Clinical Fellowship (Trust Specialty Registrar)
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals - The Leeds Way
Specialty/Department: Department of Hepatology
Location: Leeds Liver Unit, St James’s University Hospital
Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellowship at Registrar level available now until 31st January 2019 in the Department of Hepatology at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.
We are looking for an enthusiastic well-motivated trainee who wants the opportunity to gain experience in the management of complex liver disease.
With a growing need for doctors to understand and be able to manage patients with liver disease, this is an exciting opportunity to train in one of the leading UK Hepatology centres and contribute to the Leeds Liver Unit’s international reputation for transplantation.
The successful candidate will gain experience in all aspects of hepatology including the assessment of patients with acute and sub-acute liver failure, assessment of patients for treatments such as liver transplantation and TIPSS, patients with a wide variety of complex general hepatological conditions and with viral hepatitis. This is a clinical post and the fellow will join the out of hours rota and have the opportunity to undertake audit and contribute to ongoing projects in the department. It is suitable for all higher stages of training including out-of-programme training and post-CCT training. Candidates must hold full MRCP or equivalent and be wanting to pursue a career in gastroenterology and ideally, hepatology.
Candidates with a national training number in gastroenterology and experience in a higher specialist training post in gastroenterology would be particularly welcome to apply.
The Department is affiliated to the University of Leeds with the MRC funded Centre for Bioinformatics, the Leeds Institute of Data Analysis and the NIHR funded Diagnostic Evaluation Co-operative.
Candidates should hold full licence to practise with the UK General Medical Council, have experience in gastroenterology or hepatology and be a member of one of the UK’s Royal Colleges of Physicians.
Basic salary scale - £30,605 to £48,123 per annum, pro rata, which will be payable based on relevant experience. An out of hours banding supplement will also apply.
Interested applicants are welcome to contact Dr Rebecca Jones, Consultant Hepatologist and Lead Clinician by e-mail email@example.com and are welcome to the department for an informal visit.
This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.
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If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.
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