Consultant Physician in Stroke Consultant - Portsmouth

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Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust is the largest non-teaching hospital trust in England. With strong local ties and serving around 675,000 residents in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire, they pride themselves on providing comprehensive acute and specialist services.

The Trust has one main site, Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, and looks after six peripheral community sites for outpatient activity.

Here at Portsmouth Staff Bank, we support the Trust with temporary staff in all staff groups. We offer our workers an excellent service that allows them to work flexibly whilst enjoying several benefits including:

  • Online timesheets

  • Weekly pay

  • Priority over agency workers

  • Supportive on-site teams

  • And many more

    To make sure that our bank workers are fully supported we have a dedicated recruitment and compliance team. They work hard to ensure that our workers can start booking shifts as soon as possible. In addition, a helpful bookings desk and on-site team are there to assist them and answer any questions.


Are you looking for a new opportunity or a flexible working pattern to achieve that desired work-life balance?

If so, working as a locum doctor at Portsmouth Queen Alexandra Hospital may be the answer you are looking for!

We have an exciting new opportunity here at Portsmouth Queen Alexandra Hospital. We are seeking a Bank Consultant to work Monday to Friday 9 - 5 pm.

Contract terms - 3 Months

Job Summary:

This is a vacant post for a Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine to join our Joint Stroke Service. Bringing robust professional experience and skills, the postholder will complement the existing team of Stroke Physicians and an enthusiastic and committed wider multi-disciplinary team. Although the successful candidate will be employed by Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust and principally based at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, they will share their time with St Mary’s Hospital, in Newport serving the local community and a total population of approximately 800,000 people.

Key responsibilities:

The Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine will be responsible for the management of Stroke patients along our care pathways. They will be part of a team of Stroke Consultants (some of whom are currently locum) undertaking a mixture of outpatient clinics, trans-ischaemic clinics and managing hyper acute and acute Stroke patients. They will be required to contribute to a 1 in 7 on-call rota.

Essential Requirements:

  • Entry on the GMC specialist register for General Internal Medicine, Stroke or Geriatrics via (a) CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview), (b) CESR or (c) European Community rights”
  • Full GMC Registration with a License to Practice
  • Relevant training in Stroke Medicine and Hyper acute Stroke Care
  • Right to work in the UK and Full GMC Registration
  • A minimum of 6-months experience working within the NHS

About our Bank Doctors:

Our Bank Doctors are invaluable to us and in return for their dedication and commitment, we offer the following benefits:

  • A flexible working pattern to suit you indefinitely and opportunities to work across various departments and sites, gaining invaluable knowledge and experience
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Priority of shifts over agency workers
  • Electronic timesheet submission and online bookings system
  • An onsite recruitment, compliance and bookings team

If this sounds like its for you, please apply with your CV here. Our dedicated Doctors recruiter will get in touch with you to answer any further questions you have and support you through the review and recruitment process.


Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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