NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 40 hours per week
Southampton General Hospital
£51,017 - £58,398 Per Annum
We are looking for a Senior Clinical Fellow to help with the delivery of the new CAR-T service at University Hospital Southampton.
This exciting and unique post has been created to support the department as it embarks on a new commercial CAR-T cell programme, working closely with the Southampton Lymphoma Service and the Wessex Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program (WBMT&CTP).
You will join the Department of Clinical Haematology and participate in the management of patients with haematological disorders undergoing CAR-T cell therapy (including ALL and Lymphoma). The post holders will work with consultant-led subspecialty teams, alongside specialty registrars. There may be the option to contribute to the haematology on-call rota depending on experience.
The post is ideally suited to a haematology specialty trainee either post-CCT, or looking to take a year out of training for experience (OOPE). However, the post is open to individuals with at least MRCP Part 1 or equivalent.
The posts can be tailored to fit the needs of candidates, including those post-CCT or who have undertaken haematology training oversees who wish to obtain specific subspecialty experience. The post holders will be exposed to a growing portfolio of cell-therapy clinical trial activity, and research opportunities exist for appropriate candidates.
The service is always evolving and you will be contributing to the development of these services.Main duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.Working for our organisation
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This is a whole time/maximum part-time trust fellow post. The post would best suit a candidate with experience managing patients with haematological malignancy, and experience in cell therapy is desirable, though not essential. Excellent time management and team working skills are essential.
The principal duties of the posts will, amongst others, include:
Contribution to the audit activities of the WBMT&CTP and wider haematology department, including specialty regional and national audit programmes. Where possible, to participate in the collection and analysis of local data with a view to preparing and submitting papers for publication, and to contribute to the ongoing collection of ‘real-world' UK CAR-T data through the National CAR-T Clinical Panel (NCCP).
Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).
Successful candidates will have an educational framework equivalent to training grade doctors, and there will be a named educational supervisor assigned at the start of the post. The opportunity for Continued Professional Development (CPD) is highly supported and encouraged by the Trust, with options available to take study leave. All licensed doctors must meet the GMC requirements for revalidation and there will be an annual appraisal to support this process.
Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)
Basic Salary - MT04 £51,017 Basic Salary – MT05 £58,398
Salary will be assessed based on experience and skills. Eligibility criteria for appointment to a Nodal Point 5;
Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview
Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.
Interviews will be held on TBC
Job Reference: MT0838 - This vacancy closes on or before: 5th December 2022.Person specification Qualifications / training required Essential criteria
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.For more information about our Trust
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