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General Medicine
Clinicl Fellow (Higher)
Fixed term: 6 months
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Addenbrooke's Hospital
£49,036 per annum
05/12/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Clinical Fellow (Higher) in General Medicine with a Specialty Interest

Clinicl Fellow (Higher)



Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow (Higher) in General Medicine with a Specialty Interest to be decided on appointment, available from as soon as possible until 03 August 2021.

Posts are available in General Medicine with the following specialties: Acute Medicine, Care of the Elderly, Renal Medicine, Hepatology, Cardiology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Respiratory Medicine.

As well as providing you with experience of working in a ward environment within a specific specialty in Medicine, these posts will also offer you the opportunity to partake in the running of the General Medical Take based in the Emergency Department.

We are looking for individuals with excellent acute care skills; staff will be required to be proactive in driving the patient journey and be able to be an effective member of a close multidisciplinary team.

There is excellent senior support and supervision from a team of dedicated Consultants. The Trust offers plenty of other educational opportunities. The Clinical Fellow is also encouraged to attend one specialty clinic of their choosing per week and to contribute to teaching of junior staff.

The Trust has a world-class reputation for excellent care, research and teaching. If you have the passion to provide safe, kind and excellent care, we can offer you a great place to work and develop your career. We are focused on improving quality: for our patients, their carers/families and for our staff.

This post may be suitable for those wishing to undertake an “IMT3” role.

In order to be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria:
• GMC registered with a license to practise
• Full MRCP or equivalent
• Completion of a Core Medical / Acute Care Training Programme, or equivalent
• Recent exposure to acute unselected medical take

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration 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.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Dr John Waters
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Consultant in Acute/Renal Medicine
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Additional information

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr John Waters, Consultant in Acute/Renal Medicine -

Dr Tim Burton, Clinical Director for Acute Medicine -



If you have problems applying, contact

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
01223 596301
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