Specialty Doctor - Stroke Rehabilitation Medicine

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Specialty Doctor - Stroke Rehabilitation Medicine


University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, The Holmes, City of Derby

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 340ef55d53404480b1815e06d20d51d0

Full Job Description

Planning a career in Specialist Stroke Rehabilitation or General Medicine?

Keen to gain more experience in Stroke Rehabilitation Medicine with a friendly team that is interested in your development as a doctor before deciding on your next career move?

Would you like to spend one day per week dedicated to training opportunities such as specialist clinics and Quality Improvement Projects?

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, motivated doctor to join their Trust. A busy, progressive, friendly organisation, rated 'Good' by the CQC in 2019, we welcome you to consider joining our consultants and teams working with the Stroke Rehabilitation Medicine team.

You may also realise that Derbyshire and Staffordshire have excellent facilities to support your life outside Medicine, excellent transport links for visiting family and friends and the beautiful countryside and recreational opportunities of the Derbyshire Dales are only a short distance away., Responsible, as part of a team, for the day-to-day management of patients on our Ward 4 Stroke Rehabilitation Unit based at the Florence Nightingale Community Hospital and in outpatient services for Stroke Rehabilitation Medicine patients

Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of patients within the Stroke Rehabilitation Medicine service.

To share responsibility with colleagues for the day-to-day management of the patients on the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit and in the rehabilitation pathways supporting this unit.

Leadership to junior staff

Shared role in delivery of teaching and training

Active participation in quality improvement, audit and research activities of these services

Keeping up to date and participating in continuing professional development

Participation in annual appraisals

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development.

  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.

  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes.

  • Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.

  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.

  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A&Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.

  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.

  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.

  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.

  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.