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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/07/2020.

Trust Fellow in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Job Reference: 271-GAG-2540104

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Body, Bones and Mind
Great Ormond Hospital, London
£34,466 - £37,241 per rata, per annum




Trust Fellow (Equivalent of ST2/3+) in Paediatric Gastroenterology

We are looking to appoint both 2 Trust Fellows (ST2/3+ equivalent) to join the Paediatric Gastroenterology services at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The appointment will be for 6 months. Successful applicants must note that the start date for these posts will be from Monday 7th September 2020, subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

We may also have opportunity to appoint additional posts later in the year, subject to rotation availability.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain and extend your clinical experience in Paediatric Gastroenterology, in the unique and supportive environment of the Great Ormond Street Hospital which is a Tertiary Trust. These posts you will provide you with the unrivalled opportunity to work within one of the largest Gastroenterology units in the country. We have large sub-services in Neurogastroenterology & Motility, Nutrition & Intestinal Failure and Mucosal Immunology (including GI Allergy and IBD). We are a national centre for paediatric pseudo-obstruction syndrome and early onset IBD patients, and have the largest nutrition service in the country.

The post-holders will enjoy a working environment of active training and education, and will be encouraged to take an active role in the department’s on-going program of audit and clinical research. There will be opportunities for ward-based, clinic and endoscopy training. This is not a UK-registered training post, but available competencies are mapped against the UK PGHAN Gastroenterology curriculum.

The post holders will be expected to work well within a MDT team, and will be required to undertake long-days (evenings until 9pm), weekends and nights (Approximately 1 in 20 Trust fellow, 1 in 7 Clinical Fellow). They should be competent in managing Paediatric medical emergencies as part of team – Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) or equivalent is desired.

Key Requirements:

Trust Fellow: Experience working as a doctor in Paediatrics; MRCPCH Part 1 or equivalent

Please ensure that your GMC registration and other relevant documentation are in date and in place prior to starting, to avoid causing delay in the recruitment process.

Interviews will held Wednesday 12th August and will be conducted virtually via zoom or bluejeans.

Applicants must be registered with the General Medical Council or be eligible for registration.

Based in central London, GOSH offers flexible working, help with childcare and travel, excellent training and development opportunities and assistance with finding accommodation.

All applicants must return their application forms electronically.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

We conduct full criminal record checks on all successful candidates

For further details / informal visits contact:Name: Marjorie Balaram - Email address:

Any queries please contact us via email at quoting the appropriate reference number

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from 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 Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children 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, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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

UK Registration

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

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