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  • Post Date: October 15, 2019
Job Description

Applications are invited for an ST1-2 level 12-month clinical fellow rotation in Neurology and Stroke Medicine. The post holder will typically spend 6 months in each speciality.

You will be joining the department at a particularly exciting time, having moved all of our services into a new £1 billion PFI building at the start of 2012 so you will be working as part of a highly committed team in one of the largest hospitals in Europe with state of the art facilities for Neurology and Stroke.

This post would be suitable for an ST1-2 level or more senior equivalent who has completed Foundation training or core medical training (or equivalent), and wishes to gain further experience in Neurology or Stroke, perhaps with a view to pursuing related ST3 training.

The post holder will work a 1:11 full-shift resident oncall rota shared between 7 stroke juniors and 4 neurology juniors. The rota is EWTD compliant with compensatory off days and flexible annual leave.
Daytime duties in neurology will include covering the neurology in-patients (10 beds), weekly outpatient clinics, and covering the programmed investigations unit including day case lumbar punctures.

Daytime duties in stroke will include the care of in-patients on the Hyperacute Stroke Unit (12 beds) and the Acute Stroke Unit (14 beds), TIA clinics and attending emergency calls for thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy.
Out of hours, the post holder covers the inpatient stroke and neurology beds and deals with new admissions including thrombolysis calls from A&E with support from a HASU retrieval nurse (24/7 rota) and full consultant support on both sides.

All departments have on-going clinical audit projects. There are numerous educational opportunities at the Royal London Hospital. There is a comprehensive PACES teaching programme in the early evenings for 4 to 5 weeks prior to each sitting of the examination. A mock PACES exam is also run 3 times a year.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Contract:Fxied term 6 – 12 months
Hours:40 hours a per week
Job ref:259-MED00249RLH
Site:Royal London Hospital

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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