Consultant in Stroke

Location
Truro, Cornwall
Salary
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
156-MS-2024
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CONSULTANT IN STROKE
(WITH OR WITHOUT NEURO-REHABILITATION OR NEUROLOGY)

Applications are invited for the posts of Consultant in Stroke, working for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Cornwall.

The RCH team of Older People Services has recently been described by the National Frailty Network as ‘a great group of geriatricians who are making important steps towards improving an already first rate frailty service.

The RCH Stroke Service is in the process of rapid change following significant new investment to further develop our team. We have recently redesigned our Acute Stroke Pathway to include a 6 bedded Level 1 Hyper Acute Stroke Unit which is due to open fully in the next 12months.

We are looking for innovative and dynamic individuals who will enjoy helping us to grow and develop our Stroke Team to meet the needs of our patients in Cornwall.

We are welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds – stroke, neurology, neuro-rehabilitation and geriatrics. ou will be able to work in solely stroke or a combination of these specialties.

The Stroke Consultant team take a proactive approach to teaching and research, so this would be your chance to take a lead in forging pioneering new approaches to Stroke Care.

The Stroke Consultant team work alongside our exceptional multi-disciplinary team of nurses, allied health professionals and old age psychiatrists to deliver the very best care to our community.

To apply for this role or view further information and the job description please visit www.jobs.NHS.uk and enter reference number 156-MS-2024

We also have posts for Consultant in Geriatrics please visit www.jobs.NHS.uk and enter reference number 156-MS-2023 for further information

Informal enquiries regarding this post should be addressed to Dr. Laura Wesson, Specialty Lead, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, (laurawesson@nhs.net, 01872 252447) or Naomi Wakeley, Service Manager, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, (Naomi.wakeley@nhs.net, 01872 252019).

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date: 2nd June 2019