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Neuro Critical Care
Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 6 months (As soon as possible until 3rd August 2021)
40 hours per week (Full Time)
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Cambridge University Hospitals
£52,036 plus on call commitment
Salary period
27/01/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Snr Clinical Fellow in Neurosciences & Trauma Intensive Care with IPPS

Senior Clinical Fellow



Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurosciences and Trauma Intensive Care Medicine with the Interventional Pleural Procedural Service at Cambridge University Hospitals. This post is to commence as soon as possible, and to end 3rd August 2021.

The post offers the opportunity to develop expertise in neurosciences and trauma intensive care medicine whilst undergoing procedural training in lung ultrasound, intercostal drain insertion, pleural sampling, bronchoscopy, and thoracic imaging. Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

The successful applicant will be fully registered with the GMC with a license to practice, and ideally have a CCT in Anaesthetics or Intensive Care Medicine or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview.

Main duties of the job

Successful candidates will join a world leading team within the Neurosciences and Trauma Critical Care Unit (NCCU). NCCU provides critical care to victims of major trauma and to patients with complex neurosurgical and neurological disease.

The NCCU medical establishment consists of 15 consultants, 24 junior doctors, 2 foundation doctors, and 2 advanced critical care practitioners.

Addenbrooke’s Hospital is the Major Trauma Centre for the East of England, serving a population of around 6.4 million people. This thriving, modern teaching hospital is the local hospital for people living in the Cambridge area and is the regional referral centre for a number of specialties, including neurosurgery, cancer surgery, transplantation, plastic surgery, vascular and paediatrics. Addenbrooke’s offers unparalleled capacity for teaching, including involvement in the high fidelity simulation centre, and research within the department as well as the wider biomedical campus.


Working for our organisation

Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time or those wishing to job-share.

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 Good Medical Practice (GMC, 2013).

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.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Shortlistable, Yes = 1. No = 2.
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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 Ronan O'Leary
Job title
Specialty Lead
Email address

If you have problems applying, contact

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
01223 256264
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