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Senior Clinical Fellow in Stroke

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Stroke medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust are seeking to appoint a Senior Clinical Fellow ST3 level or above to join our Stroke Service. The post-holder will join the well-established department and deliver excellent Stroke Care on our Stroke Unit

We are looking for applicants with experience in Stroke Medicine and acute and/or general internal medicine who have excellent team-working skills with the abilities/professional skills to work well in a multi-professional team.

The Stroke unit at Barking Havering and Redbridge Unit is a comprehensive integrated unit with specialist services such as Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology along with Neuro ITU services.

Stroke Unit at The Trust is one of the eight HASU in the London. We provide Stroke care to Northeast London which covers more than an 800,000 population.

We are one of the busiest and high performing Stroke units in the country and consistently rank very high in National Audits We also provide rehabilitation service for Stroke patients at the same time as delivering cutting edge technological treatments to our patients at doorstep. We conform to all standards of London HASUs and maintain excellent reputation of research unit as well.

Rota: This rota is fully complaint with EWTD it is subject to change depending on requirements and adequate notice Cross cover is provided for neurosurgery, stroke and neurology. There is a rota coordinator to help with on calls and annual and study leaves

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellow ST3 Equivalent with on call rota to start as soon as possible. The post is recognised for the MBBS or equivalent. All applicants must hold a current GMC registration. This is a banded post.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. We reserve the right to bring forward the closing dates should we have an overwhelming response. The trust aims to provide a comprehensive 7-day service to patients, and this may affect the working patterns currently being advertised or this post. Any changed made to the working patterns will be made for the benefit of the patient care and notifications of these changes will be explained to you throughout the recruitment process. We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming application from all sections of the community. Applications who consider they have a disability will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate a strict screening procedure for the posts with vulnerable children and adults

We are a major Neuroscience Centre and are undergoing further and significant development as a tertiary referral centre for Northeast London and Essex, including additional critical care capacity. We are a major Cancer Centre and are actively striving to enhance the range of our services, including the development of a PET CT service.
About us

Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive forour teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and our performance against the four-hour emergency access standard remains challenged, in comparison to many other London trusts.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description
Job responsibilities

It is expected that the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team member committed to improving outcomes for Stroke survivors. The post holder will demonstrate an ability to work flexibly, priorities, and work as a responsible, experienced doctor and able to supervise juniors. They will be keen to keep their knowledge, skills and experience up to date and develop their potential as an excellent Stroke doctor.

Post: Senior Clinical fellow
  • UK basic medical qualification
  • Full registration with GMC
  • Higher qualifications (e.g. MRCP)

Skills Abilities

Evidence of ability to communicate with patients, colleagues and staff at all levels

Ability to motivate & develop junior medical staff

Experience -Completed House Officer Training

Proven experience in UK

Personal Qualities Ability to gain the Trust and confidence of colleagues and patients

Ability to teach effectively

Person Specification
  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council
  • Completed House officer Training
  • proven UK Experience
  • Higher qualifacations (eg MRCP)
  • Completed House officer Training
  • Ability to work with in a Team

Employer details
Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Stroke Medical Staff

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