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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/03/2020.

Locum Consultant Neurologist

Job Reference: 344-8598MEDGMK-C

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
General and Specialist Medicine
Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury
£79,860 - £107,668 basic per annum

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) is looking to appoint a full-time Locum Consultant Neurologist who will provide out-patient and ward referral services to the Trust as well as providing in-patient support to the acute neurology ward. The Trust is one of the biggest in the country with three acute sites and an increasing commitment to working jointly with partners in the community.


The successful applicants will be joining a team of 10 Consultant Neurologists, 2 Consultant Neurophysiologists and a Rehabilitation Consultant.


There are close links with the King’s College Hospital Regional Neuroscience Centre at Denmark Hill in London. The Consultants will be expected to develop specialist interests, and to make contributions to service development, research and teaching.


Applicants with postgraduate degrees, significant experience or specialist interest in movement or peripheral nerve disorders, motor neurone disease or epilepsy would be particularly welcome. Successful applicants will be expected to develop a specialist interest and to make contributions to service development, research and teaching.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Further details and information may be obtained by contacting Dr Ian Redmond, Clinical Lead for Neurosciences on 01227 866489, or via email:

There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.

We’ll close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.

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