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Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Cardiology

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Cardiology (ST3+)

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust seeks applicants for two Senior Clinical Fellow posts in Paediatric Cardiology either for a fellow in training - or for experienced fellows looking for advanced experience in a subject of their choice, based at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. There are two posts on offer starting in September 2024 and November 2024, for a period of 12 months.

Main duties of the job

These posts will provide the successful applicants with invaluable experience of a high standard, in a regional Children's Hospital with strong teaching and research links. The post-holders will undertake cardiac registrar duties. He/she will undertake 1:8 on call commitments.

Applicants must possess MB BS or equivalent and have completed at least two years foundation course or equivalent and three years paediatrics experience. Ideally, they should have MRCPCH or equivalent and be able to undertake echocardiography. They must have licence to practice in the UK, with experience in paediatrics, preferably in the UK and preferably in paediatric cardiology. Non-UK graduates must provide written of appropriate knowledge, training, language and experience.

The post may be extended beyond the advertised time frame subject to satisfactory performance and availability of an on-going vacancy.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to take an active part in the care of patients under the care of the unit in the department this includes being actively involved in the postoperative care of patients at the Children's Hospital. The 17 bed Cardiac Ward has an enthusiastic ward nursing team complemented by cardiac nurse specialist posts for community linkage and inpatient support. The postholder will be an important part of the inpatient continuity, with support from the consultants and junior staff.

Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous clinical experience of paediatrics and paediatric cardiology
  • Full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice
  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competences from a UKFPO affiliated Foundation Programme or equivalent by time of appointment in line with GMC standards/ Good Medical Practice

Skills and Abilities

  • All applicants to have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues by one of the following:
  • That applicants have undertaken undergraduate medical training in English
  • Have achieved the following scores in the academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in a single sitting within 24 months at time of application - Overall 7, Speaking 7, Listening 7, Reading 7, Writing 7.

Additional & Aptitudes

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Is up to date and fit to practise safely
  • Respecting Everyone
  • Embracing Change
  • Recognising Success
  • Working Together


  • Have worked in the UK

Qualifications and Training

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCPCH or equivalent medical qualification




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