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Clinical Fellowship Transplant Hepatology.

Job Reference: 298-MED-3219

Employer:
Abdominal Medicine and Surgery
Department:
298 Medical Staff - Hepatology SJH
Location:
St James University Hospital
Salary:
£51,017 pa (+OOH Enhancements )

Job Title: Clinical Fellowship Transplant Hepatology

Specialty/Department: Department of Hepatology

Location: Leeds Liver Unit, St James’s University Hospital

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellowship available from November 2022 for 6 months renewable for a further 6 months in the Department of Hepatology at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.

We are looking for an enthusiastic well-motivated trainee who wants the opportunity to gain experience in the management of liver disease.

With a growing need for doctors to understand and be able to manage patients with liver disease, this is an exciting opportunity to train in one of the leading UK Hepatology centres and contribute to the Leeds Liver Unit’s international reputation for transplantation.

The successful candidate will gain experience in all aspects of Hepatology including the assessment of patients with acute and sub-acute liver failure, assessment of patients for treatments such as liver transplantation and TIPSS, patients with a wide variety of complex general Hepatological conditions and with viral hepatitis. This is a clinical post and the fellow will join the out of hours rota and have the opportunity to undertake audit and contribute to ongoing projects in the department.

The Department is affiliated to the University of Leeds with the MRC funded Centre for Bioinformatics, the Leeds Institute of Data Analysis and the NIHR funded Diagnostic Evaluation Co-operative.

Candidates should hold full licence to practise with the UK General Medical Council and have completed their Foundation Years training or equivalent

Basic salary scale will depend upon experience. An out of hours banding supplement will also apply.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Dr Lee Claridge, Consultant Hepatologist and Lead Clinician by e-mail lee.claridge@nhs.net or Dr Joanna Moore, Consultant Hepatologist and Training Lead by email Joanna.moore@nhs.net




This vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment.

Please note that a car parking permit or space is not guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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