SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
THE JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CLINICAL FELLOW IN CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
Applications are invited for the position of Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery. The post is to start as soon as possible for 12 months, with the view to a possible extension (following satisfactory annual appraisal).
The successful candidates will participate in the same rota as the eight other higher surgical trainees (national and non-national), currently 1A and enjoy similar training opportunities. The unit undertakes over 1100 cardiac operations and more than 600 thoracic operations per year.The unit specialises in minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery, including robotic-assisted.
The post will suit a candidate who fulfils the criteria for appointment as a Specialty Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery, or equally to someone who is looking for further experience to fulfil those criteria. Alternatively, it would suit a candidate post-CCT who wishes further or specialised operative experience.
South Tees NHS Foundation Trust is the 5th largest in the country and provides a comprehensive range of medical and surgical specialties.
Previous experience in the specialty is essential. A postgraduate qualification is desirable. Full GMC registration is required.
Salary: Current ST3 grade, depending on experience.The post is subject to the Trust Terms and Conditions.
Full details and application form available online on NHS Jobs ref: 328-CT-CTS-14
Candidates are encouraged to contact Mr Jonathan Ferguson, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon on Tel: ( Phone number removed ) or ( Email address removed ), or Mr Ralph White, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon on Tel: ( Phone number removed ) or ( Email address removed ), for more information on the above vacancy.
Alternatively, contact a current Clinical Fellow via switchboard (bleep 5293).
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Closing date: 25th October 2016
Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.
Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.
Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.
IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.
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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