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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/10/2019.

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Trust Grade Doctor (Registrar level) in Nephrology

Job Reference: 358-1983382-RRCV

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£48,075 per annum

Applications are invited for a Trust Grade Doctor in Nephrology (specialist registrar equivalent) to join the team for 12-24 months initially, based at Leicester General Hospital. University Hospitals of Leicester. The successful applicant will join a team of foundation doctors, core medical trainees, specialist registrars and an associate specialist, supporting a team of 12 consultants.

This is an exciting opportunity for a doctor who has several years of experience of acute internal medicine and/or nephrology to obtain in-depth experience in a specialty which includes both acute medicine and chronic disease management. The John Walls Renal Unit has a track record of innovative service delivery and of excellence in training and clinical research. We are offering this role for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join the Leicester team to develop and consolidate their clinical skills and prepare them either for application for specialist training or development within the department. There is the potential for the successful applicant to contribute to research, quality improvement and teaching if desired.

The unit acts as the tertiary referral centre for the East Midlands Renal Network covering a population of approximately 2.2 million. The department has a national and international reputation and has an active programme of both clinical, laboratory and medical education research. The department has a philosophy of a multi-disciplinary approach to the care of patients with renal failure. There is a core group of experienced nursing and other health care professionals who are responsible for the planning and delivery of services to patients with renal failure in their own homes as far as possible.

The successful candidate must possess MB BS or equivalent and full GMC registration. Experience in nephrology is highly desirable.

Closing on the 30th of October 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

Richard Baines - Consultant Nephrologist
0116 258 8080 or 07812 333546

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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