Locum Consultant in Neurology
- Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
- £98,897 a year per annum
- Closing date
- 7 Feb 2023
- Hospital, Neurology
- Career Level
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.
Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.
Applicants should preferably either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.
You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is 98,897 per annum.
Applicants must ensure they provide names and contact details of referees covering at least the last 3 years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will provide medical support to the in-patients on the Neurology ward at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff as well as run weekly outpatient clinics across both main sites and participate in the on-call rota.
The appointee will join the current team of 14 Consultant Neurologists who provide adult clinical neurology services for both Cardiff and Vale and Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Boards and tertiary services for South East Wales.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Welland ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.
- Full GMC Registration with a licence to practise
- Broad training and experience in General Neurology
- Subspecialty interest in epilepsy or neuromuscular disease, or other
- Counselling / Communication skills
- Evidence of teaching medical students and junior doctors
- Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest NHS organisations in Europe. We employ approximately 14,500 staff, and spend around £1.4 billion every year on providing health and wellbeing services to a population of around 472,400 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We also serve a wider population across South and Mid Wales for a range of specialties.
Our vision is to create a community where healthy life choice does not depend on who you are or where you live.
We are a teaching Health Board with close links to the university sector, and together we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals, while working on research that will hopefully unlock the cures for today’s illnesses.
The only tertiary centre for Wales offering a range of services for the whole nation including the only Children’s Hospital in Wales, Organ Donation and Transplant, Neuroscience, Genomics, Precision Medicine and Advanced Therapies, and more.
Improving the health of our population and reducing inequalities. Providing preventative health care information and advice including access to health and well-being services.
Primary, Community and Intermediate Care
Offering first line health services at GP surgeries, dentists, optomtetrist and a range of therapy and community based services accessible as close to home as possible.
Acute and Tertiary Care
Providing unscheduled or emergency care. Elective care and specialist services to a wider population across Wales, including dignostics and theraputic services.
Providing the support services required to run an integrated health system across Cardiff and Wales ensuring patient safety, governance, quality assurance, performance and excellent delivery of all services.
- Our organisation is structured and designed into seven Clinical Boards which cover our four main service areas and much more. They are:
- Children and Women’s Clinical Board
- Clinical Diagnostics and Therapeutics
- Medicine Clinical Board
- Mental Health Clinical Board
- Specialist Services Clinical Board
- Surgery Clinical Board
- Primary, Community and Intermediate Care Clinical Board
The Clinical Boards were created in June 2013 and have been successful in providing strong leadership in clinical areas and have resulted in the acceleration of operational decision making, greatly enhancing the outcomes for patients in their care. The Boards are held to account via the Executive Directors and a process of scrutiny is ensured through monthly performance boards and a robust authorisation process.
A Great Place to Live and Work
Cardiff really is a city of contrasts. A castle with 1900 years of history stands alongside a modern shopping centre and a spectacular Civic Centre surrounded by acres of parkland.
The Cardiff Bay development has created eight miles of waterfront with a range of new apartments, bars and restaurants.
For those seeking more culture there is easy access to the National Museum and Gallery Cardiff, the Museum of Welsh Life and the Wales Millennium Centre, home of the Welsh National Opera.
Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a mixture of gentle rolling hills, charming towns and villages, and a dramatic natural coastline which includes part of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.
Surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty, with the Brecon Beacons National Park, Swansea Gower Peninsula and the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan all nearby, Cardiff really does have it all.
Housing is reasonably priced, and our schools offer a high standard of education and facilities.
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