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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2021.

Cardiac Surgery Clinical Fellow/Registrar

Job Reference: 358-3031794-RRCV

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cardiac Surgery
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£49,036 PER ANNUM

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Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellow in Cardiac Surgery to join our expanding and forward thinking team at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

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

The primary function of the post is to provide Cardiac Surgery services to patients in Leicester and the East Midlands region and beyond. The service is working towards being the East Midlands Aortic Dissection Centre and the post holder will be expected to contribute to, and progress, the excellent standards in clinical care, training and research that the service is recognised for.

As one of the largest and most technically advanced Cardiac Surgery units in the country, it provides tertiary level services for the East Midlands including, Leicester, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, West Cambridgeshire (Peterborough), Northants (mainly Kettering), and Burton. The population referral base is around 2 million for adult Cardiac Surgery and enjoys a prestigious position with excellent clinical outcomes.

We are seeking a colleague who has experience in Adult Cardiac Surgery, who will complement the existing service. Candidates should have at least 1 year experience at Registrar level or equivalent and will be expected to work on the Registrar on call rota (currently 1 in 6).

You must have the ability to work as part of a large team, with the expectation that changes to the job plan will occur depending on the service needs and as the department develops. This role is key to further developing the Adult Cardiac Surgery Service and its profile at both a regional and national level.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with valid license to practice.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameProf Mariscalco Giovanni Cardiac SurgeonJob titleCARDIAC SURGEONEmail addressGiovanni.Mariscalco@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone numberMobile 07866185954Additional contact information

For further details / informal visits please contact:

Mr Andy Moir, Head of Service

Telephone: 0116 258 3173/ 07740796195



Prof Mariscalco Giovanni Cardiac Surgeon

Telephone: Mobile 07866185954


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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