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Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

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 Paediatric Neurologist

Neurometabolic & Medical Education NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time - 10 sessions per week
Job ref: 271-MDL-5536809
Salary: £93,666 - £126,281 pro rata, per annum

Job overview

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

GOSH Charity Clinical Impact Leader – Consultant in Paediatric Neurology -Neurometabolic & Neurology Medical Education Lead (10 PAs)

This post is funded by GOSH Charity for the initial two years to support specialist consultant training opportunities and succession development within Neurometabolic service. This post gives the opportunity for a candidate with an interest in neurometabolic disorders to pursue clinical and research opportunities in this field. The post combines acute neurology and medical education. The candidate will have the opportunity to pursue and consolidate their expertise in this area.

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.

Main duties of the job

Neurometabolic conditions including neurotransmitter disorders has been identified as an area  that is critical to GOSH patients. This is an area in which it is challenging to gain clinical expertise at a senior level. Part of this post, specifically named as GOSH Charity Consultant – Clinical Impact Leader has been funded by GOSH Charity for the initial two years to support specialist consultant training opportunities and succession development within this specialty. Building research activity into the culture of GOSH specialist services contributes to improved patient outcomes and supports ongoing service development. As such, focus on research is an essential requirement of this clinical role. The successful appointee will be integrated into research opportunities offered by the GOSH Institute of Child Health and NIHR Biomedical Research Council. The post has additional funding to support the development and delivery of both undergraduate and post graduate trainees within the neurology department. They will also be an integral part of the GOSH Learning Academy and PGME in the delivery of medical education. The post holder will be expected to complete a short annual report for GOSH charity after 12 and 24 months with a particular focus on research activity and outputs, outcomes and impact from the post

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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