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Full time - 10 sessions per week
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North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Penrith or Barrow
£84,559 - £114,003 Per annum
Salary period
09/02/2023 23:59

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Consultant in Neurology


Job overview

Applications are invited from experienced Consultant Neurologists to join the Emergency Care and Medicine team, here at NCIC. The Neurology service is delivered across a number of outpatient’s sites in Cumbria as well as providing an in reach service to the 3 acute hospitals. In addition to managing general Neurology referrals, the trust has developed a number of sub specialties and would welcome applications from Neurologists seeking full or part time hours and applicants particularly with an interest and experience in MS.

Main duties of the job

The posts will involve out-patient and in-patient consultations either in the North or South Cumbria. Specific commitments would be agreed in negotiation with colleagues once appointed, There are a number of sites across the County where Outpatients clinics are delivered and there is weekly input provided to the 3 acute hospitals within the county. The department also operates a Consultant of the Week service for telephone advice to GP and consultant colleagues alike within normal office hours.


Working for our organisation

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We’re responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of ‘safe, high quality care every time’.

  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Fully registration with the General Medical Council
  • MRCP or equivalent.
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register in Neurology via: • CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview)
Desirable criteria
  • MD or PhD degree

Clinical Skills & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Specialist Registrar in Neurology or Equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills with patients, colleagues, managers and other staff
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with primary care / community colleagues
  • A commitment to and experience of teaching
  • Experience of structured patient education
  • A sub-speciality Neurology interest

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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 Louise Buchanan
Job title
Associate Medical Director
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Telephone number
01946 523176
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