CL Palliative Medicine ST3+

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Sector
Hospital
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NIHR TCC Integrated Academic Training (IAT) Clinical Lectureship Specialty Training Programme in Palliative Medicine ST3 and above.

Applications are invited for appointment as an NIHR TCC Integrated Academic Training (IAT) Clinical Lecturer (CL) on the Specialty Training Programme in Palliative Medicine at the Cicely Saunders Institute and in the King’s Health Partners (KHP) London/Kent/Surrey/Sussex Palliative Medicine training scheme. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and dedicated trainee to advance their clinical academic skills and experience with a view to being mentored towards becoming an independent clinical academic and winning an NIHR Clinician Scientist or similar. The Cicely Saunders Institute is the world’s first purpose built Institute of Palliative Care, which has a strong research record and a multi-professional team of staff including individuals with backgrounds in: palliative medicine, epidemiology, clinical trials, rehabilitation medicine, health services research, clinical research, psychology, sociology, statistics, health economics, anthropology and nursing. The applicant will join the popular South London Palliative Medicine clinical training, which includes hospital, hospice and community placements. 

This post is open to only trainees who have completed a relevant higher degree, e.g. a PhD or MD (by original research). You must be awarded your higher degree by the post start date.

All posts commence no later than 31 March 2018. An Academic National Training Number (NTN(A)) is available for this placement if required.

This is for completion of CCT/ CESR (CP) subject to satisfactory progression.

Reasonable adjustments and Guaranteed Interview Scheme 

For more information regarding reasonable adjustments and guaranteed interview scheme please refer the link: http://www.lpmde.ac.uk/laserecruitment/confidential-enquiries

All applicants applying to medical specialties are required to have essential competences or equivalent depending on the level they are applying for. For more information on competences please refer to the resource bank on Oriel.

Please upload all required evidence of competences to your online application form when completing the application form online. For those experiencing difficulties when uploading evidence, please ensure you contact the Applicant Enquiries  team prior to submitting your application.

Eligibility Criteria for recruitment to Specialty Training  – Immigration Requirements

Health Education England (HEE) is responsible for the sponsorship of Medical and Dental trainees for their Tier 2 visa application in England. Health Education West Midlands administers the process on behalf of HEE. For more information please visit their website, as well as the Applicant Handbook which can be found on the Oriel Resource Bank.

Evidence of immigration status should normally consist of a biometric residence card, date stamped passport, and accompanying letter from the Home Office. Please visit their website for more information.

Key dates & information 

Interview dates: 14 June 2017

Interview venue: Cicely Saunders Institute, Denmark Hill Campus, London

Posts commence from: Candidates must be in post by 31 March 2018

Interview process

Document checking: A list of documents required for interview is available on the interview pages of the website. 

Length of interview: 40 minutes

Interview structure: A single station interview covering different criteria from the person specification and a 5 minute presentation by the application on their PhD research and future plans 

Preferencing Posts: Preferencing will be made available via Oriel, more information will follow at a later stage.

Preferencing Posts: Preferencing will be made available via Oriel, more information will follow at a later stage.

Contacts / Enquiries 

During the recruitment episode please visit the recruitment system FAQ section

For any queries that cannot be answered by the methods above please contact: Applicant Enquiries. 

If you have made a positive declaration in the FTP section, you must e-mail fitnesstopractise@southlondon.hee.nhs.uk by the close of the application window. Please refer to the supplementary FTP guide for the information you must include. Failure to e-mail the outlined information by the close of application may result in your application being withdrawn.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Programmes

Programmes will be confirmed directly with the candidate by the appropriate HEE local office should applicants be successful at interview. 

Indicative number of posts available: 1

Please note that post numbers and post information are subject to change. 

Please note that there is currently an agreement between the three Health Education London regions and their neighbouring regions of Health Education East of England and Health Education Kent Surrey and Sussex, which may mean that applicants are placed into a neighbouring region in order to fulfil the requirements of their training programme. The number of trainees that this involves is small, but significant enough that applicants should be aware of this when selecting programmes. 

Please note that there is currently an agreement between Health Education Kent Surrey and Sussex and the three Health Education London regions, which may mean that applicants are placed into a London post in order to fulfil the requirements of their training programme. The number of trainees that this involves is small, but significant enough that applicants should be aware of this when selecting programmes. Successful applicants will remain KSS managed trainees during time spent out of region. 

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