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Fellow in Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine

Job Reference: 321-S6-865-FB

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine
Oxford, Oxford
£30,605 to £48,123 pa

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

A whole-time Fellow post in Neurological Rehabilitation Medicine is available now at Oxford University Hospitals.

The appointment is on a full-time basis but applications are welcome from those who wish to job share.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust seeks to appoint a Fellow in Neurological Rehabilitation for six months from March or April 2018, with the option to extend to one year. This Fellowship will be based in the Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE), and is suitable for applicants who have completed their training in Rehabilitation Medicine or who wish to interrupt their training to gain additional experience. It will give the opportunity to gain experience in the management of patients with Disorders of Consciousness, tracheostomy care, spasticity management and the management of chronic disabling neurological conditions. For applicants who wish to further their knowledge of prosthetics there is the opportunity to attend and participate in clinics in the prosthetics service. The successful applicant will be encouraged to work on a research project or audit which will be timetabled into the weekly programme. There are a number of projects already under way in collaboration with the Functional MRI of the Brain team at the University of Oxford (FMRIB) (neurorehabilitation) and with the University of Oxford Engineering Department (prosthetics). Applications will be welcomed from Physicians with training in Rehabilitation Medicine, Elderly Care Medicine, Stroke Medicine, Neurology, and allied fields.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates are strongly recommended to visit the department and hospital and are invited to contact Dr David Henderson Slater, Clinical Lead for the Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE) (01865 737306), or Dr Sudhir Singh, Clinical Director for Acute Medicine and Rehabilitation (tel: 01865 234848).

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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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