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NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow
Fixed term contract - 12 months
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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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Glenfield Hospital
14/11/2018 23:59
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Trust Research Fellow ST3+

NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow

Vascular Surgery, Glenfield Hospital

Research Fellow (ST3+) – available from February 2019

Base: Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

40 hours per week (with 1:6 prospective non-resident on-call rota)

Fixed term contract - 12 months

Salary - £47,136.00 + allowances depending on rota


This is an exciting opportunity to consolidate clinical skills in Leicester Vascular Surgery Unit, a centre with a strong track record of research and training. We are offering two posts for enthusiastic, self-motivated trainees seeking a long-term career in Vascular Surgery.

This post is research-orientated and intended for the postholder to undertake a period of time in research, working towards a higher degree.  

The post is also intended to gain additional clinical experience, spending a period of time out-of-programme in an alternative training environment, or to consolidate clinical skills prior to taking up a consultant level appointment.

The Leicester Vascular Surgery Unit is the largest and busiest unit in the East Midlands, delivering a secondary and tertiary vascular surgical service to a population in excess of 1.5 million. We have a reputation for excellence in clinical training and research. The Unit has a good in-house clinical training programme to which trainees and consultants are invited, as well as access to the joint Midlands Vascular Training programme.

Applicants must have full GMC registration.


Please submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment; we will close vacancies prior to the publishing closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms. 

Please check the email account (including your junk mail) that you supplied as part of your application on a regular basis following the closing date and throughout the recruitment process, as this is how we will communicate with you. 

We are committed to delivering equality of opportunity for all of our service users, and for out staff. Our aim is to create a workplace in which discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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. 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 UK Border Agency website.

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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

Prof Matthew Bown – - Tel: 0116 250 6136, or

Mr Mark McCarthy – – Tel: 0116 250 6136


If you have problems applying, contact

0116 258 6859