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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/03/2020.

Clinical Fellow (ST3 Level) in Stroke Medicine

Job Reference: 390-R4959-ME-L

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Stroke Medicine
Location:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea
Salary:
£31,841 to £50,068 per annum

Mid and South Essex health and social care organisations serve a population of around 1.2 million people. Within the health system currently, there are three acute hospitals trusts including Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a combined income of c£945 million. Recognising that greater collaboration across this part of Essex is required to solve long standing financial, quality and operational challenges, agreement was reached in a number of stages since 2017 to work in an increasingly collaborative way between the Trusts to undertake the reconfiguration of clinical services, supported by an "in common" governance and leadership structure. Since early 2017 we have benefitted from a single executive team across the three organisations. Since January 2019, all of our Trust Boards and our committees meet "in common" only as a matter of course.

In January 2018, the Trust Boards with support from commissioners and from our regulators including NHS Improvement, to pursue a merger of the three organisations. Subject to regulatory approval, we will merge in April 2020 to become Mid & South Essex University Hospitals – a new single organisation, having university teaching and NHS foundation trust status. The new organisation presents an ideal opportunity for you to take a leading and influential role both internally and externally within a health and social care system

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


Our Award winning Stroke Team are recruiting a Clinical Fellow (ST3 Level). This post is fixed term to start as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.

The Stroke department at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is recognised as a regional centre of excellence, it provides a caring and
comprehensive service for the treatment of hyperacute stroke, stroke and rehabilitation for the population of Southend and Essex.

Recently there has been a complete revision of the imaging services, so that now there is a Consultant-led service with the ability to initiate correct scanning; instant access to scans for urgent cases; maximum 24 hour wait for routine cases and pre-booked slots for routine CT, MRI imaging and carotid doppler ultrasound.

Southend-On-Sea is an exciting place to live, work and enjoy life. Just under an hour from London and Europe (either by rail or air), Southend and the surrounding area is vibrant and cosmopolitan. Local outstanding schools have an excellent reputation and the nearby seaside provides a pleasant backdrop as well as opportunities for fun or relaxation. The attractive nearby town of popular Leigh-On-Sea provides an alternative location for many professionals to settle and wind down after work.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Paul Guyler
Consultant Stroke Medicine

(01702 435555)




The three NHS trusts within the Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group (“the Group”) are planning to formally merge on 1st April 2020.

Whilst your application may be for a position at one of the three Trusts within the Group, in the event that the merger takes place and you are employed on or after 1st April 2020, your employment will transfer into the Group under the protection of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations also known as TUPE.

Your contractual employment rights will be unaffected by this transfer.


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



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