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Clinical Fellow in Diabetes and Endocrinology (ST3+)

Job Reference: 317-TD-19-230

Employer:
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Location:
317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
Salary:
£31,217 to £49,086

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.69 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally and nationally and internationally.

The Care Quality Commission has rated us ‘Outstanding’ for the second time in a row.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.


CLINICAL FELLOW IN DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY (ST3+)

REF. 317-TD-19-230

We are delighted to be able to offer opportunities for highly motivated, ambitious individuals to join our well integrated team.

The Newcastle Diabetes and Endocrinology team seeks a medical doctor for a full-time clinical fellow post in a busy tertiary centre department. This will primarily be through regular attendance and participation in outpatient clinics, as well as specialty-specific inpatient exposure (e.g. diabetes in-reach ward rounds and Endocrinology Programmed Investigation Unit activity). There is a wide variety of subspecialty clinics and clinical activities available with the post having the flexibility to allow the medical doctor the choice to develop his/her own subspecialty interests. If desired, there is the option for out-of-hours ward cover on-calls to acquire banding for salary purposes.

The post is to commence in October 2019 for 12 months.

For trainees in a specialty training programme prior to CCT this post will assist in covering competencies outlined in the specialty curriculum (Diabetes and Endocrinology), though we would certainly welcome applications from post-CCT doctors who have completed training and looking to gain further subspecialty experience to assist in future Consultant post applications.

You must be a fully certified medical practitioner and must have completed Core Medical Training or you must possess equivalent experience and competencies.

DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY IN NEWCASTLE

Newcastle has a high profile Diabetes service with national recognition of clinical excellence and a nationally and internationally celebrated research programme.

Inpatient diabetes is located at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospitals while the Diabetes Centre is at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality and provides high quality outpatient care alongside support and liaison with colleagues in primary care.

Specialty clinics include the full range of diabetes care as well as interests in islet cell transplantation, diabetes technology, immunotherapy, diabetic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis and diabetic foot disease alongside groundbreaking clinical research in the treatment and prevention of Type II diabetes. We are the regional centre for kidney pancreas transplantation and Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), and a national leading centre for islet cell transplantation. We also do ground-breaking clinical research in the treatment and prevention of Type II diabetes.

The Endocrinology department specialises in all aspects of clinical endocrinology including thyroid cancer, neuroendocrine tumours, thyroid eye disease, endocrine genetic conditions and pituitary disease.

Endocrinology is par excellence a multidisciplinary clinical field, and combined endocrinology clinics are held weekly to monthly with ophthalmologists (thyroid eye disease), paediatric neuro-oncologists (late effects of childhood cancer therapies), geneticists (monogenic endocrine conditions), neurosurgery/ENT surgeons (pituitary tumours), thyroid surgeons and oncologists (thyroid cancer), hepato-pancreato-biliary surgeons (gastrointestinal and pancreatic NET tumours), adrenal surgeons (paragangliomas and phaeochromocytomas) and paediatric endocrinologists (adolescent endocrine transition).

Inpatient workload comprises of specialist review of referrals from the Medical Admissions Unit and other wards, as well as direct referrals from local GPs, and regional referrals from other hospitals.

All successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay. You will be required to sign a DBS payment form which will be issued to you as part of your recruitment process.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest numbers of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under-represented groups.

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact Ahmad Abou-Saleh on 0191 282 3844, or via email at Ahmad.AbouSaleh@nuth.nhs.uk.

To apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs and complete the application form in full, please ensure that you provide references to cover the last 3 years. For any further queries, please contact Suzanne Evans, Assistant HR Officer at Suzanne.Evans@nuth.nhs.uk quoting the post reference number.

Closing Date: Midnight on the 16 September 2019

Interview Date: TBC




Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.


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


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