Clinical Fellow Neurosurgery

Main area
12 months Fixed term
40 hours per week
Job ref
£30, 605 - £48,123 per annum
26/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is looking to recruit a Clinical Fellow in neurosurgery. This is a 12 months fixed contract post.

UHCW NHS Trust is one of the leading teaching hospitals in the UK and is the home of Warwick Medical School, providing wide ranging opportunities to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. It is housed in a new PFI building, opened in 2007, and provides state of the art facilities for the delivery of medical care. The trust provides local services to a population of 450,000 in the Coventry and Rugby area, and receives tertiary referrals from a population of around one million across Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

The successful candidate will join a team of 9 consultants, 10 registrar level doctors (clinical fellows and trainees) and 7 SHO level doctors and will be expected to actively support the delivery of first class Neurosurgical service for the Trust, working in collaboration with clinical colleagues in all disciplines to provide an integrated service for patients.

Specialties within the department include spinal, complex spine, pituitary, skull base, neuro-oncology, pain management, neurovascular. The department manages a combination of emergency and elective patients, with the majority of emergency cases coming via the Major Trauma pathway.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviors 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.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviors Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

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

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal discussions/visits, please contact Mr. A. Saxena, Clinical Lead and Consultant Neurosurgeon on 02476 965112.

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