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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/10/2021.

Speciality Doctor in Stroke Medicine

Job Reference: 326-3189932-A-COD

Employer:
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Stroke & Acute Medicine
Location:
East Surrey Hospital, Redhill
Salary:
£45,124 - £77,519 per annum

We want to give you the best possible experience in the next stage of your career.

We strive to be the best place to work and the best place to be cared for. We pride ourselves on supporting our colleagues to thrive in their existing roles and to develop their careers with us.

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill. SASH is:

  • We’ve been named the 2021 Acute NHS Trust of the Year, in the annual Health Service (HSJ) Journal Awards for our clear ambition and vision and a significant improvement journey over a number of years’.
  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission
  • Our staff rate us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend the Trust as a place to work
  • We achieved the top acute hospital score in the country for staff engagement in the last national staff survey
  • In 2019, we were crowned best dementia-friendly hospital in the country and shortlisted at the Health Service Journal Awards for organisation of the year.

Staff benefits

  • Our location: you can access beautiful countryside, historic towns and villages and bustling city life all nearby. With good schools, nature reserves and cultural attractions on our doorstep, and both London and Brighton easily accessible too, there’s something for everyone nearby.
  • On-site nursery
  • Free on-site car parking for staff
  • On-site Boots and WHSmith shops
  • Restaurant facilities
  • Full educational library services
  • Excellent rail and bus links
  • Metrobus, local bus operator offer all new staff one month's free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please visit the Metrobus website for details and terms and conditions)
  • Lockable storage for cycles
  • NHS pension scheme
  • A huge range of Health Service Discounts at hundreds of big brands from holidays to gadgets and restaurants to retail.

Specialty Doctor in Stroke Medicine

(Middle Grade ST3 level or above)

1 post - 1 year fixed term (opportunity to extend)

Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust are seeking to appoint a Specialty Doctor of middle grade level (ST3 level or above) to join our Stroke Service. The post-holders will join the well-established Department of Stroke Medicine and deliver excellent Stroke Care on Hazelwood and Bletchingley Stroke Unit for one year in the first instance with the possibility to extend if mutually agreed.

We are looking for applicants with experience in Stroke Medicine and acute and/or general internal medicine who also have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional skills to work well in a multi-professional team.

This post would suit doctors who have a keen interest in education and there will be opportunities for simulation training, teaching and quality improvement work.

Based at East Surrey Hospital, the post-holder will be a key senior member of the Stroke medicine team with a clear role in ensuring comprehensive care for their inpatients, providing acute assessment on presentation.and working as a key member of the Multidisciplinary team.

This post is based on the expanded and developing Stroke Unit and involves delivering excellent care in Hyperacute Stroke, Acute Stroke and Early Rehabilitation, and TIA medicine under the supervision of the Consultants in Stroke Medicine.

Doctors who are enthusiastic about working in a strong team of committed physicians to deliver excellent Stroke care to patients across a variety of clinical settings will be rewarded with a wide and rewarding clinical experience.

Interview date: 11th November 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Stuart Jones  Clinical Lead

sjones36@nhs.net

Dr Natalie Broomhead   Clinical Director

natalie.broomhead@nhs.net




The Trust is committed to being an inclusive employer - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. As an employer we offer a range of benefits including, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement networks, facilities and services to support staff well being.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) terms and conditions. For part time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical and dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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