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Cardiology EP Clinical Fellow

Job Reference: 358-1963280-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield, Leicester
£48,075 per annum

Applications are invited to join the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust as a Cardiology Fellow in Cardiac Electrophysiology. A one year post is available (which may be extended to 2 years subject to satisfactory performance and review) which would be suitable for trainees who already hold a National Training Number (or equivalent) and have already completed core cardiology training (at least 3 years of general cardiology). The Post is available to sub-specialise in cardiac electrophysiology. It may be undertaken by trainees who are already in a training post (as part of an ‘out of programme experience’). Candidates who have attained or will attain their CCST during the fellowship will also be considered.

The post is based at the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. Glenfield is one the largest and most modern tertiary cardiac centres in the UK and has recently undergone a £17million expansion to improve CHD services. There are four cardiac theatres, six catheter laboratories (2 EP, 3 coronary, 1 pacing), state of the art non-invasive imaging facilities including dedicated cardiac CT and MRI scanners, 3D and intra-cardiac echocardiography. There are three cardiology wards, a 10 bedded CCU with 12 step-down beds, a cardiovascular ward, two cardiac surgical wards, cardiac ITU and 4 bed cardiac high dependency unit. In 2004, the unit performed, 10,000 trans-thoracic echoes, 1100 peri-operative TOE, 1000 TOE, and 600 stress echo. Annual EP volume is approximately 800 EP/RFA procedures (300 AF ablations).

The post will offer comprehensive training in advanced cardiac electrophysiology for suitably qualified candidates who wish to become specialist electrophysiologist. The fellow will be expected to participate in a maximum of 2 outpatient clinics / week within the electrophysiology service and attendance at a minimum of 2 electrophysiology lists a week is anticipated where training will be given in diagnostic electrophysiology and radiofrequency ablation, including complex (AF and VT) ablations.

The post holder will participate fully in the training programme of the Department and protected time for teaching, research and audit is built in to the weekly timetable.

Closing on the 30th of October 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

Roberts Elved - Consultant

  • 01162502540

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

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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 suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is 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.

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

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