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Senior Clinical Fellow in Electrophysiology

Job Reference: 130-91907496-28219-MH

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
£31,219 - £49,087

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Applications are invited for this exciting post in a major tertiary cardiac centre in South Wales. The fellow will undergo extensive sub-specialty training in diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology including the modern management of cardiac arrhythmias, radiofrequency ablation, implantable defibrillators and complex pacing for arrhythmias and heart failure.

This post is available from 1st August 2019 for an initial period of 12 months, with a possibility of a locum post prior to August 2019 and is suitable for a candidate with MRCP (or equivalent). An NTN in Cardiology (or equivalent) is required, with broad experience in general and interventional cardiology, including operating independently when performing coronary angiography and high levels of experience in pacemaker implantation as a first operator.

The post is ideally suited for a person in their last 2 years of training who wishes to pursue a career in cardiac electrophysiology. Morriston Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services including cardiac surgery to a population of 1 million in South West Wales. There are three catheter/EP laboratories and a separate pacing lab. Large volumes of conventional and complex ablation take place, together with ICD and biventricular pacemaker implants. The on-call rota is 1:9 inclusive and is New Deal and EWTD compliant.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Dewi Thomas, Consultant Cardiologist on 01792 704118 & Dr James Barry, Consultant Cardiologist on 01792 794599

Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

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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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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.

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