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Clinical Fellow in Cardiology

Job Reference: 408-DOC-WUTH-19-39

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£37,191 - £47,132 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellow in Cardiology (Specialty Trainee level).

The post is based at the Arrowe Park Hospital and is for a fixed term period up to 31 August 2020. The Trust operates in 3 sites of which Arrowe park Hospital is a large university teaching hospital providing a comprehensive range of invasive and non-invasive cardiac services.

Diagnostic angiography and permanent pacing is performed onsite in a modern biplane catheter laboratory. There is a busy echocardiography service providing the full range of echo services including TOE, contrast, stress and 3D echocardiography. There is onsite Cardiac CT utilizing a state of the art dual source CT scanner.

You will join a team of Cardiology Consultants, Cardiology Middle Grades (STRs and Associate specialists) and Junior medical staff. The post will offer similar training opportunities to Registrar in Cardiology.

Depending on the candidates’ requirements, training is available in diagnostic angiography, permanent pacemaker implantation and echocardiography. There is also an opportunity to participate in a clinical research project in heart failure and arrhythmias. There is no on-call commitment or any commitment to GIM. Although this post is currently not recognized for specialist training, there are excellent training opportunities available and we will strongly support the candidate in securing an NTN in Cardiology.

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practise. The appointee must be able to demonstrate immunity to Hepatitis B, and will be subject to clearance by the Criminal Records Bureau.

Wirral peninsula is an extremely attractive and sought after location with excellent schools and leisure facilities. It enjoys proximity to exciting cities such as Chester, Liverpool and Manchester with good rail and road links to rest of the country and yet maintains its rural character.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr N Newall, Consultant Cardiologist on 0151 678 5111 extension 8220 or e-mail

Following your application via NHS Jobs, your information will be imported into our third party recruitment system – Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will then be generated from and this is where you will be able to track the progress of your application. This will ensure we deal with your application quickly and efficiently.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in the application, to its third party management system.

Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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.

UK Registration

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

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