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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/09/2020.

Consultant Neurologist

Job Reference: 304-20C044

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Birmingham, University Hospitals NHS FT

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver 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. We are a designated 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 over 20,000 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 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

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



Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2WB

0121 627 2000 



University Hospital Birmingham is seeking to appoint a Consultant Neurologist to sustain and develop the existing inpatient and outpatients services to provide comprehensive care for the population of Birmingham with general and specialist neurological conditions supporting the care closer to home strategy. 

This post is a replacement post funded to facilitate the provision of Headache and BOTOX services for the West Midlands region and is based at the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The successful candidate will, alongside general neurological duties, provide predominantly outpatient care as well as some inpatient care of adults and those needing BOTOX for headache and a range of neurological conditions and help to co-ordinate the long term care of such patients in the community. 

Applicants are invited for Consultant Neurologist with a special interest in Headache / Botulinum toxin injections. 

Essential criteria for the post includes: possession of Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice; Basic Medical Degree (eg MBBS); entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview); European Community Rights or CESR; evidence of Higher Specialist Training in Neurology (or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview); Full MRCP or equivalent; a wide experience of working in Neurology. 

Informal enquires and visits are welcomed and can be arranged for: 

University Hospital Birmingham by contacting Dr Saiju Jacob Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Service Lead on 0121 371 5793

 Please refer to the Person Specification for a full list of the criteria st out for this post.


Please ensure your CV is attached to your application before the closing date of 23 September 2020 or the application will not be considered.

If you experience any difficulties with your application or uploading your CV please contact Christine Pickering  on 0121 371 8389


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

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

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 Visas and Immigration 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 Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

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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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