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Consultant Neurophysiologist

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 a year Dependent on experience
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We would like to invite applications for one full time, 10PA post of Consultant Paediatric Neurophysiologists to join our busy team. We are based in Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicant would join the existing 2 Consultant Neurophysiologists who, together, jointly cover 9 PA's. Most of their work is via remote working

The post holder would provide a broad range of Clinical Neurophysiology investigations for children across Merseyside and surrounding areas. We provide a range of EEG activity, Video Telemetry both for diagnostic purpose and those on the epilepsy surgery pathway (NorCess) along with Ambulatory EEG with video. We also provide an EMG service.

One of the main duties of this role is to provide weekly EMG clinics and reporting of EEG, Video Telemetry and Ambulatory EEG(with video)

Also the successful candidate will be able to support the Neurophysiology services at Alder Hey for the Northern Children's Epilepsy Surgery Service (NorCESS). The successful candidate would be expected to provide high-quality Neurophysiology services as part of the nationally commissioned network between Alder Hey Children's Hospital and the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (RMCH). They will work alongside our existing Consultant Neurophysiologists and also closely across site with Professor Gonzalo Alarcon who is the Consultant Neurophysiologist leading the NorCess work at RMCH

Main duties of the job

  • Carry out weekly EMG clinics including urgent EMG activity
  • Reporting of EEG, Video Telemetry and Ambulatory EEG (with video). This will be shared with existing Cons. Neurophysiologists.
  • Review and reporting of NorCESS video EEG telemetry
  • Support/review/report of stereotactic EEG ( if experienced)
  • Support/ review/report of intraoperative monitoring and mapping for epilepsy surgery (if experienced)
  • Attend/present at regular NorCESS MDT
  • Attend/present at national CESS MDT
  • Development of NorCESS neurophysiology service along with the Neurophysiology team
  • Provide multimodal Intraoperative monitoring procedures outside the epilepsy surgery service ( if the post holder has experience)

At Alder Hey we have three dedicated Video Telemetry beds (two for diagnostic/epilepsy surgery work up and one 256 VT system for stereo-tactic EEG.)

About us

Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust is located in the West Derby area of Liverpool,

We currently have more than 3,200 staff working across our community and hospital sites. We're also a teaching and training hospital providing education and training to around 540 medical and over 500 nursing and allied health professional students each year.

The Neurophysiology department provides a range of Neurophysiology tests for children across the North west and North Wales along with providing Neurophysiology input to the NorCESS service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Providing a broad range of Clinical Neurophysiology investigations for children across Merseyside and surrounding areas.

See attached job description

Person Specification

Professional qualifications & experience


  • Has the recognised professional qualifications
  • Substantive experience in working in Pediatric Clinical Neurophysiology including EMG
  • Substantial experience in video Telemetry and pre surgical evaluation for Epilepsy surgery
  • Experience in Invasive monitoring with functional stimulation


  • Experience in Intraoperative monitoring for tumour resection and Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR)
  • management experience

Employer details

Employer name

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Alder Hey Childrens NHS Trust

Prescot street


L12 2AP

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