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Junior Clinical Fellow Sexual Health 56 Dean Street

Employer
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
Depending on experience £33,790 - £53,132 per annum + London Weighting
Closing date
16 Mar 2024

This post is in Genitourinary Medicine based at 56 Dean Street, Soho, to start as soon as possible. The Junior Clinical Fellow will work alongside other members of staff to deliver first class care to individuals presenting with STIs, HIV and other conditions and symptoms associated with sex, to make appropriate onward referrals and to review and manage abnormal results from clinic attendees (with support from senior members of staff as appropriate).

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts and depending our service needs, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within five weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work a 40-hour week at 56 Dean Street. We also welcome candidates that wish to work less than full time. There will be opportunities for training in other specialist clinics within the department if the candidate so desires.

There is no on-call commitment attached to this post however, the post-holder may be required to do evening clinics and Saturdays on a rotational basis (with time back in lieu).

You will be expected to work alongside other healthcare professionals and local managers to ensure the efficient running of services.

Successful applicants will be assigned a clinical supervisor. Although the post is not educationally approved, the post-holder will have access to the same departmental educational sessions as their counterparts in approved training programmes. The possession of MRCP is not an essential requirement of these appointments. Junior Clinical Fellows are encouraged to involve themselves in audit, research and/or quality improvement projects.

This job description may be subject to change according to the varying needs of the service. Such changes will be made after discussion between the post holder and his/her manager.

All duties must be carried out under supervision or within Trust policy and procedure. You must never undertake any duties that are outside your area of skill or knowledge level. If you are unsure, you must seek clarification from a more senior member of staff.

About us

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be one of the top performing and safest trusts in England.

We have two main acute hospital sitesChelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, plus our award-winning clinics across North West London and beyond.

  • We employ over 7,000 staff and 500 volunteers
  • We treat someone in A& E every 90 seconds
  • We deliver a baby every 50 minutes
  • We operate on a patient every 16 minutes
  • We do 50 imaging procedures each hour
  • We serve a diverse population of 1.5 million from the beginning to the end of life

Job description
Job responsibilities

- Assessment of individuals presenting with genitourinary symptoms suggestive a sexually transmitted infection

- Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections

- Management of individuals presenting for pre- and post exposure prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP and PEP)

- Management of individuals who require reproductive health services including emergency contraception

- Care for individuals living with HIV including management of abnormal blood results

Clinical

The post holder will work a 40-hour week at 56 Dean Street. We also welcome candidates that wish to work less than full time. There will be opportunities for training in other specialist clinics within the department if the candidate so desires.

On-Call

There is no on-call commitment attached to this post however the post-holder may be required to do evening clinics and Saturdays on a rotational basis (with time back in lieu).

Relations with other Departments

You will be expected to work alongside professional colleagues and local managers to ensure the efficient running of services and with other clinical practitioners from multiple disciplines.

The Directorate of HIV/GUM and Dermatology works closely with a number of other departments including general medical specialties (e.g. dermatology, neurology), cancer services, liaison psychiatry, substance misuse, gynaecology, children's services, maternity services, urology and ophthalmology. There is also liaison and joint research with the pathology departments.

Person Specification
Qualification
Essential

  • Relevant medical degree
  • Full Registration with the GMC at Tim of application

Desirable

  • MRCP or MRCOG
  • DFRSH (DFFP)

Experience
Essential

  • Considerable experience in a Medical Specialty or Accident and Emergency

Desirable

  • SHO experience in GUM or HIV medicine
  • Interest and experience in family planning
  • Experience of audit and clinical governance

Skills and Knowledge
Essential

  • Appropriate clinical and technical skills and abilities
  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team

Desirable

  • Ability to do speculum examination
  • Experience of teaching medical trainees and other professionals
  • Involvement/interest in relevant research
  • Experience of giving presentations

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