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One post, for either a Locally Funded Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF), or Academic Public Health Fellow (APHF), at ST1 or ST2 level based in University of Birmingham and Shropshire Local Authority for an August 2017 Start.
Please note this post is open to both medical and non-medical applicants, who fulfil the criteria for the national Public Health recruitment programme.
If a medical candidate is appointed, they will be offered a locally funded (Not an NIHR Funded) ACF training post
If a non-medical candidate is appointed, they will be offered a locally funded APHF training post (Further information for non-medics applying is at the end)

This advert and applications will run Wednesday 12th October 2016 to Thursday 10th November 2016 (13:00).

Applications are invited for ACF/APHF training in Public Health at ST1/ST2. If you would like to know more about the Post, please look at the attached Job Description.
To be eligible for this post you must match the criteria of the ACF/APHF Person Specification attached, and the National Public Health Person Specification, also attached. To be eligible to take up appointment in August 2017, candidates will also need to undertake the national Public Health speciality training recruitment process and obtain at least a satisfactory score in every part of its Assessment Centre and Selection Centre components. It is therefore essential that applicants apply through this process also. Information is available on the Faculty of Public Health’s website. Applications open on 9th November and close on 1st December. Interviews are held in February.
The Academic program is for 3 years, and will carry on into Public Health specialty training as long as it is successfully completed.

Applications will close Thursday 10th November 2016 (13:00).
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 on this page. If you have any problems please contact ( Email address removed )

The qualifications and professional registration requirements plus other eligibility criteria can be found in the person specification attached.

All training programmes are equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently wish to train flexibly.

The Postgraduate Dean has confirmed that this placement has the required educational and staffing approval.
Information for NON MEDICS APPLYING.
In the competencies section of the application form, if you are not applying from a medical background, please select for the following questions:
Question: Please give details of your primary medical/dental qualification (*)
Select: Other: please specify.

In the box that follows, please type:
“I am applying as a non-medical candidate,”
And then type your primary degree qualification

Question: Medical school / Dental school / university: (*)
Select: Other: please specify.

In the box, please type “I am applying as a non-medical candidate,”
and then your university

for these questions: questions:
Medical school / Dental school / university address: (*)
Post Code: (*)
Country of primary medical/dental education: (*)
Please just answer as your education, ignoring the medical/dental”

-Professional Registration section:
Question: FULL registration with a Licence to Practise awarded by the UK GMC
Select No, and in the text box, please type: “I am applying as a non-medical candidate,”

If you are a non medic, please select an academic reference, as well as the two most recent references you will use for your Public Health Application.
In the referee specialty field, please put information about the referee e.g. academic research.
For Training Grade, please put N/A

- Competencies Section:
UK Foundation Competencies :
Please select no, and when it asks you to upload an alternative certificate, please upload a document that says “I am applying as a non-medical candidate,” into the Alternative foundation competency certificate category.

If you have any further queries about filling in this form as a non medic, please contact ( Email address removed )

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Flexible working arrangements will be considered for all posts

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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