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Consultant in Neurology

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
pro rata per annum
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Specialist doctor, Neurology
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant post in Neurology with a sub-specialty interest in neuro-immunology and neuro critical care.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have a special clinical interest and expertise in the field of neuro-immunology and neuro critical care.

The post holder would be expected to contribute to the non-resident on call rota which is currently 1:12 weekends for full-time consultants.

There is a weekly MS team multidisciplinary team meeting. The applicant also has the opportunity to contribute to the regional CUH neuro-immunology clinic on a fortnightly basis, wider experience in neuroinflammatory conditions is desirable but not essential.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Neurology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The neurology department at CUH provides a busy secondary care service to the local population of Cambridgeshire, north Essex and north-west Hertfordshire, including general neurology outpatients, an acute neurology service with a presence in the emergency department, and a tertiary neurology service to a wide catchment area across the Eastern region. This is provided by both Addenbrooke’s-based and district general hospital-employed consultant neurologists, with expertise in diseases including epilepsy, headache, movement disorders, neuro-muscular, neuroinflammatory, and neurogenetic disorders. 

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name:  Dr Rhys Roberts Job title: Consultant Neurologist and Specialty Lead Email address: Additional contact information Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Rhys Roberts, Consultant Neurologist and Specialty Lead for Neurology:

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