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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/11/2021.

Junior Specialist Doctor - CMT/ACCS Programme for UHB sites (FEB 2022)

Job Reference: 304-JSD-MED-FEB22

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Medical & Dental
Department:
Medical specialties based at either QEHB or HGS hospitals
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£39,467

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 and for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts 0121 371 8280.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders


UHB has a highly successful Junior Specialist Doctor (JSD) training programme, introduced in 2008 and now invites applications for core training in medical specialities commencing on 2nd February 2022, for up to 24 months (shorter contracts are available on request).

Following a highly acclaimed Emergency/Acute Medicine programme UHB have now launched our JSD Core Training Programme now in its 12th year. The programme is aimed at training junior doctors in the competencies required for the successful completion of core training in General Medicine or ACCS. The posts are for fixed term up to 2 years to include training in all the competencies required by the respective Royal College for either core medical training, ACCS training or core surgical training and includes rotational placements in key medical specialties as a rotational JSD Standard.

The posts are not HEE recognised training posts but will train doctors in a similar way and with the competencies required for future progression. There will also be opportunities to extend the contracts with support provided for talented and committed staff including progression to JSD (Higher) posts.

UHB is one of the countries leading hospitals and one of the most consistently high performing Trusts in the NHS. It has been rated ‘excellent’ for leadership and provides high quality of clinical and non-clinical services and excellent management.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years UK clinical experience or equivalent with at least 6 months relevant experience in a specialty area.

The rotation will be based at either QEHB or Heartlands/Good Hope/Solihull hospitals. Please mention in your application which site would be preferred, or if you are flexible depending on where vacancies are to meet your career needs.

The terms and conditions of service are UHB terms for JSD’s, a summary of which can be found on the additional document attached to the NHS Jobs application form.

  • UHB CORE TRAINING – CORE MEDICINE or ACCS
  • JUNIOR SPECIALIST DOCTORS (Standard) (Equivalent to Grade StR 1-2)
  • Up to 24 Month Contracts available

Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.


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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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