Applications are invited for a full-time Clinical Fellow in Endoscopy at University Hospital of Southampton (UHS) Endoscopy Unit. This is an exciting opportunity to spend 1 year (extendable to 2 years, by agreement) consolidating diagnostic endoscopic skills with delivery of service GI endoscopy sessions, whilst training to a high level in an advanced endoscopic field to match the candidate’s requirements.
ABOUT THE TEAM
UHS is a large, busy, academic, tertiary referral centre for GI bleeding, cancer and complex endoscopy and as such training is available from experts in complex endoscopic resection (EMR/ESD) and ablation techniques (RFA), or ERCP (including laser lithotripsy and spyglass) and/or diagnostic/therapeutic EUS. These opportunities can be tailored to meet the applicant’s requirements.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The post includes 5 service endoscopy sessions to consolidate experience and at least 2 specific advanced endoscopy training sessions. UHS Endoscopy unit is a renowned training centre and there is an opportunity to take part in training more junior endoscopists and be trainee faculty on the JAG accredited courses we provide. There will be opportunity to take part in research and audit.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council and be eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialty training and have full JAG accreditation in gastroscopy and a minimum of provisional accreditation in colonoscopy. Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or 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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d 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. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
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.
Dr Philip Boger - Consultant Gastroenterologist
Philip.Boger@uhs.nhs.uk 07748 963030
Dr Imdi Rahman - Consultant Gastroenterologist
Imdadur.Rahman@uhs.nhs.uk 07855 891439