Locum Consultant Stroke

  • £88,364 - £119,133
  • North West
  • Fixed

This role is based in a busy Hyper Acute Stroke Unit in the northwest of England, you will be joining a team in delivering specialist Stroke Medicine care. Stroke is an exciting sub-specialty existing within the NHS that lies at the interface of Neurology, Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine.

The Job

The Trust are seeking a Consultant to:

  • A Hyper Acute Stroke Unit is a tertiary Stroke service, by joining the team you will be treating patients received directly and referred from local smaller hospitals.
  • One of the main centres of thrombolysis in the region.
  • On-calls rota involves shifts between 7:00 – 23:00 with no overnight commitments.

The Location

The hospital is based in a city in the northwest of England, one of the most desirable locations in the UK. The city is famed for its cultural diversity with a large international community and a wide range of religious services, shops, markets and restaurants. You’re within 1 hour of Manchester International Airport so it’s easy to go and visit friends and family abroad. 

The Hospital

The role is based in a large 750+ bed district general hospital in the northwest of England. The Stroke team are fully supported by a team of Senior Clinical Fellows, Junior Clinical Fellows, Stroke Specialist Nurses, and Advanced Care Practitioners. The role will be split between the Hyper Acute Stroke Unit (HASU), combined Stroke Unit, and sessions in Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) clinics and daily Stroke follow-up clinics.

Professional Development

You will receive 1.5 SPAs per week for Continued Professional Development. These offer a good opportunity for gathering evidence for your CESR portfolio. A pre-agreed portion of these sessions can be spent off-site, if shown to be necessary.

The Requirements

In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • Full MRCP
  • IELTS or OET
  • GMC Registration
  • Consultant experience in Neurology, Stroke, or Geriatrics, OR senior Registrar/Specialist experience and looking to step up.

How BDI Resourcing can help 

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

We look forward to hearing from you regrading this exciting opportunity!


Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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