King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with over 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,000 staff based across five main sites in South East London and Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.
The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.
King’s is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university – King’s College London – and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and South London and Maudsley.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Neurosurgeon to join the Department of Neurosurgery at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
The Department of Neurosurgery at King’s College Hospital is part of one of the largest Regional Neuroscience Units in the UK and the appointee to this post will work closely with the existing neurosurgeons to deal with elective and emergency referrals to the department. The full range of Neurosurgical subspecialties is represented within the department, including complex spine, pituitary, neurotrauma, skull base, neuro-oncology, DBS, epilepsy and paediatric neurosurgery.
The remit of one post holder will primarily be neuro oncology. The post holders will support other subspecialties in a flexible manner. The successful candidates will join the multi-disciplinary neuro oncology teams and will play a lead role in supporting these services. Being a very busy service it is essential that the successful candidates have the energy and flexibility to integrate within a busy and thriving neurosurgical department.
King’s is part of King’s Health Partners, an Academic Health Science Centre and is also one of the four Major Trauma Centres in London. New academic initiatives in Clinical Neuroscience on the Denmark Hill campus also make this an exciting time to join us.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Director for Neurosciences