X2 Senior Clinical Fellows in Paediatric Infectious Diseases / Immunology

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
2 Jan 2020
1 Feb 2020

Job Description



X2 Senior Clinical Fellows in Paediatric Infectious Diseases / Immunology

Nodal Point - 4 - £48,075 p.a excl. of LZ

Full Time

2 Fixed Term Positions - 6 Months (with option to extend)

Start date: Post 1: 1st August 2020, Post 2: 1st September 2020

Applications are invited for two Senior Clinical Fellows in Paediatric Infectious Diseases/Immunology and General Paediatrics. One post to commence on the 1st August 2020 and the second post to commence on 1st September 2020. The posts are based at the Evelina London Children's Hospital, at Guys & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will gain paediatric infectious diseases/immunology, general paediatric and paediatric AED experience. On-call duties (negotiable) are late shifts and are at middle grade level in paediatric infectious diseases/immunology, general paediatrics, gastroenterology, diabetes and endocrinology, haemoglobinopathy, respiratory, neurology, nephrology and metabolic. No nights on-call. This post is not recognised for training by the RCPCH but the training opportunities available are similar to those for ST4-8.

Previous middle-grade experience is essential; applicants must have completed at least 2 years' ST1-3-level paediatrics or equivalent.

The successful applicant will join six PIID consultants (3 WTE), one other clinical fellow and the world class Directorate of Infection team (12 microbiology / virology / adult infection consultants) in delivering a seamless and highly responsive ward-based infection consult and clinical advice service. They will provide PIID support to the wide-range of specialist children's services based at the Evelina London Children's Hospital.

The PIID team deliver PIID inpatient consults, paediatric OPAT (outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy), infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, acute/complex infection, HIV, TB, congenital infection and primary/secondary immunodeficiency clinics.

The post-holder will be expected to help keep the Evelina London at the forefront of clinical and academic excellence, and to participate in the teaching programs of the department.

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London's best known teaching hospitals and employs over 12,500 staff and over 1 million patient contacts a year.

ELCH admits over 25,000 patients per year of which over 8,000 are non-elective admissions; over the past year alone both elective and non-elective admitted activity have increased by an average of 8%. This growth is anticipated to continue into the coming years. ELCH has a broad reaching transformational programme entitled Fit for the Future, which aims to enhance patient and family care and also has major capital plans to develop additional physical capacity to meet this demand. In addition to this over Apply outpatients attend ELCH each year.

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a License to Practice, or be at least eligible for registration (overseas candidates).

The post holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years) and therefore this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal convictions.

As an organisation, we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This includes asking certain groups of staff to work more flexibly so that we can offer services to patients in the evenings and at weekends. We regard this flexibility as essential if we are to continue to provide first class patient care in the future.

Evelina London Children's Hospital was previously rated as 'outstanding' by the CQC, and is committed to providing excellent care to patients and families.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic team and be part of the innovative future of children's healthcare across South London.

General enquiries about the job or for an informal discussion should be directed to Dr Marc Tebruegge ( Apply ), PIID Consultant & Lead for PIID Clinical Fellows, or Dr Julia Kenny, PIID Consultant.( Apply)

Closing date: 3rd February2020

Interviews are scheduled for: (TBC)

Please note that we will only accept online applications.

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

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Ref: MED2055

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