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Geriatric Clinical Fellowship (ST4+ or Post CCT)

Job Reference: 358-2179471-ED-A

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Location:
Leicester Royal infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£48,075 pa

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST
FIXED TERM (1 YEAR) TRAINING POST IN THE ACUTE & EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT OF OLDER PEOPLE


Applications are invited from talented and enthusiastic Specialist Trainees holding an NTN in Emergency Medicine who wish to develop their skills in the management of frail older people. This post is a fixed term out of programme (OOPE).


This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic forward-thinking positive and highly engaged team of emergency physicians and geriatricians. Leicester has been leading the way in developing emergency care for older people, evidenced by its mature Emergency Frailty Unit, the Silver Book and related research activity and the well-established Fellowship in Geriatric Emergency Medicine.


The successful candidates will be able to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours now outlined in the European Geriatric Emergency Medicine training curriculum that will prepare the individual for an innovative career combining emergency medicine with a special interest in care of frail and older people.


It is expected that applicants will have completed at least ST4 level of training in emergency medicine at the time of commencement in this post. The Postgraduate Dean confirms that these placements and/or programmes have the required educational and dean's approval.

For further details / informal visits contact:

  • Miss Alexandra Dixon Alexandra.dixon@uhl-tr.nhs.uk



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.


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


UK Registration

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



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