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Consultant Neurologist with Interest in Neuromuscular Disorders

Consultant

Main area
Neurology
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 10 sessions per week (40)
Job ref
MPSNF926
Site
Southmead Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 Consultant
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
01/02/2021 23:59

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NORTH BRISTOL NHS TRUST

CONSULTANT NEUROLOGIST WITH AN INTEREST IN NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS (10 PAs)

(FULL TIME/PART TIME)

Ref – 339-MPSNF926

Applications are invited for a Consultant Neurologist with interest and expertise in Neuromuscular Disorders to contribute to existing services in North Bristol NHS Trust and to lead these services in Somerset and North Devon, as part of the South West Neuromuscular Operational Delivery Network. Clinics will mainly be based in North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital. The post will include a monthly clinic in Taunton, Musgrove Park Hospital and a monthly clinic in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

This post will involve the diagnosis, management and care of people living with Neuromuscular Disorders, their families and carers. The service is multi-disciplinary, supported by Neuromuscular Care Advisers, Specialist Physiotherapists and a Specialist Psychologist. The post holder will join the team in providing an education programme for professionals and patients.

The award-winning South West Neuromuscular Network is the only Neuromuscular Operational Delivery Network (ODN) in the UK and one of a growing number of ODNs in the South West. The network is funded by NHS England to provide regional services throughout the South West. This post provides a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and highly-motivated, dedicated team; working within a holistic framework of a network model of care.

North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West of England and one of the largest in the UK. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. 

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for Neurology, have CCT in Neurology or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date and have an extensive background in MS. Full Registration with the GMC is essential. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidate will be employed under the Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

Further details are available from:

Ms Gemma Quick, General Manager for Neurosciences and Rheumatology, NMSK Division – gemma.quick@nbt.nhs.uk or via 0117 414 7483.

Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist, Director of the South West Neuromuscular Disease Operational Delivery Network and Director of the Bristol MND Centre – karen.parker@nbt.nhs.uk or via 0117 414 7698.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.

Salary Range: £82,096 - £110,683 Consultant Grade

Interview date – To be confirmed in due course

Please note:

CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel.

For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs

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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

Name
Gemma Quick
Job title
General Manager for Neurosciences and Rheumatology
Email address
gemma.quick@nbt.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0117 414 7483
Additional information

Ms Gemma Quick, General Manager for Neurosciences and Rheumatology, NMSK Division – gemma.quick@nbt.nhs.uk or via 0117 414 7483.

Dr Andria Merrison, Consultant Neurologist, Director of the South West Neuromuscular Disease Operational Delivery Network and Director of the Bristol MND Centre – karen.parker@nbt.nhs.uk or via 0117 414 7698.