Job DescriptionApplications are open for a consultant paediatric neurologist to join a high performing University Hospital in the South West of England.
Recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, this is one of the best hospitals in the UK and maintains a consistent approach to improving patient care and staff satisfaction.
The Paediatric Neurology service provides tertiary and secondary care for children with neurological conditions.
It is a large busy service with a wide catchment area, serving a large catchment population. The service also provides peripheral outreach clinics on a regular basis to all the district general hospitals within the region.
You will find the service to have all of the modern state of the art facilities expected of a high performing and established department.
They provide specialist neurorehabilitation to patients across the region and are the major contributor to three operational delivery networks including neuromuscular, major trauma and neurosciences.
They are a neuromuscular centre of excellence and the lead centre for the CDKL5 Rare Diseases Collaborative Network. It is also one of four Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service centres in England.
Details of the post:
You will be expected to provide neurology cover for the complex movement service which incorporates intrathecal baclofen therapy (ITB), deep brain stimulation (DBS), selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), and botulinum toxin injection.
And will also be required to provide neurology cover for the paediatric neurorehabilitation service.
Further sub-specialisation can be discussed during interviews, and the service are open to creating a flexible job plan to suit experience and interest.
The city is diverse, friendly and rated consistently as one of the best places to live in the UK. Schools are a prominent feature, and cost of living is generally good. House prices are above average. The access to countryside is excellent, making this a great place for individuals, couples or families alike.
Requirements for the role:
UK based candidates:
- CCT or within 6 months from completing CESR
- Specialisation in Paediatric Neurology
- Consultant experience in Paediatric Neurology