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Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery (ST6+)

Barts Health NHS Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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The post is at Senior Clinical Fellow level (ST6-8 and beyond) in Neurosurgery for a six month period in the first instance, although longer appointments can be arranged for the successful candidate following a suitable trial period. There is a dedicated in-house Consultant led Neurosurgical teaching programme, and successful applicants will be supported in their broader professional and career development, particularly with reference to obtaining FRCS (SN) and CESR. The successful candidate must be fully GMC registered with a license to practice and have several years prior experience in Neurosurgery.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Governance:

It will be expected that the candidate has prior experience of completing an Audit cycle and will have been involved in one or more quality improvement projects previously. As part of the yearly Appraisal process, they would be strongly encouraged to be actively involved in Clinical Governance within the department during their employment.


There are extensive opportunities to be involved in research whilst in post. The department has a very strong academic record, having been (and is currently) involved in several landmark Neurosurgical studies.

About us

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate, and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports The Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.

Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice
  • MRCS


  • Prizes/Academic Distinctions



  • Experience in Neurosurgery at Registrar (ST1-2) level
  • Management/Audit experience


  • Publications/Research
  • Experience in Neurosurgery at Registrar (ST6-8) level

Training Expected


  • ATLS

Personal Skills


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach to work and evidence of team working
  • IT literate


  • Familiarity with databases

Personal qualities


  • Self motivated
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Reliable and dependable


  • Creative
  • Adaptable
  • Flexible

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

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Road


E1 1FR

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