This post is for a Locum Consultant Neurologist based at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford. This is a new post created to further develop the Neurology service within the Trust, to meet the increasing demands for outpatient Neurology, and to maintain / enhance inpatient neurology for patients within the district general hospital and the associated cancer centre (St. Luke's Cancer Centre). Sub-specialist interests are welcomed particularly in Acute Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, but also in Parkinson's, Headache, Epilepsy and Movement Disorders.
The job is a full time post comprising 10 Programmed Activities (PAs), which includes 8 PAs of DCC activity and 2 PAs of SPA activity. Candidates who wish to work a different number of programmed activities to that specified in the current job plan will be considered for this post, with negotiation on the content of the job plan on an individual basis.
Main duties of the job
In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to provide a comprehensive acute and outpatient Neurology Service.
To provide cover for Consultant and Senior colleagues in respect of periods of leave.
In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to take part in medical audit and research as appropriate.
In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met.
To ensure that there are adequate arrangements for hospital staff involved in the care of your patients to be able to contact you when necessary.
Royal Surrey is a compassionate and collaborative acute and community Trust. Recognising that our 5000 colleagues are our greatest strength, we offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program along with a commitment to developing and advancing your career. Our diverse and welcoming Royal Surrey family will ensure you that you feel valued from your initial interview through your entire tenure.
We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in homes across Guildford and Waverley.
We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC.
Royal Surrey has a strong reputation and history to build on. We are proud of our achievements and we are investing in our colleagues through our commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than 45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us.
Although it isn't the Trusts normal practice, adverts may close early, so you are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.
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The standard full time job plan will consist of 10 Programmed Activities and the balance of the job plan in terms of DCC sessions delivered will equate to 8 DCC: 2 SPA in accordance with Trust policy. The Trust will allocate generic SPAs to cover CPD, Personal Audit, Appraisal, Appraisal Preparation, Mandatory Training, Revalidation, Clinical Supervision, Department Meetings and Investigation / Datix Review.
Please see full job description attached.
- Full registration with the GMC
- MRCP or FRCP or equivalent qualification
- MBBS or equivalent
Knowledge and Experience
- Wide general experience in general Neurology
- Wide experience of General Internal Medicine including multidisciplinary team working
- Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience