Applications are invited for 1 NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) on the Neurology training programme at ST3 level in HEE-Wessex starting in August 2021.If you wish to be considered for each of the ACF Neurology posts, please ensure you apply to each vacancy advertised.

This post is part of a multi-specialty ACF post, there is one post available in either General Surgery, Medical Oncology or Neurology. Shortlisted candidates forallspecialties will be interviewed and the best candidate appointed. 


Please note that applicants at each entry level will be ranked against each other based upon the level of training to which they are applying. Person specifications for clinical competence will be based upon the relevant grade to which you are applying. Full details of each are available from the Specialty Training Website.


Clinical benchmarking is required if you do not hold an NTN/DRN in the GMC specialty or level that you are applying for.


The application window opens on 01/10/2020 at 10:00 UK time and closes on 04/11/2020 at 13:00 UK time.You will not be able to submit your application after this time. Please ensure that you have completed all the relevant sections of the application forms as missing information will deem your application incomplete and it will not be considered.


You must apply via our online recruitment system, Oriel. Oriel can be accessed from the link below.


The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification. The person specification for this specialty is available from the Specialty Training website which can be accessed from Oriel. Please visit the Health Education England – Wessex website to find out the following information:


  • Likely locations of posts within the training programme

  • Expected rotation details

  • Anticipated outcome of the training programme, subject to satisfactory progression

  • Travel and relocation expenses policy


Eligibility Criteria for recruitment to Specialty Training 2020 – Immigration Requirements


With effect from 6 October 2019, all medical practitioners are on the Shortage Occupation List. This means thatwith the exception ofall applicants to Public Health, all specialty recruitment applicants will be exempt from the RLMT; there will be no restriction on their appointment.