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Interstitial Lung Disease Fellow

Employer
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Exeter
Salary
£51,017 to £51,017 a year
Closing date
1 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, youll be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

Main duties of the job

Role Summary

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. We provide core services to more than 615,000 people, covering more than 2,000 square miles across Devon and beyond.

Salary is not the only financial benefit; we will work with you to help you be your best version of you at work. Looking after you is important to us and our range of benefits available helps us to do this. Find out more about us at royaldevon.nhs.uk/join-us

Job description
Job responsibilities

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

The Respiratory Team at the Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic trainee to gain experience in Interstitial Lung Disease. The Exeter Interstitial Lung Disease Service is a designated Regional Specialist Centre and an anti-fibrotic prescribing centre serving the South West Peninsula, a population of ~2.5Million. This is a fixed-term post for 6 months (February 2023 to August 2023) and is suitable for either trainees with minimal experience or more senior trainees wishing to consolidate their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will be encouraged to take an active role in audit, quality improvement and there will be an opportunity to undertake substantial research for interested candidates. There is no commitment to the medical take, unless specifically requested, or unless it is a requirement of the candidates training. Inpatient ward work will be minimal and will support the needs of the ILD service; general respiratory inpatient ward work is optional and for trainees with a dedicated training need.

We are a welcoming and cohesive group of 9 consultants with a broad range of expertise. The department provides a full Respiratory Medicine service for Exeter and surrounding parts of Devon and beyond. It serves a local population of approximately 450,000. It is a busy unit with a wide range of common and uncommon conditions seen. As well as interstitial lung disease, the department has special interests in cystic fibrosis, airways diseases, sleep-related breathing disorders, bronchiectasis, non-invasive ventilation and lung cancer. We are the NHSE Specialised Commissioned Regional Centre for ILD, Cystic Fibrosis, and Asthma. We have a busy sub-regional EBUS service with an integrated pleural and medical thoracoscopy service. We also provide regional clinics for patients with a1 anti-trypsin deficiency.

The Royal Devon & Exeter Foundation NHS Trust delivers the undergraduate programme for the University of Exeter Medical School. We have a vibrant and cohesive Respiratory Research Group that encompasses members from a broad background with strong links to Exeter Universitys College of Medicine and Health, Biosciences, the MRC Medical Mycology Unit, and the Sport & Health Sciences Department.

For further information please contact Dr Michael Gibbons, ILD Consultant:michael.gibbons2@nhs.netor 07788 536 347

Preference will be given to staff with Priority and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, youll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, physiotherapy, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

Person Specification
General Requirements
Essential

  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full JD

Desirable

  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full JD

Employer details
Employer name

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Address

Exeter

Devon

EX2 5DW

Employer's website

https://royaldevon.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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