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Consultant Neurologist


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Full time - 10 sessions per week
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University Hospitals North Midlands
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
02/10/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Applicants are invited to apply a post as a general Consultant Neurologist, a specialist interest  is desirable. You will join an established team of Consultant Neurologists in helping to deliver a General and Subspecialty Neurology service within the North Midlands and beyond. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our existing team who provide general and sub specialist patient care at our Neurosciences Centre of Excellence.   The Neurology out-patient and in-patient services are supported by a dedicated Neurology Ambulatory Care Unit (NACU) which provides day-case services and we also offer a video telemetry service, supported by our Neurophysiology Department. 

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be expected to provide expert patient assessment in the diagnosis and management of all neurological conditions in both in-patents and out-patient settings. They will be required to actively engage in and develop Neurology services and to provide clinical leadership to others. A flexible approach will be required to working for our Trust, due to multiple site working.  They will work collaboratively with colleagues to skills to provide new ways of working across different professions, organisations i.e. community/primary care.

Working for our organisation

The Trust is one of the largest and busiest acute hospitals in the country, each year we care for over 900,000 people who come to us for emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. We are a teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and we have a patient-centered clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities. 

The University Hospital of North Midlands has two sites - the Royal Stoke University Hospital, located in Stoke-on-Trent, and the County Hospital, located in Stafford.

From these sites we provide a full range of acute and none-acute hospital services for approximately 700,000 people living in and around Staffordshire and beyond. The Trust also provides specialised services for three million people in a wider area, including neighbouring counties and North Wales.

Flexible working requests will be considered.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will find a detailed description of the role and the job plan in the job pack, which is attached within supporting documents.

The job pack is currently awaiting RCP approval.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Full and specialist register (and a licence to practice) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or entry expected within 6 months from the date of interview) in Neurology.
  • MRCP (or equivalent)
Desirable criteria
  • MD, PhD


Essential criteria
  • ExperienceComprehensive training appropriate to this post.
Desirable criteria
  • A candidate with a sub-speciality interest.
  • Experience of postgraduate teaching.
  • Recognised teaching skills course/ medical education qualification.
  • Exposure to a variety of working environments.

Academic, Audit, Research

Essential criteria
  • Experience of conducting Clinical audit Ability to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decision-making.
Desirable criteria
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals.

Management / Teaching

Essential criteria
  • Experience of undergrad teaching

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Brendan Davies
Job title
Clinical Lead for Neurology
Telephone number
01782 679455

If you have problems applying, contact

2nd Floor, Springfield Building
Royal Stoke Hospital
Newcastle Road
Stoke On Trent