BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Locum Surgical Fellows in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
July and October 2019
Applications are invited for a surgical fellow’s position in one of the largest children’s cardiac units in the UK. The applicant will join the existing team of cardiac surgical middle grade staff at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, working on a 1:5 on-call rota.
There are two locum positions currently available for 1-3 months starting immediately.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital provides tertiary cardiac surgery services for the West Midlands, as well as supra-regional care for specialist areas, performing over 400 open heart surgery cases per year.
Applicants must possess GMC registration and Licence to Practice, MRCS (or equivalent) and have at least 6 months experience in paediatric cardiac surgery and at least one years’ experience at registrar level in cardiothoracic surgery. The positions are not recognised for training.
Please contact Miss Natasha Khan, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon for informal enquiries at ( Email address removed ), or by telephone: [Click here to apply].
Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.
We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction
Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside 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. The UK Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.
As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.
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