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Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join our diverse and dynamic Consultant Neurologist workforce centred within the Regional Neurosciences Centre for North East London and Essex. BHRUT is proud to be home to the Neuroscience Tertiary Centre which provides care for a population of 2.5 million people including a local population of 750,000. Within the Centre, Neurology has an active presence providing almost 900 clinic appointments per month, acute inpatient care and interventional treatment for common neurological conditions.
Due to the growing demands on the service, the Neurology Department is expanding their workforce to ensure all patients are seen in the right place and at the right time. Our vision for the development of the service has evolved following the COVID-19 pandemic and we are striving to implement innovative ways of working in conjunction with our stakeholder requirements.
Main duties of the job
We would welcome applicants who are forward-thinking, driven and committed to continuously develop ways of working within the rapid changes in demand. The Neurology Department comprises of all major sub-specialty clinical services, supported by a team of Clinical Nurse Specialists and Specialist Registrars as well as actively participating in clinical trials for MS, Movement Disorder, Epilepsy and Dementia patients. Applicants with a range of specialist interests will be considered. Applicants who may wish to work less than full-time or flexibly will be considered. The successful applicant would be expected to develop and maintain an interest in research and development, take part in regular clinical governance, and be actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical and nursing education. The post holder will have an unrivalled opportunity to work with a group of friendly, dynamic and motivated colleagues.
Under the leadership of our Chair, Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive we provide care for the residents of three 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.
As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive for our teams to innovate and change.
We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and this will be one of the many benefits of our closer collaboration with Barts Health. Working with them and with all our partners across north east London, we will find a sustainable solution to enhance patient care.
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.
The successful applicant would be expected to develop and maintain an interest in research and development, take part in regular clinical governance, and be actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical and nursing education.
Applicants must have full GMC Registration and be on the specialist register or be within 6 months of their CCST date at interview.
- MRCP (UK) or an Equivalent
- Full Registration with the General Medical Council
- Entry on the GMC Specialist Register or be eligible for inclusion within six months of the interview date
- Additional relevant medical degree
- Peer-reviewed publications
- Presentations at international meetings