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Trust Specialty Registrar ST4+

Job Reference: 358-3055878-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Paediatric cardiology
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

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The East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre ( EMCHC) is entering an exciting period and this role plays a crucial part in its success. We are looking for a 7th Trust Grade Registrar to join our team of 11 paediatric cardiologists, 2 ACHD consultants and 3 congenital surgeons.

EMCHC provides excellent Level 1 surgical and interventional services to our patients, we are now looking forward to the growth and development necessary to make our service the centre of choice. We have a bustling outpatient department which is increasing capacity by 30% in a new paediatric cardiology outpatient center.

We have worked hard to develop close relationships with the neighbouring hospitals and communities within our network to support and encourage referrals from their areas to us, and this partnership will continue to grow and develop over the next few years , with many opportunities for training, development and collaboration .

In order to meet the CHD standards on collocation of paediatric services, we have an exciting plan to move from the Glenfield Hospital to our main Leicester Royal Infirmary site in May 2021, this exciting move is the start the creation of a new bespoke Children's Hospital. This has been made possible due to the recent announcement of £450 million investment by the government for the University Hospitals of Leicester.

The project for this work is well underway and is a fantastic opportunity for the Congenital Heart Disease team to craft how they will work with their paediatric colleagues into the future .

EMCHC is also home to the largest ECMO centre in the U.K. and the only mobile ECMO service, we work hand in hand with this extraordinary team and are renown for training and research in this area.

Joining now , you will be part of the team creating a centre of excellence within the East Midlands.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAidan BolgerJob titleConsultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease - Head of service EMCHCEmail addressaidan.bolger@uhl-tr.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Iona McAllister - General Manger

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

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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)

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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.

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

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