Stroke Consultant

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Peterborough, UK
08 Nov 2019
08 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

These two Stroke Consultant posts are in the Division of Emergency & Medicine Clinical Directorate at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, to join the existing base of four Consultants.

These posts have become available at an exciting time for the service, and will assist with the further development of an already strong, dynamic and forward thinking stroke service, who are committed to delivering national stroke targets and locally commissioned improvements.

This will be an opportunity to develop our service, that will encompass a team of 6 Stroke Consultants with 4 in Peterborough City Hospital and 2 in Hinchingbrooke Hospital. There will be a rota for all Consultants, which will rotate through the hyper - acute unit at Peterborough City Hospital.

This appointment is full time with 10 programmed activities per week.

There will be an opportunity to increase PA's allocated through weekend working on the stroke unit and creating a thrombolysis Rota for the hospital. The successful applicant will be expected to take part in the weekend stroke ward round (1 in 6).

Additional PA's will also be available if applicant wants to undertake on call in acute general medicine.

You will be required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview.

This post is eligible for the Trusts internal Refer a Friend Scheme.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries will be welcomed by Dr Santhosh Subramonian, Consultant in Stroke Medicine (P.A. telephone 01733 673885) & Dr Olu Akintade, Associate Divisional Director for Stroke Medicine, Neurology & Medicine for Older People (P.A. telephone 01733 673885)

As a larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

If the post you have applied for requires a DBS check or you are an existing member of staff transferring to a role which requires a DBS or higher level than held you will be charged for the cost of the check and will be deducted from your first months salary. The cost of the check is currently £50 for an enhanced check and £31 for a standard check reducing to £44 and £27 from 1st October.

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.Our employee benefits include:
  • excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes
  • access to inhouse physiotherapy services
  • family friendly working patterns
  • subsidised restaurant & car parking
  • retail & leisure discounts

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