Locum Consultant Neurologist | University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £99,532 - £131,964 Per annum plus London Weighting pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: London, WC1N 3BG
Company: University College London Hospital
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6335141/309-UCLH-4441

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University College London Hospitals is seeking to appoint a part-time, locum Consultant in Neurology with an interest in post COVID syndrome and neurological complications of HIV infection with a commitment to high quality patient care.

Applications are invited for a fixed term (July 2024-March 2025) locum consultant appointment in Neurology. The post is offered on a 1.5-session basis and provides an opportunity to contribute to the multidisciplinary care of patients with post COVID syndrome, neurological infection and encephalitis.

The purpose of this role is to provide specialist neurological care to people with neurological symptoms and complications post COVID infection and with other neurological infections, in particular HIV infection. The post will include an alternate weekly outpatient clinic for the assessment, investigation, management and follow up of people with neurological complications of COVID and HIV infection. The post-holder will also co-chair the national encephalitis weekly MDT and attend the North Central London Post COVID MDT.

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The post-holder will be expected to provide expertise in neurology including diagnosis, assessment, and management of neurological symptoms in people with post COVID symptoms and HIV infection. The post-holder will be part of a multidisciplinary team involved in infectious and autoimmune encephalitis. The post-holder will be expected to develop close links with all members of the team. The post-holder will deliver 1 clinic alternate weeks, attend the North Central London Post COVID MDT and co-chair the national encephalitis MDT alternate weeks.

The appointee will be expected to undertake clinical management duties and work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and to demonstrate clinical leadership.

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.  

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:  

• University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
• National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
• Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
• University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
• Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
• University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
• The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
• University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women’s health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological,gastrointestinaland oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclearmedicineand pathology. 

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

For the full Person Specification and more informationregardingthe main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and bea part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England – for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recentNHS staff surveyUCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England – for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England – for the second year running! :University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Jun 2024

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