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Trust Cardiology Intervention Fellow (ST3+)

Job Reference: 358-1752399-RRCV

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£47,132.00 per annum


Trust Cardiology Fellowship


(Senior Specialist Registrar Level)

Post to commence 7th Aug 2019

Applications are invited to join the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust as a Cardiology Fellow. The post would be suitable for trainees who already hold a National Training Number (or equivalent) and have already completed core training (at least 3 years of general cardiology). The Post is available to sub-specialise in cardiac intervention. It may be undertaken by trainees who are already in a training post (as part of an ‘out of programme experience’). Candidates who will attain their CCST during the two year training period will also be considered.

The post is based at the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. Glenfield is one the largest and most modern tertiary cardiac centres in the UK and has recently undergone a £17million expansion to improve CHD services. There are four cardiac theatres, five catheter laboratories (3 coronary, 1 pacing and 1 EP), state of the art non-invasive imaging facilities including cardiac CT MRI and state of the art echocardiography. The unit provides high volume comprehensive services in coronary and structural intervention, cardiac imaging, pacing, electrophysiology, heart failure, and acute general cardiology. There is a very strong research portfolio.

The post will offer comprehensive training in advanced intervention (predominantly coronary but structural exposure too) for suitably qualified candidates who wish to become specialists in this field. The fellow will be expected to participate in a maximum of 1 outpatient sessions per week within the Cardiology service and attendance at a minimum of 4/5 laboratory sessions a week is anticipated where training will be given in cardiac intervention

The post holder will participate fully in the training programme of the Department and protected time for teaching, research and audit is built in to the weekly timetable.

The post is for 12 months with possible extension, subject to satisfactory performance and review.

For further details or to arrange a visit please contact:-
Dr Jan Kovac, Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Ian Hudson,
Dr Elved Roberts, Head of Service

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details or to arrange a visit please contact:-
Dr Jan Kovac, Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Elved Roberts, Head of Service

Dr Andrew Ladwiniec, Consultant Cardiologist Intervention,

Mr Darren Turner General Manager

Closing on the 4th of August 2019

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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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