Consultant in Paediatric Neurodisability Special Interest in Movement Disorders (10 PAs)

3 days left

Location
London
Posted
24 Sep 2018
Closes
21 Oct 2018
Ref
MDL168PP
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Paediatrics
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Institute of Child Health

The Wolfson Neurodisability Service
J.M. Barrie Division

CONSULTANT IN PAEDIATRIC NEURODISABILITY
Special interest in Movement Disorders (10 PAs)

Applications are invited for the above post. The post is based within The Wolfson Neurodisability Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

The movement disorder service works within the Neurodisability service to advise on the management of children with congenital and acquired movement disorders, particularly those with cerebral palsy. The work is primarily outpatient based with MDT assessments, from which some children will be admitted for further treatment. There is some diagnostic work when the aetiology of the movement disorder is not clear.

Management advice is also given to inpatients where chronic and acquired brain injuries affect posture and tone. Therefore the suitable candidate should have specialist experience in in the diagnosis and management of neurological movement disorders and their complications. General developmental experience is also valuable as the successful candidate will be expected to conduct some ad-hoc inpatient developmental reviews.

We also run specialist clinics for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy selection and in Botulinum Toxin assessment and administration. The candidate should also have experience in these areas but will be supported by the existing consultants and the therapy team if additional training is needed.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Lucinda Carr (Consultant Neurologist), on 020 7405 9200 ext. 0182, Dr Belinda Crowe (Consultant in Neurodisability) on 020 7405 9200 ext. 5293.

All applicants must return their application forms and CV’s electronically via NHS Jobs.

To apply online, please click the apply button. Should you experience any technical difficulties, please contact us via email at vacancy@gosh.nhs.uk quoting the appropriate reference number MDL168PP.

Closing date: Sunday 21st October 2018.
Interview date: Tuesday 27th November 2018.

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