Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Chelmsford, Essex
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum pro rata
13 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Stroke medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant post in Stroke medicine. This is a replacement post. You will join in as part of an enthusiastic team of 3 full time Stroke Consultants based at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.

The department provides specialist Stroke services to a population of 380,000, with a 24/7 thrombolysis service and 32 Stroke beds. The Trust was recently recognised as the top performing stroke service in the country for ensuring that patients access the stroke unit in four hours.

We are based in a newly enhanced integrated hospital site, with excellent links with community services. Broomfield Hospital also has strong links with Anglia Ruskin University’s Science Campus and London-based research & educational networks. Anglia Ruskin is a Medical school since 2018 and we have a vastly expanding Research department with an interest in Stroke Medicine.

The Trust has a reputation for providing high quality well-structured care in a friendly and supportive environment. We are looking for dynamic colleagues with enthusiasm and leadership qualities. You should be able to lead a multidisciplinary team. You are required to be in possession of your MRCP, licensed and fully registered with the GMC and be on the Specialist Register for both General Medicine and Stroke or within six months of achieving this.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is committed to the highest standards of recruitment to ensure we attract and employ the very best of candidates. Broomfield Hospital is situated in Chelmsford close to the A12 and the major motorway networks, M25 and M11. Local public transport facilities are excellent with buses and a British Rail station nearby, with trains into London taking approximately 40 mins. Chelmsford also has outstanding schools and excellent local shopping.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr. Ramanathan Kirthivasan - Lead Stroke Consultant and Clinical Director on ramanathan.kirthivasan@meht.nhs.uk

Dr Matt Sweeting - Divisional Director on matthew.sweeting@meht.nhs.uk

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Closing date: 10th July 2019.