International Transplant Fellow

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Fixed Term - 12 months
40 hours per week
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University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
20/06/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

This is a one-year fixed term fellowship in Renal Transplantation at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust.

UHCW and Oxford University Hospitals, (OUH) Renal Transplantation, have formed a partnership, the Coventry Oxford Transplant Network (COxTNet) to facilitate high quality research and education in renal transplantation. It will provide an excellent training opportunity for both surgical and nephrology trainees who want to pursue a career in kidney transplantation.

The person appointed will work at a middle grade level and will help supervise the care of transplant patients and participate in the middle grade on-call rota. The successful candidate should pass the International English Language Testing System, or IELTS which is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers.

Applications are open to candidates with appropriate experience and an interest in advance training and research in Renal Transplantation. The post-holder will be employed by and based at UHCW NHS Trust, and will be expected to undertake research activity within Renal Transplantation during this tenure.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.                                                                 

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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

For more information or a visit to discuss any aspect of the post please contact:

Dr Simon Fletcher

Clinical Lead for Renal Services. Secretary Telephone 02476 968294.


Prof Chris Imray

Professor of Vascular Surgery. Telephone 02476 965222.


Prof Nithya Krishnan

Professor of Transplantation Telephone 02476 968294.


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