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Consultant in Stroke Medicine

Job Reference: 323-LD669

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Stroke Services
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa plus £149 HCAS

OUR PLEDGE:

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


Stroke Consultant

Ready for a new challenge?

We’re looking for dynamic, forward thinking individual to join our expanding Stroke Department. This role would be ideal for Consultants with an interest in Stroke who have a background in Neurology, Stroke, General or Acute medicine.

The successful candidate will join a consultant team led by Dr Gulli, and supported by a multidisciplinary team of nurses, physios, OTs, psychologists, SLT, Dietitians and admin staff. We provide both inpatient and outpatient services to West Surrey. Our inpatient facilities include 9 hyper acute beds and 23 acute/rehabilitation beds co located from January 2020. Those patients requiring further input are referred to our Early Supportive Discharge Team or the Bradley Unit (ASPH’s regional Neurorehabilitation ward) We also provide daily TIA clinics for high and low risk referrals in addition to outpatient clinics.

For candidates with a neurology background, 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.

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.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Dr Jonathan Robin, Divisional Director (Medicine & Emergency Services) on / Jonathan.Robin@nhs.net

Dr Giosue Gulli, Clinical Lead for Stroke on 01932 2304 / G.Gulli@nhs.net

 




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.

We welcome calls via the Text Relay service - when making calls to the Trust from a text phone prefix all numbers with 18001

CLOSING DATE
The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date once enough applications are received. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF THE CLOSING DATE, YOU SHOULD ASSUME YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL


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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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



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