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Senior Clinical Fellow in Neonatal Medicine (ST6-8 equivalent)


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Neonatal Medicine
Fixed term - 6-12 months (Rotation Gap)
Full time - 40 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£31,217- £49,086 pa plus London weighting
05/07/2019 23:59

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a first class team providing neonatal intensive care at University College London Hospital (UCLH), in the heart of central London. UCLH is a very busy tertiary neonatal unit which has a reputation for providing excellence of care for babies born extremely preterm. We are recognised as a centre of excellence for the term infant with neonatal encephalopathy and for infants with complex conditions sharing on-going care through the continuum of pregnancy and postnatal life with our Fetal Medicine Unit and with Great Ormond Street Hospital speciality services.

University College London Hospital NHS Trust (UCLH) is looking for qualified and enthusiastic applicants for the posts of Senior Clinical Fellows (ST6-8). This is an exciting opportunity to gain tertiary medical neonatal intensive care experience working in the heart of central London at UCLH. These appointments are for 6 months, with the possibility of extension to 12 months, working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UCLH.

The UCLH Neonatal unit is the primary referral centre for neonatal intensive care (a level 3 unit with 21 ITU and HDU cots) for the North Central London Perinatal Network, and provides a full range of intensive care for the sickest and most vulnerable babies.  We specialise in Neonatal Neuro-Critical Care and we are a regional centre for therapeutic hypothermia (cooling).  We work in partnership with our UCLH Fetal Medicine Unit, a regional, national and international referral centre for complex pregnancies, and the world renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), specialist paediatric hospital, to collaboratively care for babies with complex conditions.

The successful candidates will join the existing clinical, academic and multidisciplinary neonatal team, with an international reputation in excellent care and research. Successful candidates will be encouraged to contribute to high quality service development.  Successful applicants will benefit from the Unit’s extensive teaching programme and the excellent clinical experience on offer.

UCLH’s neonatal unit has recently been rated in the GMC survey as one of the top London Hospitals for neonatal training 2017.

Please note: All candidates must be eligible for full GMC registration.

We would welcome applications from both UK and overseas candidates who are completing training in Neonatal Medicine. We are able to offer Skype interviews if required. We are able to offer flexible working in line with UCLH policy.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Cally Tann, Unit Training Director, on 020 3447 8094.