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Clinical Fellow (Core) in JVF ICU and NCCU

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£43,923 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

Applications are invited for Clinical Fellow (Core) in Intensive Care Medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.  Posts are available in both the John Farman ICU and the Neurocritical Care Unit (NCCU) starting from 07 August 2024 for a period of twelve months, though other dates and contract lengths may be considered.

Main duties of the job

Candidates must have completed their Foundation programmes (or equivalent) and ideally will have experience of emergency medicine, surgery or anaesthesia training at core level.  These posts are particularly suitable post for doctors considering careers in ICM, anaesthesia or other acute specialities.

The working pattern will include clinical work (including nights and weekends) on the John Farman ICU and Neurosciences and Trauma Critical Care Unit (NCCU). The John Farman ICU and NCCU rotas currently involves 1:3 weekends and is compliant with the latest UK junior doctor rota regulations.  Consultant support is available 24 hours a day.

In order to be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria,

  • MBBS or equivalent qualification.
  • Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of appointment.
  • Completion of a Foundation Training Programme or equivalent.
  • Able to deal with general emergency admissions.

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of commencement is required.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

These fellowships rotate between two prestigious tertiary adult ICUs at Addenbrooke’s Hospital: the NeuroCritical Care Unit (NCCU) and the John Farman ICU.  NCCU specialises in the management of patients with polytrauma, neurology and neurosurgery. The John Farman is the regional ICU for transplant and hepatology, in addition to providing tertiary services for other medical and surgical specialities. 

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post. 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries will be welcomed by Dr Aoife Quinn, Consultant in NCCU: or by Dr Stephen Ford, Consultant in ICU:

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