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Locum SHO Neurology vacancy - 3 Months - Coventry - ASAP START

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Applications are invited for a fy2 doctor in Neurology [SHO level] beginning as soon as possible for a duration of 6 months. The post is based on the neurosciences unit at the University Hospital in Coventry and principally involves ward cover on the 36 bedded neurology unit with some opportunity to attend outpatients in neurology.

The service is run by 9 consultants representing all major neurological subspecialties. There are 4 other SHO level doctors in neurology, supported by 5 specialist registrars. There is ample support on site by Neurosurgery, Neurophysiology, Neuroradiology [diagnostic and interventional], Neurorehabilitation, Neuropsychology and Vascular Surgery. On-call is on a rota with 1 in 11 cover jointly covering neurology and neurosurgery out-of-hours [neurosurgical middle grade is resident on-call].

This would be a perfect post to learn more about neurology if this was your interest, or simply learn important practical clinical skills in preparation for higher exams.

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and should have completed in acute hospital posts following graduation having gained relevant clinical experience.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

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To obtain further information about the post, please contact: Tom Lawrence on 01908 776477 or e-mail

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are identified as the successful applicant and are currently not being paid by the Trust (new starter), depending on you level of exposure with patients you may be required to undertake a Standard or Enhanced DBS. The cost of this check will be charged to you and will be deducted from your salary over the first 3 months of employment at the current rate.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.

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