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Consultant Paediatrician with a Special Interest in Neurology/Neurodi

Job Reference: 213-NC-2358-A

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill, London
£80,075 - £107,204 per an

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Applications are invited for a 12 month full-time locum consultant post within the department of paediatric neurosciences at King’s College Hospital, London, commencing July 15th 2019. The post is open to either a General Paediatrician with at least a year of tertiary paediatric neurology experience or to a paediatric neurologist.

King’s College Hospital is a regional Neurosciences Unit and Major Trauma Centre, and offers inpatient and outpatient paediatric neurology care to the region jointly with colleagues at the Evelina Children’s Hospital. King’s hosts the paediatric neurosurgical service, and the post will support inpatient children receiving care from this service as well as across a range of other subspecialties including neurorehabilitation, PICU, NICU, hepatology and general paediatrics. The paediatric neursosciences inpatient service is supported by an expert multidisciplinary team. There is a very busy outpatient epilepsy service as well as clinics for children with neurodisability and a range of neurological disorders. The successful applicant will join four consultant colleagues offering services to these children.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr. David McCormick (Clinical Lead) or Rachel Rutt (Service Manager, Children's Hospital)


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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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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.

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