Stroke Consultant

Cwmbran, Torfaen (Tor-faen)
£79,957 - £103,806 pro rata for part time
23 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Stroke Consultant

Based at Grange University Hospital (GUH), Cwmbran, SE Wales 

Full Time (10 Sessions)

Start Date:  ASAP

 Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 14th December 2020

We are looking for an exciting and dynamic person to join our stroke department at the newly built Grange University Hospital (GUH) as a Stroke Consultant to start as soon as possible on a full time basis (10 Sessions plus 1 Temporary Session).

This post has become available to support the Health Board opening the newly built Grange University Hospital which will be the centre of specialist and critical care and will be part of an existing new stroke service redesign programme (SSRP), started in 2016 which involves centralisation of a 7 day hyper-acute stroke service

This consultant post will support the hyper acute service at the University Grange Hospital and the following step down care for rehabilitation at local general hospital at Nevill Hall Hospital.

Aneurin Bevan Health Board is one of seven acute Local Health Boards in Wales. And provides acute, community and mental healthcare services to more than 600,000 people living in South East Wales, and is one of the largest and busiest NHS health boards/Trusts the UK. Currently, it is responsible for delivering services through its centre of specialist and critical care at the newly built Grange University Hospital and three other acute hospitals in Newport, Abergavenny and Ystrad Mynach, supported by community hospitals, health centres and extensive mental health and learning disabilities facilities.

The post holder will be based at the Grange University Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital encompassing and will be involved in:

  • Comprehensive care of stroke patients including stroke Thrombolysis,
  • Commitment of acute and rehabilitation stroke unit, HASU and TIA clinics
  • Acute inpatient assessment and treatment of stroke and general medicine patients admitted to the stroke ward
  • Delivering Outpatient clinics
  • Providing cover for community hospitals
  • Supporting the training of medical staff, nurses and other members of the MDT
  • Providing effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members
  • Develop teaching and research within the organisation

 Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Yaqoob Bhat, Clinical Director of Stroke Medicine tel: 01633 234652

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including - an adults barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC and you should have MRCP.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON419-A                   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on  14th December 2020

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:            23rd November 2020

Published in BMJ:     28th November 2020                                

Interview Date:      12th January 2021