Applications are invited for a Specialty Registrar/Clinical Fellow (Higher) in Gastroenterology Advanced Training Programme (ATP) in Advanced Nutrition, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation to commence from 02 September 2024 until 31 August 2025.
This post offers unique Out of Programme for Training (OOPT) in two of the UK’s most prestigious hospitals.
The successful candidate will spend 6 months in the Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and 6 months in the Intestinal Rehabilitation Unit at St Mark’s Hospital, London, though the option is available to spend the entire year at either site. At Addenbrooke’s this role involves assessing patients’ suitability for transplant and providing inpatient and outpatient care of patients post-transplant. At St Mark's the post holder will gain specialist training in the care of patients with Intestinal Failure, nutrition and advanced inflammatory bowel disease.
Main duties of the job
At both sites the post holder will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team including Gastroenterologists, Transplant and Colorectal Surgeons, Specialist Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists and other junior doctors.
Applicants should be training in Gastroenterology or Internal Medicine. The post can be taken up in ST5, ST6 or ST7 year. Applications are welcomed from non-UK Gastroenterology Trainees, however, preference will be given to those with a National Training Number (NTN). Flexible training can also be considered and applicants are encouraged to apply following which job descriptions can be discussed if appointed.
In order to be considered applicants must meet the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.
Please note that these posts carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.
Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at point of application 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
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:
For any informal enquiries about this post please contact Dr Charlotte Rutter, Specialty Lead for Intestinal Failure via email at email firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively by telephone on 01223 596431.