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Trust Grade - Respiratory Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow
Contract
12 months FTC
Hours
40 hours per week
Job ref
349-UC064MD-18-C
Site
Wythenshawe
Town
Manchester
Salary
£30,605 - £40,491
Closing
27/09/2018 23:59

We are appointing to the posts of Trust Grade (ST1-2 level) within the Respiratory Medicine department at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe site). The current posts are 4 newly created posts to help us to deliver a brand new exciting model of care for respiratory inpatients. Patients will receive daily consultant input and junior medical staff will have a daily opportunity to learn from and complete workplace based assessments with the ward based consultant and registrar.

This post provides a great opportunity to gain significant experience in one of the largest Tertiary Respiratory Centre of Excellence in the UK. The successful candidates will be working alongside 45 consultants (both clinical & academic) within Respiratory Medicine. You will also work alongside 9 Respiratory Registrars, 7 Clinical & Research Fellows, 9 Respiratory CMTs, 8 Respiratory Trust Grades, 4 Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioners and 6 Physician Associates. The successful candidates will be supported by multiple teams of allied health professionals including an OPAT team, and Community Respiratory Team.

There will be the opportunity to gain experience in general respiratory medicine, along with the opportunity of getting significant exposure to the respiratory sub-specialties.

Respiratory Medicine are responsible for 7 respiratory wards (3 general respiratory, the regional cystic fibrosis centre, the North West Ventilation Unit, Pulmonary Oncology Unit, and a Programmed Investigation and Treatment Unit (PITU).

The respiratory subspecialties include cystic fibrosis, occupational respiratory disease, lung transplantation, severe asthma, allergy, COPD, long term non-invasive ventilation, sleep disorders, interstitial lung disease and chronic cough. In partnership with the University of Manchester Cancer Research Centre, we are the Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence, and offer pulmonary oncology, lung cancer, interventional bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, a full pleural service including medical thoracoscopy. The successful candidate will also gain experience in infectious diseases at the National Aspergillus Centre, based within the Respiratory Directorate at Wythenshawe.

There is ample opportunity to take part in Quality Improvement Projects, small research projects and to produce case reports for publication at this University Hospital.

You will be assigned a number of teaching sessions to present at the Departmental Meeting, and feedback on your teaching skills will be provided for your portfolio evidence.

There are significant educational opportunities available including twice-weekly departmental teaching sessions in Respiratory Medicine, a weekly respiratory-radiology meeting where the successful candidate can learn from designated thoracic radiologists and experienced consultants, including world-renowned Professors in respiratory medicine. Additionally, there are hospital wide Grand Rounds, journal clubs, lunch time lectures, bi-weekly cardiology teaching, the opportunity to attend respiratory sub-specialty MDTs, and training in CPAP & NIV setup.

The successful candidate will have a named educational supervisor who will coach them in a similar way to our CMT training posts. An electronic portfolio and regular appraisal will be provided for the purposes of revalidation. There will be ample opportunity for Structured Learning Events (mini-CEX / CBDs) and training in respiratory procedures along with DOPS.

The preferences regarding the various posts available will be offered to the most successful candidates.

There are currently 4 posts available from August 2018 for 6 to 12 months in the first instance, with a view to extend for the right candidate.

The posts are currently not offered with an on-call commitment, but the opportunity to participate in the on-call rota may become available periodically for the right candidate. The trust also runs an internal locum bank, which the successful applicant may join, with ample opportunity to gain extra shifts if the candidate wished.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a  sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Dr Holme (Consultant Respiratory Physician), via Miss Katie Bergin (Junior Doctor Office Manager) on 0161 2912891 or Katie.bergin@mft.nhs.uk for further information. 

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0161 291 4731