Junior Clinical Fellow

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
15 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you'll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four 'specialist' hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a 'specialist' hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values 'Quality and Safety, Communication, Service' are at the heart of everything we do and come from our 'Your Health. Our Priority' promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

Please read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description, person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to help complete your application.

We are looking for a doctor with an interested in rehabilitation medicine, to join our current team at the Devonshire Centre for Neurological Rehabilitation (DCNR), part of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.

The 19 bedded DCNR provides specialist neuro-rehabilitation service for the people of Stockport, Tameside and Glossop, East Cheshire and the High Peak. Patients are usually aged 16 to 64, the majority having acquired brain injury, neuro-degenerative disease, and progressive neurological conditions. The neuro-rehabilitation team includes dedicated rehabilitation nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and a clinical psychologist.

There are close working links with the Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre at Salford Royal Hospital and other neuro-rehabilitation services across Greater Manchester.

Clinical duties will be at Senior House Officer level and excludes participation in the medical on-call rota. You will be responsible for the day to day medical management of patients at the Devonshire Centre and will gain experience of rehabilitation for patients with cognitive and behavioural problems following brain injury as well as rehabilitation for the physical effects of neurological disease or injury. Experience will be gained in the community management of patients with severe complex disability and may spend time with the community team if required.

This post is an ideal stepping stone to further training and experience in order to obtain a trainee or posts or for career progression. Educational supervision, training and support will be provided to assist the post-holder in achieving their career aims.

Stockport constitutes one of ten boroughs in Greater Manchester and its proximity to the Manchester Medical School has enabled the development of close working relationships with various University Departments. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first-wave NHS Foundation Trusts in April 2004, was selected as one of four specialist hospitals in Greater Manchester in 2015, is an associate teaching hospital and is a thriving District General Hospital with most major clinical specialties.The general environment in Stockport and the surrounding countryside is a pleasant one, with the Cheshire Plain to the South West and the High Peak of Derbyshire to the South East. There are numerous pleasant residential areas and facilities for all types of education are good.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact, Dr Kadies or Dr Mannemela, Consultants in Rehabilitation Medicine, on 0161 419 4563 / 0161 419 4503 or email ( Email address removed )

Occasionally we may need to close a vacancy early if in receipt of a large number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted. Please also note that Stockport NHS FT are unable to refund interview expenses or re-location costs. Stockport NHS FT is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our 'two tick' kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfils the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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