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Senior Trust Doctor - Respiratory Medicine

Job Reference: 309-MB531-MW-C

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Thoracic 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.

Senior Trust Doctor ST3+ Respiratory Medicine

12 Months Fixed Term Contract

The UCLH Respiratory Medicine Department is looking to recruit an ST3+ doctor to work in a busy, exciting department with opportunities for specialist experience and close working with world leading research clinicians.

The responsibilities and timetable for the post are flexible, depending on the experience and needs of the successful applicant. The post would suit candidates who have a desire to increase experience in the sub-specialties offered at UCLH, or who wish to gain further experience of Respiratory Medicine at middle-grade level. There are many opportunities to access the research community at UCL/UCLH.

The Respiratory Department provides specialist services for lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis / complex lung infection, pleural disease, sleep medicine, and a full diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy service including EBUS, fluorescence bronchoscopy, photodynamic therapy, laser, airway stenting and brachytherapy.

The department is closely aligned with the academic units of Respiratory Medicine at University College London. which consists of three Centres with research interests in interstitial lung disease, acute lung injury, lung infection (including tuberculosis) and pneumonia, lung cancer, stem cell therapy, COPD, and alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, and has an excellent record in securing external funding for training fellowships for clinicians.

The post-holder would work alongside training registrars, clinical fellows, and junior colleagues to care for Respiratory Inpatients, Outpatients, and will contribute to the acute medical take on a rotational basis. Previous holders have been successful at securing higher respiratory training jobs, and research fellowships.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact Dr Helen Booth ( or Professor Jerry Brown ( to discuss the post further.

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

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

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