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X3 Trust Grade Doctors ST3-8 Level in Cardiology

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Trust Grade Doctor ST3-8 Level in Cardiology

There are three full time posts for a Trust grade Doctor ST3-8 level at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (WHHT).

These new posts have been developed to support our expanding Cardiology department.

The post holder will work as part of the West Hertfordshire Cardiology Department. Whilst currently not part of the formal Deanery Training Programme, this post offers an excellent training opportunity to junior doctors that have completed their core medical training and plan a career in Cardiology. It will involve treatment of in-patients and out-patients and training in all main aspects of cardiology (echocardiography, CT coronary angiography, cardiac MRI, interventional cardiology and implantation of permanent pacemakers). For more experienced applicant there is potential for training in electrophysiology and implantation of complex devices.

This post can be taken up as a fixed term (2-3Yrs) option or as a permanent option.

Applicants who, for domestic or personal reasons, would wish to work part-time are encouraged to apply.

Applicant from overseas are also encouraged to apply.

Further information may be obtained from Dr Roland Wensel (Secretary phone:  ( Phone number removed ) , ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )).

Dr Wensel will also be pleased to arrange informal visits to the hospital.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4000 people we are one of the biggest employers in the area and see around a million patients each year.

Our vision is to embody in our hospitals the principles, values and sense of service that created the NHS by providing consistently good, safe care in a friendly, listening and informative way, as and when people need and want it and always with dignity and respect.

Important Information for Applicants:

We will require references covering a minimum of 3 years of employment history. Please ensure this is provided on your application with all gaps in employment accounted for. All referee's provided must be your Line Manager.

Your salary will be dependent on relevant NHS experience.

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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