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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/12/2020.

Locum Consultant Neurosurgeon

Job Reference: 304-20C056

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
Neurosurgery
Location:
Birmingham, University Hospitals
Salary:
£82,096-£110,683

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


 

Locum CONSULTANT NEUROSURGEON ( SPINAL)

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, providing adult services to nearly 700,000 patients every year. The Trust is a regional centre for cancer, trauma, burns & plastics and has the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. .

It is one of the most-consistently high performing trusts in the NHS and has been rated ‘Outstanding’ for the Well-led category and ‘Good’ in all other categories of clinical and non-clinical services by the Care Quality Commission.

Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Neurosurgeon (Spinal). The successful applicant will join a team of Consultants providing a comprehensive complex spinal service to the wider community. The appointee should have completed his Neurosurgical training or within 6 months of CCT with ability to deal with the full range of spinal pathologies including oncology/Trauma and be able to work within multi-disciplinary teams. There is a dedicated spinal on-call service dealing with all spinal emergencies from the region and in-house emergencies through A&E and the Major Trauma Service.

Applicants should hold a CCT in Neurosurgery or being within 6 months of obtaining a CCT of the interview date.

Informal enquires and visits are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Mr Jas Dhir, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Service Lead, or Mr Navin Furtado, Consultant Neurosurgeon Spinal Sub-speciality Lead on 0121 371 2000.

Please ensure your CV is attached to your application before the closing date of 12 December 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.


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.



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