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  • Advert number: 306267-0
  • Posted Date: 28/06/12
  • Closing Date: 18/07/12

ST 3+-7
Reference: 003/A12 (please quote reference: MED338)
Applications are invited for appointment to three Locum Appointment for Training (LAT) posts on the Specialist Training Programme in Infectious Diseases and General (Internal) Medicine in London. One post is from 5th September 2012 to 1st October 2013 at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and comprises predominantly Laboratory Microbiology and Virology, with a significant Ward Consult (General ID, HCAI and ITU) component. The second post, from 3rd October 2012 to 5th March 2013, at Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, comprises predominantly Infectious Diseases with a General (Internal) Medicine component under the supervision of Infectious Diseases Physicians. The third post, at King George’s Hospital, from 3rd October 2012 to 1st October 2013, provides a predominantly General (Internal) Medical post, but with a significant General Infection and TB component.
 All posts form part of a prestigious Central London Training Programme and will provide excellent experience of Infectious Diseases/ General Medicine in many settings.
 In order to assess whether or not you have the essential competences or equivalent, refer to the competences web page: Submit all evidence to:
 Doctors who are not UK or EEA Nationals and whose immigration status entitles them to work without restriction in the UK will be considered on an equal basis with UK and EEA Nationals. Other non-UK or non-EEA Nationals with limited leave to remain in the UK, and whose employment will require Tier 2 sponsorship, are subject to the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT).
 Applicants may only be considered if there is no suitable UK or EEA National candidate for the post. Evidence of immigration status should normally consist of a Biometric Residence Card, date stamped passport and accompanying letter from the Home Office.
 For further information on how this may affect your application please visit: or contact the Home Office’s UK Border Agency by email:
 Contacts/enquiries: For any queries that cannot be answered by the methods above, please contact Dr Bill Newsholme, email:
 Please ensure you refer to the specialty you are enquiring about when emailing the Team. Failure to include this information will result in an email seeking clarification, and may delay the enquiry response time.
 Please note that the vacancies advertised may be subject to change prior to interview. Key dates and information: Applications open: 20th June 2012 at 12.00 noon (UK local time). Applications close: 18th July 2012 at midnight (UK local time). Interview date: 9th August 2012 (subject to change). Interview venue: Infection Seminar Room, 5th Floor North Wing, St Thomas Hospital. Posts commence from: St Thomas’: 5th September 2012; Ealing and King George’s: 3rd October 2012.
 Successful completion of a placement will lead to the achievement of acquiring competences in Infectious Diseases and General (Internal) Medicine. This is subject to a satisfactory Annual Review of Competence Progression conducted by London Deanery and ratification by the relevant Royal College of Faculty. Completion of this placement will not automatically grant the postholder time or competences counting towards training.
 The expected duration of this programme is one post of 13 months (St Thomas’), one of 12 months (King George’s), and one of six months (Ealing).
The Postgraduate Dean confirms that these placements and/or programmes have the required educational and Dean’s approval. The Training Programme is equally open to those who may, either from the outset or subsequently, wish to train flexibly or job share. Approval must be sought from the Deanery prior to interview and this is subject to availability of suitable training placements.
 For further information and to apply online, please go to: quoting reference: MED338.
 Please be aware that although trainees’ preferences are considered when making decisions on placements, final decisions take into account the service needs of all sites within our training programmes.
 All Doctors in training should be paid monthly at the rates set out in the National Terms and Conditions of Service for Hospital Medical and Dental Staff and Doctors in Public Health Medicine and the Community Health Service (England and Wales), the TCS, as amended from time to time. The pay scales are reviewed annually. Part time posts will be paid pro-rata.
 Current rates of pay for Junior Doctors may be viewed on the NHS Employers’ website: