Clinical Fellow


Clinical Fellow

Salary grade £40,833 – £60,127 per annum

Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) is one of the oldest independent hospitals and medical charities in the UK, not to mention one of the most respected. Today, we continue to enhance dignity, independence and quality of life for every single one of the patients and residents who rely on the rehabilitation and care we provide. We are respected as an authority on Neuro-disability care, we provide training in neuro-care and research advances into the science of care for individuals with neuro-disabilities. Providing short and long-term specialist services for adults with profound or complex neurological injuries, the RHN is passionate about finding ability in disability.

This is a fixed term contract for 1 year with possible extension.

We are a centre of excellence for people with complex disabilities as a result of damage to the brain or nervous system, including the provision of level 1 neuro-rehabilitation services and services for people with prolonged disorders of consciousness; people requiring long term ventilation and people with neuro-behavioural problems. The Hospital has established research and educational programmes and Fellows are encouraged to participate in these.

Applicants must hold full registration with the GMC. Experience in neurological rehabilitation or in a relevant specialty is desirable but not essential.
There is a real team spirit and excellent relationships between the disciplines. We welcome doctors wishing to work full time or part time.

Main objectives of the role

  • Fellows will provide, day to day, clinical care under the supervision of a Consultant, along with many visiting Consultants and will contribute to clinical audit and service development
  • There are opportunities to gain experience in a number of specialist skills including ventilatory support, spasticity management, low awareness assessments, and the management of challenging behaviour
  • The role includes participation in a 1 in 6 on-call rota, which can be undertaken from home
  • The post is for an initial 12 months with possible extension

Ideal experience

  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • General medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Intensive care or Primary care

If you would like to have an informal chat about this position please contact Dr. Andrew Hanrahan Consultant, Medical Services on ahanrahan@rhn.org.uk to arrange a day and time.

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Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability will be expected to have received their vaccination against the coronavirus strain (COVID-19) as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment at the RHN. Please let us know if you have not managed to arrange to receive the vaccine via other channels yet, as we can arrange the administration of the vaccine within the hospital. Please note that if you have a medical reason as to why you are not able to have the vaccine or you have any questions on the vaccination, please feel free to contact recruitment@rhn.org.uk.