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Specialist Registrar- Neurosurgery

Speciality Registrar

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Speciality Registrar
Fixed term - 12 months
Full Time 40 hours per week
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National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN)
£30,605 - £48,123 plus London Weighting
11/10/2017 23:59

At University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH and stay at UCLH because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So, why join UCLH…?

  • We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence
  • Our hospitals are in great central London locations
  • We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology
  • We have a wide range of career opportunities

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

This post is designed for neurosurgical trainees who have obtained or are working towards their certificate of completion of training (CCT) in neurosurgery, or equivalent, and who wish to develop their skills and gain experience of general and spinal neurosurgery in a major centre of excellence.

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is part of a group of postgraduate teaching hospitals that provide neurological and neurosurgical services on a local, regional, national and international basis. The Hospital is closely associated with University College London (UCL) through the Institute of Neurology whose laboratory facilities are situated adjacent to the Hospital in Queen Square. The hospital and Institute has an extensive teaching programme which all trainees have access to. It is part of UCLH Trust, which also includes University College Hospital, The Heart Hospital, the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson & Obstetric Hospital, the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and most recently the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine.

Please note that the vacancy advertised may be subject to change prior to interview.

This post is not recognised for training purposes; however we are committed to provide a supportive learning environment in order to maximise the career potential of the successful candidate. There is a well established SHO and Specialist Registrar training program and it is expected that the successful candidate will participate in these sessions. Time will be allocated for educational activities to broaden the horizon of the candidate. The post is an ideal stepping-stone for an experienced trainee to gain further experience in spinal and neurosurgery.
Doctors who are not UK or EEA nationals and whose immigration status entitles them to work without restriction in the UK will be considered on an equal basis with UK and EEA nationals. Other non-UK or non-EEA nationals with limited leave to remain in the UK and whose employment will require Tier 2 sponsorship are subject to the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT). Applicants may only be considered if there is no suitable UK or EEA national candidate for the post. Evidence of immigration status should normally consist of a biometric residence card, date stamped passport and accompanying letter from the Home Office.

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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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Mary Murphy Consultant Neurosurgeon:

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020344 79170