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Trust Grade Doctor ST3+ in Palliative Care

Job Reference: 358-2503735-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Palliative Care
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

Applications are invited for a six month full time post in Palliative Care Medicine to work at the University Hospitals of Leicester.

This is a bespoke post created at ST3/IMT3 level within Palliative Medicine, designed to provide experience of delivering Palliative Medicine in a hospital settling.

You would join a team of Consultants, Palliative Medicine Registrars and Clinical Nurse Specialists who deliver Palliative Care across Leicester’s hospitals

This post would be ideal for trainees who wish to develop competencies and apply for a specialty training post – in Palliative Medicine or one of the many other medical, surgical and emergency specialties where these skills are regularly utilised. Training will be provided to help you develop your skills in palliative care.

In order to facilitate your progression you will be allocated both an Educational Supervisor and a minimum of one session per week for career development. This will be used to ensure you meet expected requirements around Audit, teaching, OPD attendance etc.

The responsibilities of the post are identical to that of an ST3 in Palliative Medicine: ensuring a safe and high standard of care of all patients, participating in the assessment and management of hospital inpatients who have been referred to the hospital palliative care team, participating in out-patient &/or community care for patients outside the hospital, (for example by appropriate referrals, discussions with health care professionals, including follow up virtual reviews if appropriate), providing clinical supervision of junior doctors on medical wards about palliative care issues and providing senior medical input into the Palliative Care Team across UHL.

We work closely with colleagues at the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS) and the community to maximise opportunities for co-ordinated and high quality care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Rosie Bronnert, Head of Service for Palliative Care on 0116 250 2817

Closing Date: 14/08/2020

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

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 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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