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Substantive Consultant in Neurology

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Penrith or Barrow
Depending on experience Per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Specialist doctor, Neurology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Applications are invited from experienced Consultant Neurologists to join the Speciality Medicine Collaborative, here at NCIC. The Neurology service is delivered across a number of outpatient's sites in Cumbria as well as providing an in reach service to the 3 acute hospitals. In addition to managing general Neurology referrals, the trust has developed a number of sub specialties and would welcome applications from Neurologists seeking full or part time hours and applicants particularly with an interest and experience in MS. The choice of location will be discussed at the interview.

Main duties of the job

The posts will involve out-patient and in-patient consultations. Specific commitments would be agreed in negotiation with colleagues once appointed, There are a number of outpatients clinics that are delivered cross sites across the Trust when needed giving you the opportunity to see the wonderful landscape of Cumbria . The department also operates A& G to GP and consultant colleagues alike within normal office hours.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.

  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Relocation package maybe available to successful candidates.

The maximum amount which can be claimed:For prospective employees/employees on a substantive contract: £8,000

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role of recruitment officer and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Person Specification

  • Fully registration with the General Medical Council
  • MRCP or equivalent.


  • MD or PhD degree
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register in Neurology via: oCCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview)

Clinical Skills & Experience

  • Excellent communication skills with patients, colleagues, managers and other staff
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients


  • Experience of working with primary care / community colleagues
  • A commitment to and experience of teaching
  • Experience of structured patient education
  • A sub-speciality Neurology interest
  • Specialist Registrar in Neurology or Equivalent

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