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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/01/2021.

Consultant Neurologist

Job Reference: 323-AMD697

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Neurology
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£82,096 to £110,683 pa plus £149 HCAS

OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


Consultant in Neurology

Ready for a new challenge?

We’re looking for dynamic, forward thinking individuals to join our award winning hospital as we embark on a new journey of transforming our services.

Our thriving Neurology Department provides general and specialist outpatient clinics (MS, PD & Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Headache and Functional Disorders) in addition to an in-reach service to the wards. We have strong links with St George’s Hospital which includes admission rights. This post will attract an honorary contract with St George’s as the regional neuroscience centre which fulfils CPD requirements. We are also active in research and have strong links with several local universities, all staff are encouraged to support and participate in research activities.

We are looking for a new consultant to join Dr Coebergh, Dr Barnes, Dr Abdel-Aziz, Dr Teodoro, Dr Gulli and Dr Kamman and our team of specialist nurses and practitioners in MS and PD.

Please see the job description for an indicative job plan. We are happy to discuss individual candidates’ interests and will be as flexible as we can in terms of PAs and job plans, so please contact us to discuss your requirements or to arrange a visit to the Trust.

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 450,000 from an area which includes Chertsey, Woking, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Staines, Bedfont, Feltham and Spelthorne. There are 413 beds in a range of specialties. There is a full range of imaging services including CT and MRI scanning and laboratory services. Both hospital sites have thriving, modern and fully equipped postgraduate centres with the latest and up to date library services with a forever expanding wealth of facilities and resource. We have a strong and exciting library and postgraduate team with excellent knowledge and experience allowing assistance and guidance in all aspects of academia, research, clinical development and quality improvement.

Ashford and St Peters Hospital is located within Surrey in the western border of the M25 near London Heathrow. It is an affluent demographic known for its picturesque environment and high quality schools and high quality of life, with the added bonus of being very close to London with excellent rail connections and easy motorway links.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Dr Jonathan Robin, Divisional Director (Medicine & Emergency Services) on 01932 726187

Dr Jan Coebergh, Clinical Lead for Neurology on 01932 722383/ jan.coebergh@nhs.net




Coronavirus update

Due to the changing environment that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are continually reviewing our recruitment process on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE).

It's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the recruitment team.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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