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Senior Clinical Fellow in Transplant Anaesthesia

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Basic salary with on call enhancements
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellow in Transplant Anaesthesia, starting on 05 February 2025 for 12 months.

In order to be considered applicants must meet the essential criteria as detailed in the person specification. 

This fellowship post would suit applicants who have completed or nearly completed a recognised anaesthetic specialist training programme, including someone who already possesses a CCT in anaesthesia.

The post offers the opportunity to develop and increase anaesthetic experience in transplant anaesthesia prior to taking up a consultant post. The level of supervision will be tailored to the fellow’s prior experience with the ultimate aim of independent practice with distant supervision, so to work at junior consultant level with senior consultant support. The Subspecialty Fellows participate in a non-resident on call rota on a 1:8 frequency.


Main duties of the job

The hospital offers particular experience in transplant and hepatobiliary anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia and trauma, neuroanaesthesia, women’s health and obstetrics, paediatric anaesthesia, upper GI and colorectal surgery, airway experience including ENT, major reconstructive head and neck and maxillofacial surgery, vascular anaesthesia, most major surgeries and acute and chronic pain management.

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

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie Hospital and is a thriving, modern NHS hospital based in Cambridge, England. CUH is the local hospital for people living in the Cambridge area as well as being an internationally renowned transplant centre and a regional referral centre for an increasing number of specialties. It has strong international links particularly through the University. It is the teaching hospital for the University of Cambridge and is a world-class centre for bio-medical research. 

The NHS department enjoys close links with the University Of Cambridge Department Of Anaesthesia and there are opportunities for the Subspecialty Fellow to become involved in research and other forms of career development as appropriate to the individual. It is expected that the Fellow will play an active role in non-clinical activities in their specialty of interest as part of their professional development, and will be assigned an educational supervisor who will regularly review these.


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


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Elena Marini, Consultant Anaesthetist (

Dr Anna Hutton, Consultant Anaethetist (

Or telephone on 01223 217434.


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