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Senior Clinical Fellow- Reproductive Medicine

Job Description

Senior Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Medicine (ST3+ equivalent)

The above post is available with immediate effect for 3 years fixed-term.

Saint Mary’s Hospital is a large teaching hospital which provides both secondary level care for its local population and tertiary level care for women across the North West of England. The Department of Reproductive Medicine carries out over 1,000 cycles of IVF for NHS patients and fee-paying patients each year along with cycles of ovulation induction, donor insemination, husband intra-uterine insemination and frozen embryo transfers.

The post-holder will cover week day outpatient clinic and theatre sessions. There is no on call commitment, but the post holder is expected to cover IVF work at week-ends approximately every fourth week-end. This involves outpatient work (patients in treatment), scans and small theatre sessions on Saturday/Sunday mornings. Whilst this post is not recognised for training, depending on the expectations of the appointee, we will endeavour to meet training needs. Individual doctors should discuss these with their supervising Consultant.

Experience will be gained in a wide range of practical procedures as well as overall clinical care of patients presenting with subfertility. We would expect the post holder to gain experience in infertility, andrology, ovulation induction, IVF and treatment using donor gametes. The post holder would be expected to carry out ultrasound scans and gain experience in scanning. They would also be trained to perform ultrasound guided egg collections and embryo transfers.

It is anticipated that the post holders will work at a level equivalent to that of the ST6-7 trainee. Applicants should have ideally at least 4 years experience at ST3 level in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, including at least six months experience within the NHS in the UK or equivalent health care system. MRCOG Part 2 is desirable.

Salary will be on the ST pay scale which ranges from £30,302 to £47,647 per annum.

Please note that this post does not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean

The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 15th November 2016

Your application will not be considered if you have not fully completed an Application Form and Immigration Status Pro-forma.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Raj Mathur, Consultant Gynaecologist and Head of Reproductive Medicine on  ( Phone number removed ) 

The Trust reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust encourages equal opportunities and operates an Equal Opportunities Policy. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

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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