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Clinical Fellow in Critical Care

Job Reference: 309-MB649-MW

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Critical Care
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), London
29,213 - 41,300 pa plus London weighting

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.



Full Time Fixed Term Appointments

Start date April 2019

Candidates are invited to apply for the above posts with start dates April 2019. We welcome applicants with a background in Medicine, Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine or Surgery. The successful candidates will be appointed to a core trainee level rota. Previous critical care experience is desirable but not essential.

This post offers the opportunity to participate in a wide range of adult general intensive and high dependency care in a busy mixed medical/surgical ICU/HDU admitting in excess of 2,500 patients per year. The hospital is a tertiary referral centre for the following medical specialities: Infectious & Tropical diseases, Thoracic Medicine, Acute Stroke, Oncology, Haematology and the following surgical services: Upper GI; Endocrine, Head & Neck, Urology/ Andrology, Gynaecology and Colorectal. The Trust also has a busy maternity unit, and we work with our obstetric colleagues to manage high-risk pregnancies.

We provide support & direct admission from our busy Emergency Department (which sees upwards of 130,000 patients annually), and we take complex external referrals. The department runs a 24/7 nurse led outreach service, which is supported by the ICU doctors. The department also runs a fortnightly critical care follow-up clinic.

The unit has specialist interest in long term weaning, psychology of critical illness, acute respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis, infection control, peri-operative medicine & emergency medicine, and has expertise in areas such as echocardiography, diagnostic ultrasound, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, experimental, translational and health services research. Successful candidates will be supported to seek experience in these areas & will be supported in their preparation for speciality exams in Anaesthesia, Medicine, Surgery or Emergency Medicine, through established educational collaboration with these departments at UCLH.

All applicants must have full GMC registration and MBBS or equivalent. Desirable qualifications for this post include full MRCP or MRCS (or equivalents) for physicians and surgeons respectively, Primary FRCA or equivalent for anaesthetists, MCEM or equivalent for Emergency Medicine Doctors.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nawez Lalloo, Unit administrator, at

All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

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 Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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