Clinical Fellow in Multiple Sclerosis

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year Per annum plus London Weighting
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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MS Clinical Fellowship (SpR/ST3+ Level)University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting a Clinical Fellow to work with the Multiple Sclerosis Team at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London.

Main duties of the job

This post will provide an opportunity for a Specialist Registrar in Neurology (or equivalent outside the UK), ideally in the mid to late stages of training or post-CCT, to spend a year at the Queen Square MS Centre. The post is ideal for someone who plans to take up a consultant post with an interest in MS in the future. The fellowship will run for 12 months, and will combine clinical and research training in MS and related disorders. This will include training and experience in MS clinical management, a research project in MS, and teaching. The Fellow will also have opportunities to attend various educational activities at Queen Square such as the Gower's Grand Round and UCL seminars. The Fellow will be encouraged to attend an ABN or ECTRIMS congress during their year with the team. There is no on-call commitment but, if the Fellow wishes, there may be opportunities to take part in Neurology or Stroke rotas.

About us

The NHNN provides tertiary level care in a wide spectrum of neurological and neurosurgical disease, with a regional, national and international referral base. The hospital is co-located with the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square, London WC1. These institutions share the common aim of promoting research, clinical care and teaching in neuroscience and its allied scientific and clinical disciplines.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For detailed information about this role, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification (Supporting Documents).

Person Specification

Professional Qualifications


  • Full registration with the General Medical Council
  • MRCP(UK) or an equivalent qualification.

Clinical Experience & Knowledge


  • Specialist Registrar in Neurology (or equivalent outside UK)
  • Knowledge and experience of multiple sclerosis
  • Knowledge of evidence informed practice
  • General understanding of neurological disorders

General understanding of neurological disorders


  • Evidence of having worked and being able to communicate within an Interdisciplinary / multispecialty service with appropriate levels of communication through direct discussions with team members, MDT meetings, and presentations to the team
  • Involvement in and understanding of the Clinical Governance.
  • Experience of audit and willingness to institute audit exercises.


  • Evidence of being able to engage and communicate in a range of contexts, including presentation
  • Able to engage and work with management and clinical leads as appropriate

Teaching and Research


  • Proven ability and commitment to carry out high quality research, leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Knowledge of Research ethics and committed to incorporating the highest standards of research governance.


  • Teaching on formal educational courses.
  • Evidence of organisational ability: e.g. organising and directing courses, educational programmes etc.

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

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Queen Square



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