Our aim is to create a workplace in which discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported.
“Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been shortlisted.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.