Fixed Term Consultant Stroke Physician | North Bristol NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 14 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Dependant on experience
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Location: Bristol, BS10 5NB
Company: North Bristol NHS
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 3051799/MPSNF978

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(FULL TIME - 12 month fixed term )


This is an exciting opportunity for a clinically qualified individual to join the growing stroke department at North Bristol NHS Trust. We are the third largest provider of thrombectomy care nationally and are expanding the department to meet the needs of patients. Not only are we providing state-of-the-art care from one of the most advanced hospitals in Europe, designed with patient’s privacy and dignity in mind, we’re also transforming the way we care for our patients. NBT's CQC report from 2019 was rated 'Good' overall with 'Outstanding' for being Caring and Well Led.

Applications are invited for a Consultant to join our diverse team of stroke specialist neurologists, geriatricians and acute physicians. The job plan and clinic commitments will be adapted to be suitable to the appointee. The stroke service at North Bristol Trust is based at Southmead Hospital and provides comprehensive stroke care including a successful hyperacute service, outpatient TIA services and excellent regional neurosurgery and vascular surgery services. With local commissioners and NHS England we are working towards developing a centralised hyperacute stroke (HASU) service and more comprehensive thrombectomy service for Bristol and the surrounding region, with improved community stroke rehabilitation services. Our established and growing weekday thrombectomy service already performs second highest number of procedures annually of any centre in England. There is an active and growing stroke research community in the region, including collaborations with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England.

Bristol is a thriving and culturally rich city with excellent transport links. The Sunday Times named Bristol the UK’s best place to live in 2017, with great places to eat and drink, “all the culture you could wish for” and access to seaside and scenery. Bristol was the first Cycling City in Britain and there are excellent cycling routes and facilities. Southmead Hospital is based in the North of the city, only 15 minutes from the city centre and has a great array of shops, theatres and places to eat, drink and socialise. As a place to work, our Trust couldn’t be better placed to boost your career with its teaching status and strong links with the University of Bristol and University of the West of England.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register, have CCT or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full Registration with the GMC is essential. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The post is based at Southmead Hospital. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from Southmead Hospital, Bristol, for on-call purposes. The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

If you would like to find out more about the thrombectomy service we are delivering, search Thrombectomy North Bristol on YouTube.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 May 2021

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