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Trust Specialist Registrar in Stroke

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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We are looking to recruitafull-time doctor to join the Stroke Unit on a 1 year fixed term contract.

All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

As part of our commitment to the Equality and Diversity at LNWUH, we are encouraging applications from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) candidates as we seek to ensure our workforce structures are representative of the diversity of the communities we serve.

Main duties of the job

Candidates must hold MBBS or equivalent and be expected to have completed foundation 1 year training, and ideally have experience at F2, CT1/2 or ST1/2/3 level.The successful applicant will be expected to have full registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to practise.
  • To provide in-patient and out-patient care for patients referred with suspected stroke or TIA, stroke mimics and medical outliers on the Stroke Unit.
  • To participate in clinical and other service activities with the object of ensuring a high standard of patient care
  • To contribute to the development of clinical quality and effectiveness in other clinical areas where these overlap with developments in stroke.
  • To take part in the Unit's research programme.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical fellows are not formally approved training posts, 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.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.

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Person Specification


  • MMBS or equivalent
  • Basic life Support


  • Advanced Life Support
  • MRCP or Equivalent
  • Training in Geriatric Medicine

Knowledge & Experience


  • General medical experience in a definitive post
  • Ability to take day to day responsibility for clinical care of patients under consultant supervision
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for the management of acute medical emergencies on the ward


  • Clinical experience in stroke
  • Clinical experience in geriatric medicine
  • Clinical experience in general neurology
  • Clinical experience in rehabilitation



  • Experience of teaching nurses and medical students


  • Teaching qualification



  • Evidence of understanding of the role of clinical management


  • Management training or qualification



  • Understanding of the principles and applications of clinical research


  • Evidence of participation in research

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick park Hosptial



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