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Consultant Neurophysiologist x 1

Job Description

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Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology

Nestled in the heart of Sussex, with green fields around the site and views to the South Downs National Park, Hurstwood Park Centre is located in the grounds of the Princess Royal Hospital and is the base for our regional Clinical Neurophysiology services.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) is an acute teaching hospital, working across two main sites: the RoyalSussexCountyHospital in Brighton and the PrincessRoyalHospital in Haywards Heath. Working as one hospital across two sites, and playing to the strengths of both, gives us the flexibility to develop services which meet the needs of our patients at different stages of their treatment and care. We provide District General Hospital services to our local populations in and around the City of Brighton and Hove, Mid Sussex and the western part of East Sussex and more specialised and tertiary services, which include neurosciences, arterial vascular surgery, neonatal, paediatrics, cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine, for patients across Sussex and the south east of England.

As part of our commitment to expand and improve our thriving Neurophysiology services for patients in advance of the ambitious 3T’s hospital development, we are seeking applicants for Consultant posts in Neurophysiology. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient neurophysiology services, proactively taking a leading role in developing innovative provision in support of top quality healthcare for our patients. They will be encouraged and supported to build up sub-specialist interests, and to involve themselves with multi-disciplined teams to foster our role as an academic centre, a provider of high quality teaching, and a host hospital for cutting edge research and innovation.

For further information contact Dr Chula Chandrasekera, clinical lead for neurophysiology c/o neurophysiology secretary (( Email address removed )).

Posts are offered on a full-time basis; however, the Trust would welcome discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support a different work life balance.

Please refer to the person specification in the job description with regards to CCT requirements.

When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register. Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go thorugh the CESR Route.

In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisial and Revalidation

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their cv.

Please be aware that candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application

Closing date 26 October 2016 at 12pm

No agencies

Please ensure that you have read the Job Description attached before applying.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, however under the Residence Labour Market Test non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

At BSUH we are committed to assisting our staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

All staff members have a responsibility to treat all colleagues, patients and clients with respect, and to ensure that the work environment is secure, mutually supportive and free from harassment and discrimination. All staff members have a duty to report any incident which contravenes this to their line manager.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients' ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on Trust Premises or grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.

Please ensure you provide references for the last 5 years of your employment and that any gaps in your employment history are accounted for.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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