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Consultant Paediatric Neurodisability/Neurologist

NHS Tayside
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18 Sep 2021

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CONSULTANT PAEDIATRIC NEUROdisability specialist/ PAEDIATRIC neurologist 10 PAS

Applicants are invited for the post of Consultant Paediatric Neurodisability Specialist/Paediatric Neurologist commencing November 2021. The post attracts 10 programmed activities per week, including 2 PA for supporting professional activities. Less than full time working would be supported. Start date is negotiable within reason.

This post has arisen as a result of two senior clinicians retiring (a neurologists and neurodisability specialist) and redesign of services. The appointee must be trained in paediatrics and hold the MRCPCH, or equivalent, and have completed higher specialist training (or equivalent) in paediatric neurodisability or neurology. Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or within six months (at date of interview) of being admitted to the Register if currently in a training programme within the UK. Suitable candidates who are eligible for entry onto the specialist register through the CSER route will be considered but would be appointed in a locum post for up to 23 months in the first instance. Tayside has an excellent record of supporting well-qualified individuals through the CSER route.

The appointee must be able to demonstrate clinical experience and competence in the assessment and management of children with a broad range of chronic neurological and neuro-disabling disorders. This post will contribute to the in hours in-patient neurodisability and neurology service and out-patient clinical service of Tayside and the Network. Your primary base will be Tayside Childrens Hospital, Dundee within the paediatric neurology/ neurodisability team. Out-patient clinics are in the Childrens hospital, at Perth Royal Infirmary, the Armistead Child Development Centre and specialist schools in the region. Occasional travel to Inverness or Aberdeen may be required to support the tertiary tone management services.

Informal enquiries can be made to Drs Alice Jollands or Philip Brink, Tayside Childrens Hosiptal @ Ninewells, Dundee (01382 660111 ext 32804)

NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

The closing date for applications is 19th September 2021

The Date of Interviews: 4th October 2021
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