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Clinical Fellow in Anaesthetics

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Medical Staff - Anaesthetic Trainees
£30,605 to £48,123 pa
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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.



CLINICAL FELLOW IN OBSTETRIC ANAESTHESIA with opportunity to develop further skills in paediatric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia or simulation – to commence as soon as possible for 6 months in the first instance with a possible extension.

Applications are invited for Clinical Fellow posts in Obstetric Anaesthesia to join the Department of Anaesthesia at University Hospital Lewisham. The appointee will join a friendly and active department with an excellent reputation for teaching and training. In the first instance the appointments are for 6 months. Subject to satisfactory performance and reviews during this time they may be extended.

On call activity will involve a 1 in 8 with internal cover between two rotas; predominately  the obstetric on call, covering labour ward but also with the opportunity to do some general on call, supporting a CT1/2. Our intention is to enable the appointee to maintain a broad range of skills across the field of anaesthesia whilst ensuring that our ST3 grade anaesthetists gain experience in both out of hours general and obstetric anaesthesia.

In addition to obstetrics the hospital provides anaesthetic support for general surgery, gynaecology, orthopaedics and trauma, paediatric day surgery and ENT. Suitable appointees will be offered the opportunity to spend approximately one day per week involved in paediatric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia or simulation. There are opportunities to spend time completing modules working in our busy and well regarded Intensive Therapy Unit/High Dependency Unit.

Applicants must be fully registered with the General Medical Council and will be required to meet the essential criteria as described in the person specification. The applicant should have gained their initial assessment of competence in obstetric anaesthesia.


For further details please contact Dr Cathy Roulson, Clinical Director Anaesthesia and Critical Care or Dr Krish Srinivas, Simulation Lead on 020 8333 Extn 3413.

Advertising date: 9th March 2018

Closing date: 25th March 2018

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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Dr Catherine Roulson, email

If you have problems applying, contact

020 3192 6449