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Trust Grade in Paediatric Neurology

Job Reference: 358-3091122-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Paediatric Neurology
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Applications are invited for a 12 month fixed term Clinical fellow/Trust staff grade in Paediatric Neurology.

This is a replacement post which will enhance the current establishment of NHS and academic staff at the Leicester Children’s Hospital. The Leicester Paediatric Neurology service is based in the Leicester Children’s Hospital on the Leicester Royal Infirmary site. It provides secondary and tertiary services to the Leicestershire and Rutland communities. It also works in partnership with surrounding NHS Trusts to provide care to patients from further afield.

Principle elements of this post will be:

1) Provide support to the consultants in out patient and inpatient care of paediatric neurology patients

2) To work with general paediatric colleagues and the Neurology SPR to provide middle grade daytime cover for neurology patients

3) To arrange for admissions and Investigations for neurology patients and liaise with other specialists locally and nationally as appropriate

4) To help with administrative work of the consult ants including liaising with GP,S ,community paediatricians, epilepsy nurses, Local government and others.

5) To participate in audit, research and educational activities and maintain CPD.

The candidate should ideally have completed training in general paediatrics. Those with some sub speciality experience in Paediatric Neurology would be preferred. This would be an ideal job for post CCST candidates looking for developing sub speciality interest in Paediatric Neurology.

The appointment will be full time Monday to Friday and will require participation in on call rotas.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application. The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and clinical audit. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Nahin HussainJob titleLead ConsultantEmail addressnahin.hussain@uhl-tr.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates are invited to visit the Paediatric Neurology team at the Leicester Children’s Hospital and can make arrangements to do so through: Dr Nahin Hussain

Telephone: 0116 258 5470 (management office)

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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.

UK Registration

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

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