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Clinical fellow in paediatric haematology - oncology

NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow

Main area
Child Health
NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow
Fixed term
Full Time 40 hours per week
Job ref
Southampton General Hospital
£46,208 pa
11/11/2018 23:59

Applications are invited for the appointment of a clinical fellow in Paediatric Oncology and Haematology based at University Hospital Southampton. The post involves a rotation within the department caring for both inpatients and outpatients with solid tumours, leukaemia and bone marrow failure. The post is funded by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and is comparable to other Specialist Registrar training posts within the Unit. The post-holder will have excellent opportunities for training, teaching and service development as well as exposure to general paediatrics and other tertiary paediatric specialities. This is a fixed term post, for 12 months in the first instance, but with a possibility of converting to long term post.


The applicant should have some previous experience in paediatrics, but previous experience in paediatric oncology or haematology is not essential. There are no laboratory duties connected to this post. There is no on-call commitment.


University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is a leading major Teaching Hospital Trust and offers excellent personal development and research opportunities. The hospital has 140 paediatric beds with over 60 paediatric consultants covering all tertiary specialities. Referrals are taken from 10 district general hospital within the region, serving a population of 2.8 to 3 million. A full general paediatric service is provided to the children of Southampton Health District which has a population of 400 000.


Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English. This post is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of Hospital Medical and Dental Staff. Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.


Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists) which will be published and available at time of offers.


Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)


Basic Salary MT04        £46,208


Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 


University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care.


Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.


The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


If you are interested in applying for this role, we would encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.


All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.


Job Reference: MT890  - This vacancy closes on or before – 11th November 2018


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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