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Consultant Stroke Physician

Job Reference: 390-R3579-ME-C

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Stroke Medicine
Southend University Hospital, Southend on Sea
£76,761 - £103,490 per an

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable

Our multi-award winning stroke unit is looking to appoint a Consultant Stroke Physician with an option to pursue a special interest in another medical field.

Combining cutting edge technology with the best quality care, our stroke unit is a fantastic place to develop your career. Our clinicians are encouraged to develop their special interests, striving for high quality care and innovative development of services, in line with local and national agendas and targets. We have won 5 national awards in 5 years. This is an excellent opportunity for a new CCT-holder to experience consultant practice in a supportive environment, and to develop or bring experience to cutting edge medicine for the future.

This post is permanent and required to commence as soon as possible with a job plan consisting of 10 PA's plus 1 additional programmed activity. However there is scope for altering the job plan to suit the right applicant while meeting service needs. Potential applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Clinical Lead: we expect consultants to work with each other, the stroke service lead and the Clinical Director to adjust their job plan in line with the needs of the service and their own areas of particular expertise.

Some of the Stroke department’s recent awards include ‘Centre of excellence healthcare analysis awards 2013: ‘Best use of Business Intelligence for improved patient outcomes’, Health Service Journal Awards (2013) ‘Secondary Care Service Redesign’ and the Winner Thames Stroke Research Network 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 award for highest recruitment into randomised controlled trials.

You could be building your future in one of the best locations in Britain. Southend is a vibrant seaside town offering a relaxed lifestyle, with a busy local airport and rapid and frequent transport links to London, the Essex countryside and beyond.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Paul Guyler on (01702 433555) Ext: 6012

The Trust is committed to providing equality of opportunity and all applicants will be considered on the basis of their suitability. The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:

  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service
  • An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.
  • And as we are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we allow participation in a Gainshare Payment Scheme, have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards.

If you have patients in your every thought, whether you are in the office helping manage the financial accounts, or working on a ward providing direct patient care, we would welcome your application.

Please use the additional information section of your application to demonstrate how you meet the competencies of the person specification and the values of this Trust.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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