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Clinical Fellow in General Paediatrics

Job Reference: 425-A-19-30776

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£37,191 - £47,132 per annum

This post will offer applicants a fixed term placement to start in August 2019 at Sheffield Children’s Foundation NHS Trust in paediatric medicine. This is a full time post for 12 months.

Sheffield Children's NHS Trust has been providing care for the children and families of Sheffield and surrounding areas for over 125 years and became an NHS Trust in 1992. In August 2006, the Trust became the first dedicated Children’s Trust to achieve foundation status.

The Children’s Hospital is approximately one mile from the City Centre on the South-West aspect of Sheffield, close to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and the Jessop Wing (Obstetrics/Neonates), the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, Weston Park Radiotherapy and Oncology Hospital, the Medical School and the main University Campus.

During the last 2 years there has been a considerable development and expansion of services, including a new Day Case Unit, a Dental Suite, a Burns Unit and a substantial office expansion. Currently the hospital supports about 150 beds. All paediatric in-patients in Sheffield are cared for at SCH.

There are 6 operating theatres, a procedure room used for the Exodontia service, a 10-bedded Post Anaesthetic Care Unit that has a 2-bedded direct discharge lounge and a 15-bedded Day Case Unit. A further operating theatre has been built to allow for further future expansion.

Surgical services involve general, urology, neonatal, orthopaedic (including spinal and limb reconstruction), plastic, burns, ENT, dental and neurosurgery. Currently there are 6 Consultant General Paediatric Surgeons and 6 Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons based at SCH.

Medical Services involve oncology, haematology (including bone marrow transplantation), respiratory, neurology, gastroenterology, hepatology, renal, metabolic, metabolic bone disease and immunological paediatrics. The hospital has a separate children's Emergency Department which sees around 60,000 new patients per year. SCH provides secondary paediatrics for the city which comprises around 20% of the population of North Trent.

There is full laboratory and radiological support, including MRI and spiral CT. The radiologists provide an echocardiography service as the main cardiology service is based at Leeds General Infirmary. The trust has recently appointed a general paediatrician with an interest in cardiology.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

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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

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