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Clinical Fellow ST2 Equivalent in Neurosurgery

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£33,790 to £44,705 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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This is an excellent opportunity for applicants who have an interest in Neurosurgery Applications are invited for Trust Doctor ST2 Equivalent in Neurosurgery at Queen's commencing in August 2022. These posts are recognised banded posts and applicants must have full GMC Registration. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in ward base, Emergency patient care and on-call programme, clinical governance programme including appraisal and clinic slots wherever possible. There are active Postgraduate Centres and Teaching Programmes on each site.

The successful candidate will be given every opportunity to increase their experience within their area of specialist interest. Weekly departmental meetings and teaching are held on a Monday morning and there is weekly consultant teaching. Attendance at Clinical Governance and Morbidity and Mortality Meetings will be expected.

The Neurosurgery Department have a full Neurosurgery service on both the Queens's hospital site and King George Hospital

The job advert will close early if sufficient applications are received.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Fellow ST2 Equivalent in Neurosurgery

The Neurology unit at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals trust is located on Sahara A ward and consists of inpatient beds and a day case unit. The post holder will be expected to clerk day case and inpatient admissions and organise their investigations as well as carry out ward rounds usually with a registrar but also independently if necessary. They will be expected to take bloods when necessary, insert IV access and perform lumbar punctures - training for the latter can be given.. There may also be times when the post holder is asked to perform ward duties for the stroke department in the event of sickness absence etc.

Junior doctors accept that they will also perform duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances at the request of the appropriate Consultant, in consultation, where practicable, with his colleagues both senior and junior.

The duties of this post are subject to review at regular intervals in the light of developments within the Trust and changes may be made to this job accordingly.

The Trust aims to maintain the goodwill and confidence of its own staff, service users and the general public. To assist in achieving this objective it is essential at all times for employees to carry out their duties in a courteous and sympathetic manner

About us

We take PRIDE in everything we do, our five core values reflect that PRIDE. These values were developed together with our staff. We work hard to provide outstanding care to our community, delivered with PRIDE.

Our PRIDE values of Passion Responsibility Innovation Drive and Empowerment inspire us and keep our patients at the heart of everything we do.

Our vision and values have been in place for seven years. Within our recovery plan we are keen to refresh our approach to making sure they more fully reflect the values of partners across North East London so that the way we work is ever more conscious of how our work contributes to local lives and is reliant on local partners.

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust are subject to a probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post is based on a whole time appointment and is for a fixed term Post

Clinical fellow ST2 Equivalent post is available in Neurosurgery. This post will involve spending 100% of the time in clinical neurosurgery, i.e. the operative and non-operative management of neurosurgical patients during their inpatient stay on the ward, operating theatre and Neuro intensive care unit, as well as in the outpatient department.

The Clinical Fellow will make use of the academic and research opportunities available within the Essex Neuroscience Centre at BHR Trust. He/she will participate in the Clinical fellow will take part in a 1 in 7 on call rota. The post would be particularly appropriate for a candidate interested in furthering their experience of adult neurosurgery. There would be an opportunity to gain experience in subspecialties including pituitary, skull base and complex spinal surgery, treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and vascular neurosurgery.

Person Specification

Shortlisting Criteria


  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council
  • Completed House Officer Training
  • Proven UK experience


  • Competent in managing patients including note keeping and undertaking surgical procedures
  • Good communication skills
  • Higher qualifications (eg MRCP)

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

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


Neurosurgery Medical Staff

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