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Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery (ST1-2)

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 Per Annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

The posts are at Clinical Fellow level (ST1-2) in Neurosurgery for a 6 month period in the first instance, although longer appointments can be arranged for the successful candidate following further discussion and/or a suitable trial period. There is a dedicated in-house Consultant-led Neurosurgical teaching programme, and successful applicants will be supported in their broader professional and career development, particularly with reference to eventually obtaining the MRCS Examination. The successful candidate must be fully GMC registered with a license to practice and (ideally) have some prior experience in Neurosurgery.

Main duties of the job

1:8 Resident Full-Shift On-Call (12 hours)

Inpatient Ward-Rounds

Emergency Care

Assisting in Theatre

Clinical Governance: As part of the yearly Appraisal process, they would be strongly encouraged to be actively involved in Clinical Governance within the department during their employment.

Research: There are extensive opportunities to be involved in research whilst in post. The department has a very strong academic record, having been (and is currently) involved in several landmark Neurosurgical studies.

About us

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports the Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. James Barber - Consultant Neurosurgeon

Mr. Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos - Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Lead

Person Specification

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice


  • Prizes/Academic Distinctions
  • MRCS

Knowledge/Specialist Clinical Expertise

  • Completed Foundation-level Training (or equivalent)


  • Publications/Research
  • Experience in Neurosurgery

Training Expected

  • BLS


  • ATLS

Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach to work and evidence of team working
  • IT literate


  • Familiarity with databases

Personal Qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Reliable and dependable


  • Creative
  • Adaptable
  • Flexible

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