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Academic Clinical Fellows - Lancaster

Job Description

Job Reference: ACF - Lancaster

Job Title: Academic Clinical Fellows

Specialty/Function: Multiple Specialties

Employer: Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Location: Health Education North West

Salary: As per T&Cs 2016

Job Type: Fixed Term Temporary

Staff Group: Medical & Dental

Pay Scheme: Hospital Medical & Dental Staff

Pay Band: Specialty Registrar

Closing Date: Monday 7th November 2016

Applications are invited for 2 NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) posts at Health Education North West in conjunction with the University of Lancaster starting from 2nd August 2017.

Please note that Health Education North West – Manchester have 21 further ACF posts in conjunction with the University of Manchester which are being advertised separately as well as 7 further ACF posts in conjunction with the University of Liverpool.

We anticipate the two ACF posts will be in

Anaesthesia (ST3) OR Palliative Medicine (CT1, CT2 or ST3) OR Neurology (ST1, ST2 or ST3)

Applicants, who do not already hold NTN or DRN in the relevant specialty, must apply for the relevant clinical specialty in addition to making an ACF application as you will be required to attend a clinical interview as well as an academic interview.

Please note all clinical placements for Lancaster ACF posts will be based in the Cumbria/Lancashire rotations

Further information and to submit an application for any of these vacancies, please go to Health Education North West website

Further information is also available from the National Institute for Health Research’s Trainees’ Coordinating Centre

The application window opens on Monday 10th October 2016 and closes on Monday 7th November 2016 at 16:00 hours. 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 provided. Registration is available to applicants from Monday 10th October 2016

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification. The person specifications for these specialties are available from the Specialty Training website which can be accessed from Oriel. Please visit the Health Education North West website to find out the following information:

  • Likely locations of posts
  • Expected rotation details
  • Anticipated outcome of the training programme, subject to satisfactory progression.
  • Travel and relocation expenses policy

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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