London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.
Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:
We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.
Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.
These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.
Trust Registrar in Stroke (SHO, FY2, CT1/2 OR ST1+)
We wish to appoint a candidate who has a good background in general and stroke medicine and has an interest in developing their skills and knowledge in all aspects of Stroke.
The appointee will be key in providing clinical care in the HASU and stroke rehabilitation services, supporting the five stroke consultants in giving first class stroke treatment.
Candidates must hold MBBS or equivalent and be expected to have completed foundation 1 year training, and ideally have experience at SHO, FY2, CT1/2 or ST1+ level.
The successful applicant will be expected to have full registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to practise.
This post is not a formally approved training post, but the post holder will have consultant-led education and supervision and will be supported in their professional development e.g. towards MRCP and eventually higher specialist training.
Applicants should be competent clinicians and have some experience in general and geriatric medicine. Experience in stroke is desirable but not essential. Training will be provided and appropriate candidates will be encouraged to develop skills relevant to stroke management.
The stroke unit provides patients with a 24/7 access to highly specialist dedicated stroke staff, direct admission to HASU beds which ensures that patients are cared for by specialist staff from the minute they arrive. The Unit is well coordinated with multidisciplinary care on newly refurbished wards planned specifically for stroke patients.
There are rehabilitation facilities, such as therapy gyms, kitchens and an assessment bathroom, as well as 7-day TIA clinics.
The stroke unit is staffed by 4 consultant stroke physicians, junior medical staff, stroke-trained nurses, a clinical services manager, a stroke performance coordinator, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and Language therapists, dieticians, clinical psychologists, ward clerks and admin support staff.
There is a 24/7 on-call rota for thrombolysis which is staffed by Trust Specialist Registrars in stroke medicine and stroke nurses with consultant support at home.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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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For more information contact Dr David Cohen, Trust Lead for Stroke Medicine on 020 8869 2451, Dr Joe Devine, Consultant Stroke Physician on 020 8869 3834 or Raksha Jina, Service Manager for Stroke & Orthotics on 020 8869 3650