Junior Specialist Doctor - UHB CST Programme (August 2018)
QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK and is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have just over 9000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 Ext. 18384 or 18395.
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UHB has a highly successful Junior Specialist Doctor (JSD) training programme, introduced in 2008 and now invites applications for core training in surgical specialities to commence on 1st August 2018 on a rotational basis, for up to 24 months.
Following a highly acclaimed Emergency/Acute Medicine programme UHB have now launched our JSD Core Training Programme working in collaboration with Birmingham Childrens Hospital aimed at training junior doctors in the competencies required for the successful completion of core training competencies in a wide range of Surgical Specialties including General Surgery, T&O, Paediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, Renal Surgery, Urology and Plastic Surgery. The posts are for 2 years to include training in all the competencies required by the respective Royal College for core surgical training and includes rotational placements in key surgical specialists as a rotational JSD Standard.
The posts are not HEE recognised training posts but will train doctors in a similar way and with the competencies required for future progression. There will also be opportunities to extend the contracts with support provided for talented and committed staff including progression to JSD (Higher) posts.
UHB is one of the countries leading hospitals and one of the most consistently high performing Trusts in the NHS. It has been rated ‘excellent’ for leadership and provides high quality of clinical and non-clinical services and excellent management.
Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years UK clinical experience or equivalent with at least 6 months relevant experience in a specialty area.
The terms and conditions of service are UHB terms for JSD’s, a summary of which can be found on the additional document attached to this advert.
If you have any issues applying please email JSD@uhb.nhs.uk
UHB CORE TRAINING – SURGERY
JUNIOR SPECIALIST DOCTORS (Standard) (Equivalent to Grade StR 1-2)
Up to 24 Month Contracts available (shorter contracts can be offered if preferred, either 6 or 12 months if this is better for your training needs)
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.
To apply, please click the apply button.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
One of our values is HONESTY therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, for some posts, this may include if the convictions are considered to be spent, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences. Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it 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 suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
For enquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact the Medical Recruitment Team on: 0121 37 18384 or 18395
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
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.
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