Functional Fellow (ST6+ Registrar Level) in Neurosurgery

Clinical Fellow

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Clinical Fellow
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Southmead Hospital
£40,491 - £48,123
28/06/2018 23:59

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North Bristol NHS Trust

Senior Clinical Fellow in Functional Neurosurgery


Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Fellow in Functional Neurosurgery at North Bristol NHS Trust for a period of 12 months commencing August 2018. This is a new post which is aimed at senior neurosurgical trainees acquire experience in all aspects of adult functional neurosurgery with particular relevance to movement disorders and deep brain stimulation. The movement disorders service receives referrals from almost the entire southwest of England as well as additional national and international referrals. Services are based at Southmead Hospital in Bristol and housed predominantly in the award winning Brunel building. The ‘Brain Centre’ within the hospital is a specialist hub for dementia, multiple sclerosis and movement disorders where clinical trial activity is co-ordinated in association with the Institute of Clinical Neuroscience (based at the University of Bristol).


The post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating the care of patients who pass through the surgical pathway and will involve close collaboration with the large multi-disciplinary team of neurologists, neuro-psychologists, specialist nurses and academicians who are integral to the service. In addition, the post holder will also be expected to take part in the 1:14 full shift on-call neurosurgery rota for providing urgent and emergency care to an adult population of just over 2.5 million.


North Bristol Trust is currently in the process of obtaining accreditation for this post from the Royal College of Surgeons, England for formal recognition and certification towards subspecialty training in functional neurosurgery. The post holder will ideally be a senior neurosurgical trainee within the UK who have either completed their CCT or nearing completion, however international trainees with similar experience will also be considered. The post holder will be expected to have suitable registration with the General Medical Council UK at the time of commencement of the post.


Salary scale (from ST6 level): £40,491   £42,399    £44,307   £46,215    £48,123

Plus banding supplement of 50% of basic salary for working on the out of hours rota

Closing date:28th June 2018

Please note, North Bristol Trust will not pay any interview or relocation expenses in connection with this post. Late applications will not be accepted. COMMITED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

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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

Informal enquiries regarding the post may be made by contacting Mr Neil Barua or Prof Steven Gill, via the department of neurosurgery offices:

Tel: 0117 4146701


If you have problems applying, contact

0117 41 45990