Consultant Neurosurgeon - complex pain & CSF Pathway Disorders

Recruiter
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1168758407
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises .

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Neurosurgeon with an interest in complex pain and CSF pathway disorders to support services based at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

The successful candidate will join the Welsh Intrathecal Drug Delivery Service which supports a population of 2.4 million across South, West and Mid Wales. The clinical team currently consists of a Neurosurgeon, Nurse Practitioners, Rehabilitation Consultants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and a Clinical Psychologist. The Neurosurgery Unit is recognised both nationally and internationally as an implant centre for intrathecal pumps with regular attendance of the implant team at national and international meetings and conferences. We implant approximately 20-25 pumps a year and currently have over 130 patients.

The appointee will join a dynamic neurosurgical team consisting of 10 Consultant Neurosurgeons and Clinical Nurse Specialists as a well as a Professorial Academic Unit.

There is an Academic Unit of Neurology within Cardiff University's Department of Medicine with two Professors and two Senior Lecturers. A broad portfolio of research is undertaken including steam cell and neural transplantation, neurogenetics, and neuroepidemiology. Close academic links are enjoyed with the University Schools of Biosciences and Psychological Medicine and Medical Genetics.

Cardiff and Vale UHB has a major R&D role and supports opportunities to develop clinical research studies including therapeutic trials. The UHB is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services.

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is £75,881 per annum to £98,515 per annum plus a further £26,671 per annum available in Commitment Awards.

Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr John Martin, Clinical Director for Neurosurgery
(029) 2074 6744
E-mail: ( Email address removed )

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