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Clinical Fellow – Complex Epilepsy in Neurosurgery


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Queen Square - Epilepsy
Fixed term – 12 months (Rotation Gap)
Full time – 40 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£32,478 - 51,068 pa plus London weighting
03/11/2020 23:59

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

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.

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.

Clinical Fellow – Complex Epilepsy in Neurosurgery

Applications are invited to the post of Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery – Complex Epilepsy to start in Spring/Summer of 2021.

We are proud to offer the opportunity to work as part of the team at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery which is part of University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. As part of UCL Partners, we form the largest Academic Health Science Centre in Europe.

This post offers a unique training opportunity. It is suitable for a post-CCT Neurosurgery trainee, who wishes to pursue a focused one-year training in complex epilepsy, allowing her/him to pursue a career in neurosurgery with a special interest in complex epilepsy.  The post is a full time appointment.

The fellowship is expected to be for 12 months duration; there may be an option for prolonging this for up to a second year.

The post holder would also be expected to participate in the epilepsy and neurosurgery clinics with responsibility of seeing new and follow up patients in association with and being supervised by one of the epilepsy Consultants. The post holder is integrally involved in the Multidisciplinary team/ pre-surgical meetings, and is expected to present patients during the meeting, gaining experience in pre-surgical evaluation. 

We would welcome applications from any candidate whose career progression would be helped by a longer period of Complex Epilepsy experience at registrar level and by candidates with previous neurolosurgery registrar level experience.

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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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