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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2020.

Junior Specialist Doctor (Higher) in HPB & Liver Transplantation

Job Reference: 304-JSD2-019

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
HPB Surgery & Liver Transplantation
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£49,036

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


Applications are invited for the post of Junior Specialist Doctor (Higher) in HpB Surgery and Liver Transplantation, working at the equivalent of ST7-8 level, from 7th October 2020 for a 12 month period. The successful candidate should have worked for at least a year in a HPB and / or liver transplantation unit.  Candidates must demonstrate that they can work within a multidisciplinary team; evidence of an active research and an educational interest will be beneficial.

The post will be based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, which is one of the largest transplant centres in Europe. For the time being paediatric liver, kidney, intestinal and multivisceral transplants will continue to be performed at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in the city centre.

There are individual units for adult hepatology and liver transplantation, nephrology and kidney transplantation, cardiology and cardiothoracic transplantation, and for bone marrow transplantation.  In addition to its functions as a district general and teaching hospital, QEHB contains a regional trauma centre, a regional neurosurgical centre and a large regional oncology centre which caters for a full range of cancer services, including a specialised service for hepatic and pancreatic oncology.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for more details on the unit and this post.

This post is full time including 1:7 rota commitments.

Further details may be obtained from:  

  • Mr. Ravi Marudanayagam – Consultant HPB Surgeon:

Ravi.Marudanayagam@uhb.nhs.uk

  •  Mr. John Isaac - Consultant HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon and Clinical Service Lead

John.isaac2@uhb.nhs.uk

 ***Interviews are scheduled for the afternoon of 23rd June 2020, so please ensure you will be available. Due to Covid-19 this is likely to be via video conference online, but face-to-face interviews will be encouraged if the situation improves through the course of the next few weeks***

Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.

 




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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