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Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Nephrology

Nodal Point-4

Main area
Paediatric Nephrology
Grade
Nodal Point-4
Contract
Fixed Term – 4 months-03/03/2019
Hours
Full Time - 40 hours per week
Job ref
196-MED1709-B
Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Evelina London, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£46,208 p.a excl LZ
Closing
19/10/2018 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’ NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
EVELINA LONDON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
SENIOR CLINICAL FELLOW IN PAEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY
Nodal Point-4
£46,208 p.a excl LZ
Full Time - 40 hours per week
Fixed-term-6 Months


Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical Fellows in Paediatric Nephrology, at ST6/7 level in the Paediatric Nephro-Urology department of Evelina London Children’s Hospital at St Thomas’ Hospital.

This is the regional fully comprehensive centre for Paediatric Nephrology for South-East England.

The trainee will be exposed to a wide variety of nephrology conditions both acute and chronic, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. The department provides in-centre and home dialysis, undertakes 16-20 kidney transplants per year, and provides a range of specialist and multi-disciplinary clinics. Regular clinical meetings include histopathology and radiology meetings.

The post will offer many opportunities to develop skills in multidisciplinary management of childhood nephrology problems.

The Evelina has a number of different specialities including, cardiology, neurology, nephrology, metabolic disease, general paediatrics, Paediatric AED and Paediatric Surgery. There are very large regional PICU and NICU departments.

The Nephrology department received outstanding trainee feedback from the recent London School of Paediatrics trainee survey.

The trainee will take part in the Paediatric ST6/7 shift rota which includes night and weekend shifts.

Although the post holder will be based in the Nephro-Urology unit during the day, they are part of a team of 11 doctors which cover Paediatric subspecialties on weekends and nights. Duties are worked on a full shift system. Previous paediatric experience is essential.

The post would ideally suit a candidate wishing to enhance/consolidate their paediatric experience in a leading paediatric centre with a view to specialist training in paediatrics as a career.

This is not a recognized training post but it attracts the same training opportunities, including study leave and a very active educational programme.

Training and educational objectives for this post:

1. The main objective of this post is to become confident and competent in the assessment and management of a range of acute and chronic renal disorders in infants and children. These include urinary tract infection, fluid and electrolyte disturbances, nephrotic syndrome, acute renal failure, and hypertension.
2. The trainee will also gain experience and understanding of the management of chronic renal failure, and the initial assessment and postoperative care of renal transplant patients.
3. To become familiar with principles of peritoneal and haemodialysis; to know indications for and role of renal biopsy, and use and interpretation of renal imaging techniques.
4. Undertake a high quality audit project.
5. Develop teaching skills.

How these training and educational objectives will be achieved
1. The main objective of this post is to become confident and competent in the assessment and management of a range of acute and chronic renal disorders in infants and children. These include urinary tract infection, fluid and electrolyte disturbances, nephrotic syndrome, acute renal failure, and hypertension.
2. The trainee will also gain experience and understanding of the management of chronic renal failure, and the initial assessment and postoperative care of renal transplant patients, and undertake special outpatient clinics for chronic renal failure and transplant follow-up.
3. To become familiar with principles of peritoneal and haemodialysis; to know indications for and role of renal biopsy, and use and interpretation of renal imaging techniques
4. Undertake a high quality audit project and develop teaching skills


For further information and to apply online, please visit our website quoting reference number 196-MED1709-B.

Closing date:19/10/2018, midnight.

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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

Please contact Dr Caroline Booth for further details at caroline.booth@gstt.nhs.uk

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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