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Trust Fellow in Paediatric Cardiovascular Diseases

Job Description

Applications are invited for the above post to start in March 2017 (ST4-8 equivalent). The post is fixed term for 12 months.

This post does not attract a National Training Number, but may be useful for out of programme experience for paediatric cardiology trainees, aspiring paediatric cardiologists or adult cardiology trainees with an interest in inherited cardiac conditions, as well as general paediatric trainees with an interest in cardiology. The post has also been approved for sub-specialty training in paediatric inherited cardiovascular diseases.

We are the largest centre in Europe for the care of inherited cardiovascular disease in children, looking after over 4,000 outpatients per year, and are part of the UCLP Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases service. The service at GOS is part of the Cardiac Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and includes disease-specific clinics for cardiomyopathies, inherited arrhythmia syndromes, aortopathy syndromes and rare diseases with cardiovascular involvement. Families are seen at Great Ormond Street for screening, diagnosis, evaluation and management. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical nurse specialists, clinician’s assistants, clinical psychologists and paediatric cardiac technicians, with close links to the electrophysiology, cardiac transplantation and clinical genetics teams. This post will give ample experience in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of children with inherited cardiac conditions, and will offer unique opportunities for clinical research.

The Fellow will be responsible for seeing patients and families in consultant-led outpatient clinics, the work-up and day to day management of new in-patients and the continuing care of current patients including the necessary administrative documentation.

Applicants must be registered with the GMC and possess MRCP, MRCPCH or equivalent. For further information, please contact Dr Juan Pablo Kaski, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, on  ( Phone number removed ) , or ( Email address removed ).

All applicants should return their applications electronically via NHS Jobs. You must register with NHS Jobs first before you can apply for the post. If you have any queries then to contact us via email at ( Email address removed ). Please quote the appropriate reference number 271-CAG-003.

We conduct full criminal record checks on all successful candidates.

Please be advised that:

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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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