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Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
23 Mar 2024

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Specialist doctor, Neurology, Stroke medicine
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting a Consultant for Stroke Medicine.

The Trust is very proud of the Stroke services we provide to our patients. We would love to hear from enthusiastic applicants who want to help us in continuing to provide excellent care and develop the services we offer.

Bolton has an excellent reputation across the GM network with a consistently high Sentinel Stroke National Programme (SSNAP) score. Bolton was the first District General Hospital in Greater Manchester to be 'A' rated.

This is as a thrilling opportunity for the right candidate, with an inspirational and visible leadership style, to be able to help us drive and deliver excellent, evolving, Stroke services across Bolton.

The Trust will offer a warm welcome to applicants who are joining us from outside of the North West. With the opportunity of an attractive relocation package, for those outside of the Greater Manchester and Lancashire area, which will include the assistance of finding nearby accommodation, Health Services and community links.

We want our staff to be supported throughout their careers and we can provide you with significant development opportunities. We will create a bespoke developmental plan based on your feedback to help you be the best you can be in this role.

Main duties of the job

You will be an enthusiastic, forward thinking, proactive, innovative clinical leader who puts the patient at the heart of what they do delivering high quality care and organisational performance.

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with a wide range of colleagues across professional boundaries.

You will have a demonstrable track record of successful delivery of Stroke services with high quality patient outcomes.

Bolton has a 24 bedded Acute Stroke Unit and delivers a Monday to Friday out- patient service for Stroke and TIA referrals. You will be an integral part of the Unit supported by a full MDT including stroke specialist nurses, therapists, a clinical neuropsychologist and a Stroke Co-ordinator. The Unit also has an established combined Early Supported Discharge and Community Stroke Team.

About us

Royal Bolton Hospital has a great reputation for supporting staff, celebrating success and continued service development.

We are one of the North West's busiest acute NHS foundations trusts, serving people across Bolton and other parts of Greater Manchester and are amongst the best in the region for several of our services.

The Trust is currently underway with building the Bolton College of Medical Sciences, a state of the art, vocational, professional skills and training facility, which is due completion in 2024.

We aim to:

  • Provide every person the best treatment, in the best place, every time
  • Be a great place to work
  • Spend our money wisely
  • Make our hospital and buildings fit for the future
  • Join up services to improve the health of the people of Bolton
  • Develop partnerships across Greater Manchester to improve services

The Trust offers fantastic Staff Benefits, ranging from salary sacrifice schemes, including Cars, Technology and Cycling, to an onsite gym and local store discounts.

In return for your commitment to Bolton we can offer you a fantastic place to work, within a high-performing, very stable Trust, alongside amazing colleagues with one goal 'to provide the best care for our patients'. This isn't an idle boast as we can demonstrate from our last two CQC inspections (rated 'Good' both times), annual reports and our excellent clinical and financial performance. Our most recent Staff Survey results show us that our staff agree that Bolton is an amazing place to work.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description for full duties and responsibilities.

You will be fully registered with the General Medical Council and be included on the Specialist Register (or a UK SpR within 6 months of CCT date at interview).

You will have the opportunity to join the weekend on-call rota (1 in 7) at Salford Hyper Acute Stoke Unit to enable you to maintain your skills with thrombolysis and thrombectomy. There will be opportunity to support weekend TIA clinics as 7 day clinics are established at Salford with support from some of the district consultants for the Salford, Bolton and Wigan sector.

Requests to work additional PAs will also be considered and a job plan will be discussed and agreed with you before commencement.

Person Specification

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  • Has met desirable criteria


  • Has met essential criteria


  • Has met desirable criteria

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