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Trust Fellow in Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases

Job Reference: 271-CAG-379

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
271 CAG - Cardiology
£37,408 - £49,086 pa + £2,162 London Weigting



2 x Trust Fellow (Equivalent to Specialist Trainee 4+) in Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases

Applications are invited for the above posts to start in September 2019. The posts are fixed term for 12 months.

These posts do not attract a National Training Number, but may be useful for out of programme experience for paediatric cardiology trainees, aspiring paediatric cardiologists or adult cardiology trainees with an interest in inherited cardiac conditions, as well as general paediatric trainees with an interest in cardiology. The post has also been approved for sub-specialty training in paediatric inherited cardiovascular diseases.

We are the largest centre in Europe for the care of inherited cardiovascular disease in children, looking after over 5,000 outpatients per year, and are part of the UCLP Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases service. The service at GOS is part of the Cardiac Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and includes disease-specific clinics for cardiomyopathies, inherited arrhythmia syndromes, aortopathy syndromes and rare diseases with cardiovascular involvement. Families are seen at Great Ormond Street for screening, diagnosis, evaluation and management. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical nurse specialists, clinician’s assistants, clinical psychologists and paediatric cardiac technicians, with close links to the electrophysiology, cardiac transplantation and clinical genetics teams. These posts will give ample experience in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of children with inherited cardiac conditions, and will offer unique opportunities for clinical research. Fellows will rotate 4 monthly through the cardiomyopathy, inherited arrhythmia and aortopathy firms.

The Fellows will be responsible for seeing patients and families in consultant-led outpatient clinics, the work-up and day to day management of new in-patients and the continuing care of current patients including the necessary administrative documentation.

Applicants must be registered with the GMC and possess MRCP, MRCPCH or equivalent. For further information, please contact Dr Juan Pablo Kaski, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, on 020 7829 8839, or

All applicants should return their applications electronically via NHS Jobs. If you have any queries, contact us via email at Please quote the appropriate reference number 271-CAG-379

We conduct full criminal record checks on all successful candidates.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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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