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Clinical Fellow - Neuroanaesthetics

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Clinical Fellows in Neuro-Anaesthesia and Neuro-Critical Care

We are looking to appoint anaesthetists who would like to improve their experience within Neuro-Anaesthesia and Critical Care. The appointment is for 6 months with the possibility of extension. For individuals seeking training in Neuroanaesthesia & Neuro Critical Care, the posts meet the criteria recommended by the Neuroanaesthesia Society for both basic and advanced training. They are suitable for individuals with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in anaesthesia but preference will be given to individuals with a post-graduate qualification in anaesthesia.

The posts have been approved by the Regional Adviser in Anaesthesia and previous postholders have received training recognition on an ad personam basis from the Postgraduate Dean and PMETB.

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust (WCNN) is an independent specialist neurosciences NHS Trust hospital providing a high quality, integrated and multidisciplinary neurosciences service to Merseyside, North Wales, the Isle of Man and part of West Lancashire which totals a population of 32 million. The Centre is adjacent to the University Hospital; Aintree which is a busy District General Hospital Trust located 6 miles from the centre of Liverpool.

The Centre is based in a purpose built building, opened in 1998. The Centre is virtually self- contained and has 120 neuroscience beds, (including a day ward and a programmed investigation unit), available to the admitting specialities of neurosurgery, neurology and pain relief though the majority are occupied by neurosurgical patients. Critical care facility comprises a 16 bedded dedicated Neuro-Intensive Care Unit and a 4 bedded high dependency area. There are plans to expand the in-patient capacity including diagnostics, theatres, and in-patient beds to accommodate increasing demand.

The posts are for up to 48 hours per week and are compliant with the European Working Time Directive regulations. The out of hours' work is as part of an intermediate tier of cover for both the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Theatres. The salary is based on the Specialist Registrar/trainee scale with a Band supplement rating.

Further enquiries may be made to Dr S Lakhani, Lead-Clinician for Neuro-Anaesthesia and Critical Care, on  ( Phone number removed )  / 5967, email ( Email address removed ). or Dr Susan Griffiths, Consultant NeuroAnaesthetist via the department secretary on  ( Phone number removed )  or E-mail: ( Email address removed ) Visits are welcome.

Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact a member of the HR Services Team on  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed )  at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Any trans applicants who will require a DBS check and do not want to reveal details of their previous identity can contact the DBS Sensitive Applications Team ( ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )) with their application number once they have completed their DBS application form. The team are then able to preventany previous identity showing on the DBS Certificate, unless the applicant has a conviction under their previous details in which case this will need to be disclosed.

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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