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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/03/2021.

Trust Grade - Foundation Level 2

Job Reference: 358-2918734-ED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Medicine
LRI, Leicester

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Ready for a new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our state-of-the-art Emergency Department; we are looking for doctors to join our dynamic emergency medicine team on a 12 month fixed term contract.

As well as working in one of the busiest emergency departments in the UK, you will be provided with lots of personal developmental support, including:

  • A clinical and educational supervisor.
  • A period of 6 weeks introduction to the NHS and our emergency department.
  • Designated study days and Junior Trust Grade Teaching Programme specifically designed to equip you with the tools for Emergency Medicine.
  • Opportunities to attend other established training courses.

We’re proud that doctors that have previously worked for us have successfully gone on to get training positions in emergency medicine, medical specialties and general practice.

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in the UK. The multi-million pound Emergency Department (ED), based at Leicester Royal Infirmary, opened in April 2017, and currently sees 218,000 patients a year.

Our Emergency Room (resus) sees over 12,500 patients a year with complex multi-system pathologies, all of which provide an environment to practice challenging but very rewarding Emergency Medicine.

UHL strives to build a world class reputation in research, education and training relevant to the diverse population in Leicester, and to deliver an excellent patient experience and working environment for its staff.

So if you think you can meet the challenge, come and give Leicester a try…

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAlexandra DixonJob titleGeneral ManagerAdditional contact information

For further details / informal visits contact:


Alexandra Dixon

Alexandra Dixon, Workforce Service Manager

Dr Jaydip Banerjee

Jay Banerjee, Consultant/Hon Professor in Emergency Medicine

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

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