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Consultant in Neurology

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust
London (Central), London (Greater)
£93,666 - £126,281 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
20 Sep 2023

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Consultant in Neurology

Neurovascular & Headache NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Part time - 8 sessions per week
Job ref: 271-MDL-5474934
Salary: £93,666 - £126,281 pro rata, per annum

Applications are invited for two Substantive Consultant post based within the Neurology Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.

Consultant in Paediatric Neurology – Neurovascular and Headache (8 PAs)

The primary thrust for this post is in succession planning for neurovascular services. The postholder will join and be supported by a wider team including two established paediatric neurovascular consultants. There is scope within the role to deliver specialist headache clinics and general neurology.

We are the largest paediatric neurological centre in the UK and the principal provider of specialist child neurology services, both emergency and elective, for the North Thames region and the surrounding counties. The Specialty provides a national and international service for the management of rare and complex paediatric neurology conditions.

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust is a postgraduate teaching hospital, linked with the Institute of Child Health (ICH). The Trust has 368 beds and provides a comprehensive range of paediatric specialties for tertiary level care.

Main duties of the job

Trust with work commitments in the Neurology service. The primary thrust for this post is in succession planning for neurovascular services. The other priorities are to meet the capacity needs of the headache service in delivering clinical and research commitments. In order to address these, this post will support neurovascular, general neurology and headache services. The post comprises 6.4 PAs for direct clinical care (DCC) including on call and 1.6 PA for supporting professional activities (SPA).  The post holder will as a member of the Neurology consultant team participate in the on-call duty (currently 1 in 13, 0.5 PA/week, attracts Cat A supplements ). The post holder will also participate in the attending rotas for in-patient service:  acute neurology ward and neurology consultation service as specified in the job plan below.

Working for our organisation

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women’s staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust’s mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

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Closing date: 20 September 2023.

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