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Junior Specialist Doctor (Standard) in Neurosurgery

Job Reference: 304-JSD-D057-8

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
Neurosurgery
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£36,461

QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK and is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have just over 9000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 Ext. 18384 or 18395.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


Applications are invited for the post of Junior Specialist Doctor (Standard) to work within the Neurosurgery Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Ideally the post will commence as soon as possible but applications for August 2018 may also be considered.

NEUROSURGERY

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) is one of the largest and busiest neurosurgical units in the Europe carrying out more than 3200 operations per year the facilities available, are as follows:

  • Three neurosurgical wards, with a total of 80 beds
  • Five dedicated neurosurgical operating theatres
  • Access to 4 beds on the ambulatory care unit
  • A designated Neuro-Critical Care Unit
  • Full imaging services, including 6 MRI scanning units.
  • Full out-patient facilities with electronic patient records
  • Full post-graduate training facilities

The hospital is a level one trauma unit, leading to increases in emergency work to the department. QEHB already has special expertise in the management of all forms of trauma, as a result of its links with the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM), which is located in the hospital.

Working Arrangements / Rota

The principle responsibility of this post will be the routine care of neurosurgical patients under supervision from the Registrars and Consultants. He/She will share responsibilities with the JSD (Std) for the ward care of patients, with special emphasis on history-taking and medical management. Day to day contact-liaison with the relevant medical, nursing and technical departments is necessary. Out patient clinics will be under the supervision of the responsible consultant.

All posts are full-time with rota committments.

Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

One of our values is HONESTY therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, for some posts, this may include if the convictions are considered to be spent, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences. Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

For enquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact the Medical Recruitment Team on: 0121 37 18384 or 18395


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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