Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases

London (Central), London (Greater)
£44,307 - £46,215
07 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases based at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. This is a new post designed to provide experience in the evaluation and management of Paediatric inherited cardiac conditions (ICC) to adult or Paediatric cardiologists seeking to develop a career as ICC physicians.  

Duties of the post will include participation in Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases outpatient clinics, including disease-specific clinics for cardiomyopathies, inherited arrhythmias and aortopathies, as well as rare diseases with cardiovascular involvement. There are no on-call commitments. The successful applicant will be expected to be involved in teaching and training for medical and nursing staff as well as active participation in translational research in inherited cardiovascular disease.

The Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital is the largest Centre in the Europe for the care of inherited cardiovascular disease in children, and is part of the UCLP Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases service. Over 5000 outpatients were seen in the Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases clinics in 2017, with referrals from across the UK and internationally. 

Families are seen at Great Ormond Street for screening, diagnosis, evaluation and management. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical nurse specialists, patient pathway coordinators, genetic counsellors, clinical psychologists and Paediatric cardiac technicians, with close links to the electrophysiology, cardiac transplantation and clinical genetics teams. Dr Juan Pablo Kaski is the lead clinician for the service.

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Juan Pablo Kaski on 020 7829 8839 or email

The successful candidate must possess full GMC registration and be within 12 months of award of CCT (or on the specialist register for Paediatric Cardiology or Adult Cardiology (CCT/CESR or equivalent) by date of interview.

The position is open to applicants who are able to work less than the full-time.

All applicants should return their application forms electronically. To apply online, please click the apply button. If you experience any technical difficulties; please contact us via email at quoting reference number 271-CAG-201

The Trust encourages applications from all sections of the community. We offer a range of flexible working patterns; contact us for more information.

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