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Junior Clinical Fellow in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 per Annum
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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The doctors will be based in the outpatient sexual health and HIV services the three sites, where they will see both sexual health and HIV patients, as well as patients attending for contraception. Training and shadowing opportunities will be provided prior to doctors seeing patients independently and senior / consultant support will be fully available at all times.

The post-holder will be responsible for investigating, diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted infections and all aspects of sexual and reproductive health within the main GUM clinic. They will be expected to be involved in specialist GU clinics and assist in the development of new clinical services. In addition, the post-holder will also be responsible for checking and acting on laboratory results and discussion of these results with senior medical staff as required/appropriate. They would also have the opportunity to develop their own skills and interests with the support of a dedicated clinical supervisor.

The post-holders will be required to build on existing close relations with colleagues as part of a multidisciplinary team. They will be encouraged to participate in audit, research and teach medical students attached to the team. There is a strong focus on service development and improvement within the department, and the post holders would be highly encouraged to develop and support similar service improvement projects

Main duties of the job

10HB provides a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team, delivering a wide range of services including routine and complex sexual and reproductive healthcare and prevention, along with HIV and hepatitis out-patient care. In order to deliver care to minoritised communities, we offer a varied outreach programme working closely with local, allied providers.

St Stephen's Centre comprises the Kobler Clinic and John Hunter Clinic. The Kobler Clinic delivers care to over 5000 people living with HIV and offers specialist clinics in HIV/cardiology, HIV/neurology and HIV/hepatitis amongst others. John Hunter Clinic provides a comprehensive sexual health and contraception service.

The West Middlesex team manages Sexual Health Hounslow, and currently provides sexual and reproductive health services at three sites across the borough of Hounslow - Twickenham House, Heart of Hounslow and Feltham Centre for Health. The team are currently expanding outreach services into the local community to target high risk groups including large populations of asylum seekers. A busy HIV service is also operated from Twickenham House, looking after over 500 patients from the local area, many of whom have had late HIV diagnoses and complex co-morbidities.

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.

The Sexual Health and HIV services managed by Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust (CWFT) comprise one of the busiest centres in Europe. Specialist GUM services include the male and female chronic problem clinics, genital dermatology clinics, High Resolution Anoscopy, Laser, minor operations, services for individuals with learning difficulties/disabilities, commercial sex workers, complex PrEP and the trans population.

In addition we run daily contraception clinics, including provision of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) as well as Complex LARC. The Directorate also has a thriving research unit and is involved in major GUM and HIV clinical drug trials taking place in the UK.

Job description
Job responsibilities


Assessment and treatment of patients according to the Departments guidelines and protocols.


Staffs are encouraged to involve themselves in Directorate and unit research/audit-this will be discussed during clinical supervision.


Assist Medical Staff in diagnosing, coding and review of positive results. The post holder will be responsible for the follow up of the results of tests they have performed and further management.


The post holder will be expected to participate in the teaching of medical students from Imperial College attending our services and other members of the clinic team. They will be expected to teach on the Directorates clinical teaching programme and if interested, deliver teaching in the community to allied professionals and voluntary agencies linked to the trust.

Person Specification
Clinical Criteria

  • Full Registration with the GMC
  • Relevant medical degree
  • Considerable years of full-time Foundation training (or its equivalent).
  • Resuscitation training
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance
  • Demonstrable evidence of being able and willing to understand our Trust values of respect, kindness, excellence and safety, with behaviour which reinforces these values


  • MRCP

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