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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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North Bristol NHS Trust
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Southmead Hospital
£76,761-£103,490 pro rata YC72
22/08/2017 23:59
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Consultant Neuropathologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.


Applications are invited for a part-time (8PA) Consultant post that replaces a previous Consultant post in the Department of Neuropathology. The appointee will join two consultant colleagues in the Department, which is part of the Regional Neurosciences Centre, serving the South West of England. The Department, which has UKAS accreditation, is housed in a new building on the main hospital site, with state-of-the-art facilities.

The post-holder will share responsibility with his/her consultant colleagues for the provision of all aspects of the neuropathology diagnostic service and for maintaining the high reputation of the Department. He/she will also share responsibility for the specialist training of StRs in neuropathology and pathology, and will contribute to the teaching of undergraduates. The Department has strong links to the University of Bristol, and the post-holder will have the opportunity to contribute to research within the Institute of Clinical Neurosciences housed in an adjacent new building on the hospital site.

Bristol is a friendly, vibrant, harbourside city with excellent transport links and outstanding entertainment, restaurants, arts and culture. North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West and one of the largest in the UK. University of Bristol has been ranked in several recent surveys as one of top 50 universities in the world.

Applicants must have full specialist neuropathology training in an approved training post, or equivalent, and hold full and specialist registration (and a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council or eligibility for registration within six months of the interview. They should also have recent experience and familiarity of UK hospital systems and practices (or equivalent).

Closing date: 22 August 2017
Interview date: 19 September 2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Kathreena Kurian
0117 414 2402

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 340 3526