Trust Grade Neurosurgical (ST1/2)

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Neurosurgery Medical StaffingGrade MN39Contract Fixed term - 12 monthsHours 40 hours per weekJob ref 309-SHB877-ZR-E Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £31,217- £49,086 pa plus London weightingClosing 18/11/2018 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.

This post is designed for junior doctors who are interested in neurosurgery 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 (UCLH) 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.

The successful candidate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team reviewing patients undergoing the appropriate Neurosurgery pathway.

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 Core Trainee (CT1-3) 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 junior doctors to gain further experience in spinal and neurosurgery.

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

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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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