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Junior Clinical Fellow in Medicine (Gastroenterology)

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Junior Clinical Fellow in Medicine (Gastroenterology)

Department of Gastroenterology

This post would be suitable for any trainee who has successfully completed a 2 year Deanery School Foundation Programme or has achieved equivalent core medical competencies. Previous relevant experience at JCF level would be desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will be part of the ward-based team in Gastroenterology, responsible for in-hours care of specialty patients (10 beds for acute patients and a planned 5-bed ‘alcohol’ unit which will be supported by the Alcohol Care Team). The post-holder will also provide support to the specialty with outreach and inreach care and assessments as directed by the supervising Consultant (fully supervised practice). It is the expectation that the postholder will be fully immersed in all aspects of Gastroenterology and, although the primary responsibility is to provide ward-based care, there will be opportunities for exposure to outpatient clinics, endoscopy and to take up a research and/or audit project within the departmental programme.

We consider good post graduate education and training with appropriate education as essential components of these posts. Within both the Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology and the Trust (organised by the Department of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education) there is a comprehensive teaching programme with protected MRCP teaching time and access to the excellent medical school facilities.

The closing date is: 23rd October 2016

Interview date: week commencing 31 October 2016

Duration: November 2016 until Aug 2017

For an informal discussion regarding the post please feel free to contact Dr Bu’Hussain Hayee or Dr Patrick Dubois – Consultant Gastroenterologists on email: ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )

Please note the salary scale for this post is subject to change from August 2016 and will be confirmed to you once finalised. However, this will most likely be in accordance with the junior doctors salary scale implemented by the Trust from August 2016.


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

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