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Senior Clinical Fellow / Clinical Research Fellow in Hepatology

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 per annum plus London Zone allowance
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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The successful candidate will be involved in fixed clinical commitments which would be determined by both their clinical training needs and the service requirements of the Institute an example timetable is outlined below.

There is an option for the trainee to join the 'out of hours' specialist hepatology and endoscopy rota if suitably qualified following a period of induction. The trainee will always have access to Consultant support during on call periods. The on call rota (1 in 7) will involve taking part in the specialist hepatology rota and does not involve any commitment to acute general medicine.

The trainee will also need to provide occasional ward cover during the day when required and there will be an element of administrative duties.Acceptance of an offer of this post will be deemed to include acceptance of the changes including remuneration in accordance with the Provisions of the agreement and circular (MD 1/92).

The Post holder accepts that they will also perform duties in occasional emergencies at the request of the appropriate consultant in discussion, where practical, with both senior and junior colleagues. The Post holder would not be expected to undertake work of this kind for long periods of time.

Medical clearance and in some circumstances examination is required prior to appointment.

Main duties of the job

The post holder has a general duty of care for their own health, safety and well being and that of work colleagues, visitors and patients within the hospital, in addition to any specific risk management or clinical governance accountabilities associated with this post.

To observe the rules, policies, procedures and standards of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust together with all relevant statutory and professional obligations.

To observe and maintain strict confidentiality of personal information relating to patients and staff.

To be responsible, with management support, for their own personal development and to actively contribute to the development of colleagues.

This job description is intended as a guide to the general scope of duties and is not intended to be definitive or restrictive. It is expected that some of the duties will change over time and this description will be subject to review in consultation with the post holder.

All employees must hold an email account which will be the Trust's formal route for email communication. You are therefore required to check this regularly and to deal with such communication promptly.

Infection Control StatementThe post holder has an important responsibility for and contribution to make to infection control and must be familiar with the infection control and hygiene requirements of this role.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The provision of a first class clinical service. Effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty. Sustaining and developing teaching and research in conjunction with Kings College London / KHP. Undertaking all work in accordance with the Trusts procedures and operating policies. Conducting clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Trusts service plans. Maintaining the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty, the Care Group or the Trust.

Person Specification

  • Registerable medical qualification
  • MRCP or equivalent.
  • Registrar or equivalent training in gastroenterology and/or Hepatology (ST 6 level or above)


  • Hepatology training
  • Independent upper gastrointestinal endoscopist with some experience in managing variceal bleeding.

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