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Consultant Stroke

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Stroke Consultant
Job Ref: 162 – M7064
Salary: £76,001 to £102,465 pa
London Weighting £2,162pa

A Stroke Consultant is required to join the Hyper Acute Stroke Team at Queens & King George Hospital. Candidates must have full GMC registration and be on the Specialist Register or be eligible for inclusion within six months of the interview date.

BHRUT University Hospitals NHS Trust. Stroke services will work ‘cross-site in accordance with your agreed job plan.

As one of the largest acute trusts in the UK, BHRUT provides Hyper-acute stroke Services which include Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neurophysiology and Neuro interventional Radiology Services. You would be expected to develop and maintain your interest in research and development, and take part in regular clinical governance.

You can expect close contact with local GPs and their CCGs and this job offers an unrivalled opportunity to work with a group of friendly, dynamic and motivated colleagues.

Queen’s Hospital has an excellent academic centre with a vibrant educational programme.BHURT has been chosen to be a part o the Vanguard project and one of the 5 trusts selected for the Virginia Mason program
The Trust is in an excellent location, close to Central London and well situated in the South East. As well as all the advantages of being close to the City, the Trust has on-site nursery facilities at Queen’s and King George Hospital sites.


In accordance with recent Home Office guidelines, doctors who require a work permit will only be appointed to posts which cannot be filled by UK/EEA applicants or doctors who do not require work permits.

Only short listed candidates will be notified. We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date, should we have an overwhelming response.

The Trust aims to provide a comprehensive 7 day service to patients and this may affect the working patterns currently being advertised for this post. Any changes made to working patterns will be made for the benefit of patient care, and notification of these changes will be explained to you throughout the recruitment process.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Applicants who consider they have a disability will be short listed for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion please contact: Dr Sree Andole, Divisional Director Telephone No:  ( Phone number removed )  Dect 6869

Please note: -
All salaries are inclusive of standard allowances e.g. High Cost Area for staff on Agenda for Change contracts
All correspondence regarding this application will be by e-mail.
Any incomplete application forms will be rejected - please ensure that the references are from your most recent employer and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated; for example 'Career Break from 01/01/09 to 01/03/09'.

In order to streamline recruitment with our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.
With the exception of Medical & Dental posts, should your application be successfully shortlisted we are unable to assist with Travel Expenses or Accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community and welcomes applications from people wishing to job-share, either with or without a partner. Applicants who consider themselves to have a disability (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

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)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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

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