Consultant Neurologist with Special Interest in Multiple Sclerosis

Newport (Casnewydd)
£75,881 - £98,515 per annum/pro rata
19 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Neurologist with Special Interest in Multiple Sclerosis

Based at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, SE Wales


Full Time (10 Sessions)

 Anticipated Start Date: ASAP


Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26th September 2019


An exciting opportunity has arisen in Neurology Department for a substantive Consultant Neurologist with a special interest in MS.

You be joining a team of 5 Neurology Consultants, 3 Specialist MS Nurses, 2 Parkinson’s Specialist Nurses and 2 Epilepsy Nurses. The award winning team also have strong links with the tertiary Neurological services in University Hospital Wales.

The post will be based in the Royal Gwent Hospital site in Newport, South Wales, which is a large district general hospital. The Neurology department encompasses both Acute Neurological input and an extensive Outpatient based provision.

The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop any research interest and will be access a full range of training and supplementary courses.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Professor Charlotte Lawthom, 01633 238057.

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults and children’s barred list check Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.


Vacancy Ref: 040-CON364-N                   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26th September 2019

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 19th August 2019           

Published in BMJ: 31st August 2019

Interview Date: 25th October 2019