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Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Haematology / Stem Cell Transplant

Job Reference: 425-A-20-46212

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£38,694 - £52,036



Are you looking to develop your career in paediatric haematology and have an interest in stem cell transplant?

Applications are invited for the post of clinical fellow (working at ST4 level or above) in paediatric haematology/stem cell transplant based at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust. The post is from Feb 2021 and is for a period of 8 months.

The successful candidate would be based in the haematology/oncology department at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, and be involved in a wide spectrum of paediatric haematology with a particular emphasis on malignant haematology and stem cell transplantation.

The post is suited to someone with haematology experience (adult or paediatric) to develop their skills in paediatric haematology, stem cell transplantation and will also include some commitment in paediatric oncology.

The department is enthusiastic and committed to training. There is ample opportunity to gain experience in Clinical Haematology. Although this post is not recognised for training it provides excellent experience in a busy, friendly teaching hospital.

Applicants must have a minimum of four years post graduate experience including at least 6months previous experience in haematology. Full MRCPCH/MRCP is essential.

All candidates will need to hold full GMC registration and a license to practice at the time of appointment.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK providing integrated, highly specialist healthcare for children and young people in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and beyond. The trust is committed to being a leader in the field of training and research in children’s healthcare and we continue to deliver a strong portfolio of research and product innovation.

Sheffield is one of the largest cities in England yet is just a few miles away from the Peak District National Park renowned for its beautiful scenery, picturesque villages and abundance of outdoor activities.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact us to discuss further and/or to arrange a visit:

Dr Jeanette Payne -

Dr Salah Ali –

Dr Emma Astwood -

Dr Vicki Lee –

Telephone 0114 27171477

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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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