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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/08/2019.

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Clinical Fellow in Genitourinary Medicine

Job Reference: 289-WCD-JCF-031-A

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Genitourinary medicine
10 Hammersmith Broadway, London
£31,217 to £41,300 per annum plus LW

About our Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides services from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital—and a number of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

The Trust has over 6,000 staff proudly serving a million people locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. We treat a patient every 40 seconds, performing 34,000 operations and carrying out 391,000 scans, x-rays and procedures each year. As the second largest maternity provider in the country we help deliver a baby almost every hour of the day. We are one of the best performing trusts in London for A&E waiting times, and our mortality rates are some of the best in the country.

Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Good’ in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of ‘Good’. We are one of the first trusts to receive ‘Good’ across the board under the new CQC inspection framework. Both hospitals within our Trust—Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital—were rated as ‘Good’ overall.

Our Trust was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for ‘use of resources’ by an NHS Improvement inspection which was completed during the same period as the CQC assessment.

The Role

Clinical Fellow in Genitourinary Medicine

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Doctor with a keen interest in the specialty to be based in one of the Trust’s HIV/GUM services (56 Dean Street Clinic, 10 Hammersmith Broadway and St Stephen’s Centre) with the possibility of rotating to other sites.

You must work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and the successful applicant will be required to participate in audit, research and teach medical students attached to the teams.

You will work in one of the busiest GUM/HIV services in Europe with the possibility of working in Specialist GUM services including male and female chronic problem clinics, hepatitis, High Resolution Anoscopy, Laser, minor operations, commercial sex workers and the trans population and some outreach services.

In addition we run daily contraception clinics throughout the services, including provision of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).

The Directorate also has a thriving research unit and is involved in major HIV clinical drug trials taking place in the UK. There will be opportunity to get involved in the Trust – sponsored IMPACT clinical trial, which aims to roll out a national HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis programme to at-risk individuals.

The post holder will be supported in gaining further qualifications e.g. the diploma in GU and/or HIV medicine and the DFSRH. Further training in LARC administration will be offered. Experience of more specialist services e.g. in-patient HIV care, combined clinics e.g. HIV/renal, HIV/TB, HIV/Dermatology and genital dermatology is available on request.

Our specialist HIV inpatient wards are Ron Johnson ward and Gazzard Day Unit. Ron Johnson is a bespoke ward with single rooms and up to date facilities. The unit is a tertiary referral centre for HIV oncology.

The day care unit sees acutely unwell patients with HIV and non HIV related conditions.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Gurmit Jagjit Singh - Consultant in GUM/HIV St Stephen's Centre, Educational Lead & Training Programme Director HIV/GUM London North)

Additional Information

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.


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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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