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Clinical Fellow - LTVS

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Respiratory
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Contract
12 months fixed term
Hours
40 hours per week
Job ref
349-UC063MD-18-B
Site
Wytheshawe
Town
Manchester
Salary
£30,605 - £48,123 p.a.
Closing
12/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

The Directorate of Respiratory Medicine, at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is looking to appoint a Clinical Fellow in Long Term Ventilation, to support its growing Long Term Ventilation Service, through the exciting transition into dedicated long-term ventilation and weaning unit.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is at the level of core medical training or equivalent and wishes to gain considerable knowledge of a respiratory medicine sub-specialty (long-term ventilation) to support a future application for a specialty training number in Respiratory Medicine. They will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the management of both domiciliary non-invasive and invasive tracheostomy ventilation. The new post holder will assist in providing in-patient clinical care on the long term ventilation unit and will be encouraged to participate in an active audit and research portfolio. Full Consultant cover is provided as well as support from an enthusiastic highly skilled multidisciplinary team. Educational opportunities and supervision will be comparable with those of a training post. It is intended that the holder of the post will work in the Long Term Ventilation Service as a Clinical Fellow for up to 12 months.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest in the country and is recognised as a centre of excellence in a number of specialities. It has close links with the University of Manchester Medical School with several professorial departments and dedicated research/teaching block. The FT provides district, regional and supra-regional services. It provides regional services in Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery. There are separate Cardiothoracic, General Intensive, High Dependency, Coronary Care and Special Care Baby Units.  The hospital also houses Burns and Plastic Surgery Unit and Vascular Surgery.  Wythenshawe Hospital has a new refurbished Accident and Emergency Department, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Paediatric Services, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedic Surgery, ENT and General Medicine.  In addition to district services, there are also Renal Dialysis facilities and Disablement Services.

Manchester is well placed for easy access to the Lancashire coast, the Lake District and the Derbyshire Peak District, the Yorkshire Moors and North Wales.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a  sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries are welcome and prospective applicants should contact Dr Andrew Bentley or Dr Nauman Chaudhry (0161 291 5930) for further information.

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