Clinical Fellow (FY3) in Infection

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£37,191 per annum
12 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Applicants are invited to apply for the role of Junior Clinical Fellow in Infection from August 2019. This job is appointable at FY3 level

This post will provide the successful applicant an exciting opportunity to work in one of the only combined Infection Departments in the UK, enabling them to gain experience in both Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. It is an ideal job for someone looking to pursue a career in Infection and wanting to improve their CV in anticipation of an application for core infection training.

This post is an exciting new role designed both to support our expending department and to nurture junior doctors with an interest in a career in Infection. There will be opportunities to gain experience in outpatient clinics, in-reach / referral services and Microbiology laboratory work. At times there may be a need to support the ward team (2x FY1s, 1x FY2, 2x CTs, a CIT registrar and a consultant) to provide high quality care on the 12 bedded Infectious Diseases ward. An interest in research and or teaching is encouraged and there are plenty of projects within the Department which the successful applicant will be encouraged to assist with. There is also an expectation that they will help with data collection and education / quality improvement projects to help the Trust achieve this year’s antimicrobial CQUIN.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from two hospital sites. We are a University Teaching Hospital with 1293 beds and an annual budget of £500 million. The Trust supports a variety of tertiary services and is both a Major Cancer Centre, a Major Trauma Centre and a regional centre for HIV and Hepatitis. We serve a local population of approximately 600,000 with some services aimed at an extended catchment area of 1.2 million people. The Trust forms part of the Hull York Medical School with both the NHS sites and Universities of Hull and York. The Trust employs around 7000 staff and we are committed to the continuous development of services for the benefit of patients and to providing a comprehensive healthcare service of the highest possible quality.

The East Riding of Yorkshire is a very popular place to live. It extends to several well-known seaside resorts as well as containing the Yorkshire Wolds and the Yorkshire Moors. Hull was the UK City of Culture 2017 which resulted in a year of celebration and many exciting events all across the area. Part of the legacy of this year has been investment in and a general uplift in the city centre. Hull is also a thriving university city with excellent shopping and leisure facilities including concert halls, theatres and the largest aquarium in Europe. It has excellent road and rail links with the rest of Britain, as well as ferry and air links to Europe. The cost of living is significantly lower than elsewhere in the country making it an excellent place to achieve a good work/life balance.

Dr Patrick Lillie and Dr Anda Samson on 01482 622718