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Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology

Job Reference: 249-9990259

Employer:
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Neurology
Location:
Swindon
Salary:
£79,860 - £107,668

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Swindon is proud to have a team of highly skilled, kind and compassionate staff that deliver high quality care for our patients. The Trust provides acute services from the Great Western Hospital and community healthcare services across Swindon. We are an ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing our quality journey so that we can exceed our patient’s expectations.

We have recently been successful in our bid for £30 million of national funding to develop an Integrated Front Door, expand our Emergency Department, purchase land for potential expansion and to help us develop new models of care, such as an intensive rehabilitation offer. And we have many more ambitious plans. This is a great and exciting milestone which will help us to maintain quality and safety for people in Swindon and the surrounding areas over the coming years.


CONSULTANT IN CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

The Great Western Hospital, Swindon and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford are seeking an enthusiastic and highly-proficient consultant in clinical neurophysiology.

The post will involve 3 days per week in Swindon providing a general neurophysiology (EEG and EMG) service within a newly designed and equipped unit, supported by 2.0 WTE physiologists, and two days per week at the regional neurophysiology department in Oxford developing a sub-specialty interest (preferably in sleep neurophysiology) and participating in CME

The post holder must hold a CCT (or equivalent) in clinical neurophysiologywith experience in all aspects of this specialty. An established interest or a willingness to develop a sub-specialist interest in sleep neurophysiology would be advantageous.

For further information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Stephan Hinze (Consultant Neurologist) on 01793 605099 or shinze@nhs.net and Dr Ravi Knight, clinical lead for neurophysiology at the John Radcliffe Hospital 01865 234710.

The successful candidates will need to be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of obtaining CCT or equivalent at the date of the interview.

Swindon is a thriving town set between the Cotswolds to the North and West, the Upper Thames valley to the East and the Marlborough Downs to the South. London, Bristol and Oxford are all within easy reach.




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Benefits:

Working in healthcare is rewarding and we will work with you to maximize your potential. All we ask in return is that you live by our STAR values - Service, Teamwork, Ambition and Respect.

  • We invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer we offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts.
  • Bank workers receive one extra hours pay for every 12 hours worked in place of annual leave entitlement, plus other benefits including pension.
  • We offer an onsite Nursery

Application information:

The vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications are received.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period, with the exception of medical and dental candidates.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates are required to pay for their own DBS check where applicable. Standard DBS check costs £26 and will be recovered from your first pay; Enhanced DBS check costs £44 and will be split and recovered over the first 2 pay.

Bank posts requiring a DBS check; payment must be made prior to commencing.

Apprentices are exempt from payment.

GWH NHS Foundation Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to safer recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team.


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



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