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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2021.

Fellow in Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia

Job Reference: 358-2969276-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the posts of Fellow (CT/SHO Grade) in Paediatric Cardiac anaesthesia.

This post is suitable for doctors post FRCA who have at least 7 years anaesthetic experience including 18 months of general paediatric anaesthetic experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to join the existing Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthetists based at the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre (EMCHC) currently based at the Glenfield Hospital. This new post will be part of a dedicated team providing high quality care to patients requiring anaesthesia for Congenital Cardiac procedures which includes surgery, both paediatric and adult congenital cardiac cases, catheter lab based work and providing anaesthesia for the ever growing imaging service that EMCHC provides. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work as part of an MDT to deliver this high quality care.

The post is for a period of 18 months, starting in August 2021. The post has 12 months of exposure to Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia and 6 months spent on the Paediatric Intensive care unit (Cardiac). The post holder will participate in the resident 2nd on call rota at the Leicester Royal infirmary.

On call activity will include providing senior anaesthetic support in the emergency department, theatres, maternity and ITU: Being the first responder for paediatric emergencies, PICU and supporting any emergency paediatric cardiac cases.

As part of the Trust reconfiguration programme the service will be relocating into the new children’s hospital at the Leicester Royal Infirmary during 2021 and the post holder will be a part of this exciting time of change and development for the service.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire and the wider region.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Jaswant Sumal Peadiatric Consultant Anaethetist Email address Telephone number 0116 258 2315

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.

UK Registration

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

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