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Senior Clinical Fellow in Neonatal Medicine (ST6-8 equivalent)

Job Reference: 309-SHB1623-MW

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Neonatal Medicine
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), London
£31,217- £49,086 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a first class team providing neonatal intensive care at University College London Hospital (UCLH), in the heart of central London. UCLH is a very busy tertiary neonatal unit which has a reputation for providing excellence of care for babies born extremely preterm. We are recognised as a centre of excellence for the term infant with neonatal encephalopathy and for infants with complex conditions sharing on-going care through the continuum of pregnancy and postnatal life with our Fetal Medicine Unit and with Great Ormond Street Hospital speciality services.

University College London Hospital NHS Trust (UCLH) is looking for qualified and enthusiastic applicants for the posts of Senior Clinical Fellows (ST6-8). This is an exciting opportunity to gain tertiary medical neonatal intensive care experience working in the heart of central London at UCLH. These appointments are for 6 months, with the possibility of extension to 12 months, working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UCLH.

The UCLH Neonatal unit is the primary referral centre for neonatal intensive care (a level 3 unit with 21 ITU and HDU cots) for the North Central London Perinatal Network, and provides a full range of intensive care for the sickest and most vulnerable babies.  We specialise in Neonatal Neuro-Critical Care and we are a regional centre for therapeutic hypothermia (cooling).  We work in partnership with our UCLH Fetal Medicine Unit, a regional, national and international referral centre for complex pregnancies, and the world renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), specialist paediatric hospital, to collaboratively care for babies with complex conditions.

The successful candidates will join the existing clinical, academic and multidisciplinary neonatal team, with an international reputation in excellent care and research. Successful candidates will be encouraged to contribute to high quality service development.  Successful applicants will benefit from the Unit’s extensive teaching programme and the excellent clinical experience on offer.

UCLH’s neonatal unit has recently been rated in the GMC survey as one of the top London Hospitals for neonatal training 2017.

Please note: All candidates must be eligible for full GMC registration.

We would welcome applications from both UK and overseas candidates who are completing training in Neonatal Medicine. We are able to offer Skype interviews if required. We are able to offer flexible working in line with UCLH policy.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Cally Tann, Unit Training Director, on 020 3447 8094.

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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