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Consultant Neurologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Neurology
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 PA's
Job ref
438-CA433A
Site
Preston
Town
Preston
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
Closing
23/08/2018 23:59
Interview date
13/09/2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Neurologists to join our expanding regional Neurology service. The posts will support neurology services at Royal Preston Hospital and at a peripheral hospital in the region. We are particularly interested to recruit Consultant Neurologists with a special interest in MS or Epilepsy, but we would encourage applications from candidates with any Neurological sub-specialty interest which complements the existing team.

You will join a team of 11 Consultant Neurologists within the Regional Neurosciences Centre at Royal Preston Hospital, which also includes 9 Consultant Neurosurgeons, 4 Consultant Neurophysiologists, 4 Consultant Neuroradiologists (2 Interventional), 2 Consultants in Neurorehabilitation and 2 Consultant Neuropathologists.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust forms one of the major acute Trusts in the North West with a complement of over 1100 beds for a local population of 390,000 and a regional population of 1.5 million. We have all of the usual specialties on site as well as being a Tertiary Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria in Neurosciences, Oncology, Plastic Surgery and Renal Medicine. There is extensive undergraduate medical student teaching, and the Trust has active research links with the Universities of Manchester, Lancaster and Central Lancashire.

Lancashire is an attractive area to live and has many facilities available locally. The cities of Manchester and Liverpool are within easy reach. Recreational facilities are many and varied, with the Lake District, Ribble Valley, Yorkshire Dales and Fylde Coast nearby.

Applicants should hold or be eligible for CCT within 6 months of interview.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries and requests to visit the Hospitals are welcome and should be made, following shortlisting, with Dr. Gerry Skailes, Medical Director and Karen Partington, Chief Executive (01772) 522692.

Clinical enquiries may be made at any time to Dr Rejith Dayanandan, Clinical Director, on (01772) 522558.

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Telephone
01257 245521