Locum Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
26 Aug 2020
23 Sep 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Locum Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

The Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust is seeking to recruit a high calibre Locum Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, to start as soon as possible. They will have experience in Neuro-rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Disease, and Epilepsy, and there is scope for them to develop their own special interests. This position is for 10 programmed activities a week.

This locum is for 6 months in the first instance, while a permanent post is established. The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic team of 2.5 WTE Paediatric Neurologists, with specialist clinics in Ataxia-Telangiectasia, Neuromuscular disease, Epilepsies, Syncope, Sleep Disorders, and Headache. The successful candidate will have 3-4 clinics a week, when not on call, including outreach clinics in the region. They will be admitting consultant for paediatric neurology about 1 in 4, partake in 1 joint ward round a week, and be non-resident on call about 1 weekend a month.

Applicants should be on the GMC Specialist Register or be eligible, or be within 6 months of the date of CCT at interview. Applicants should have MRCPCH or an equivalent qualification.

The candidate will have the ability to offer expert clinical opinions on a comprehensive range of paediatric neurological problems both in elective and emergency cases, and be able to manage and lead a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching at the University of Nottingham’s School of Medicine, as well as undertake post-graduate teaching, training, and educational supervision.

For further information, prospective applicants are invited to contact:

Dr Gabriel Chow, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, or Dr William Whitehouse, Clinical Associate Professor in Paediatric Neurology on 0115 9249924 ext 63329 or 07850 003 927.