Current vacancies at the Trust

Research Fellow in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine

Nodal Point - 4

Main area
Anaesthetics
Grade
Nodal Point - 4
Contract
Fixed Term - up to 12 months
Hours
Full Time - 40 hours per week
Job ref
196-MED1677
Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
GSTT
Town
London
Salary
£46,208 p.a excl. of LZ
Closing
25/06/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.



GUY’S AND ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
DIRECTORATE
Clinical Research Fellow in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Nodal Point – 4 - £48,206 p.a excl. of LZ
Full Time – 40 hours per week
Fixed Term – up to 12 months

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow in Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine to start between August & December 2018.  This post is for a period of 6 to 12 months, subject to satisfactory appraisal.

The post comprises 50% research and 50% clinical activity:

Research:

This post is aimed at post-FRCA trainees (or equivalent) who are interested in gaining skills, experience and academic outputs in anaesthesia and perioperative medicine research.  Fellows can expect to be involved in various stages of the clinical research process, from study conception and design, through to eventual publication.  There will also be ample opportunity to develop non-clinical research skills, including partaking in systematic reviews, contributing to Delphi analyses, and exploring different aspects of the editorial process.  There might also be an opportunity to undertake a higher degree, which may be supported.  This research fellowship aims to fulfil the Royal College of Anaesthetists curriculum requirements to achieve Advanced Level Academic and Research Training (Annex G), and activities will be mapped to this curriculum.

Fellows will be expected to submit at least one study for ethical approval, apply for one research grant, contribute to the conduct of at least two recruiting clinical trials, and obtain at least one peer-review publication as a minimum per year.

There are currently seven recruiting (or soon-to-be recruiting) clinical trials, including several portfolio studies, with five in process.  The Research Group currently comprises a Research Lead, one Research Service Manager, two dedicated Research Nurses, and a cohort of academically-oriented consultants who are either chief investigators, principle investigators, or co-investigators in clinical studies.  The department has the senior editor of Anaesthesia, an editorial board member of Anaesthesia and editor of Anaesthesia Cases, the president of RA-UK, and a heavy DAS presence.  Research activity is conducted across both sites. Although still in its infancy, the TAP Research Group has enthusiasm, energy, and most importantly, unwavering support from the directorate.

Applicants must have a fundamental understanding of clinical research methodology, have demonstrated an active interest in academic learning and development, and be committed to furthering their experiences with time, energy and creativity.

Clinical:

Clinical activity comprises 50% of this post by way of participation in the 1:8 full shift rota.  The clinical duties will involve long days, nights and weekend shifts across any of the anaesthetic rotas (priority/emergency theatres, obstetrics, overnight intensive recovery OIR, paediatrics).  The exact nature of the clinical work will be dependant on level of competence and departmental need.  This will be discussed further at interview.

The candidate will never work outside their safe level of competence. 

For further information and to apply online, please visit the GSTT website, quoting reference number MED1677.

Closing date: 25/06/2018, by midnight.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Interested candidates can contact Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly (Kariem.ElBoghdadly@gstt.nhs.uk)

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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