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Trust Fellow in Paed. Immunology, Infect. Diseases & BMT, (ST4+ Equiv)

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,492 to £53,132 a year per annum (basic salary)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Trust Fellow in Paediatric Immunology, Infectious Diseases & BMT

(Equiv. Of ST4+)

12-Month Fixed-Term, Full Time

3x Posts beginning 4-Sep- 2023 and 1x Post beginning 3-Jan-2024

40 basic hours plus an additional 'out of hours work' equating to a max. of 48 hours per week on average

Based in Immunology, ID and Bone Marrow Transplantation

We are currently inviting applications for an exciting opportunity to gain or extend your clinical experience of Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Bone Marrow Transplantation in this unique and supportive environment within a busy children's hospital.

The postis suitable for someone who wishes to consolidate previous experience/training in Immunology, Infectious Diseases and/or Bone Marrow Transplantation, or for someone with previous middle-grade paediatric experience who has an interest in these areas. MRCPCH (or equivalent) is essential. The post-holders will be involved in the in-patient care of children affected by a wide range of primary immunodeficiency disorders and infectious diseases, and will also gain some experience of bone marrow transplantation, working as part of a larger team of middle grade doctors.

Applicants must be registered with the GMC with a Licence to Practice or eligible for registration.

Consultant Contacts:

Dr Seilesh Kadambari - Clinical Lead for

Dr Winnie Ip - Consultant

Main duties of the job

This is an established Trust Fellow post, working in the Immunology/Infectious Diseases/BMT Unit. The post holder will join the teams managing the care of Immunology, Infectious Diseases and BMT in-patients and children attending the Safari Day care unit.

The immunology department offers a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment service for children with recurrent infections and primary immunodeficiency. A proportion of these patients require bone marrow transplant, gene therapy or thymic transplant. The infectious diseases department offers extensive experience in the management of severe or unusual infections and is closely linked to microbiology and infection prevention and control services. Bone marrow transplant is performed for severe primary immunodeficiency, malignant and non-malignant haematological disorders, solid tumours, rheumatological and other autoimmune problems, metabolic disorders, and severe gastroenterological disorders. The BMT unit is one of the largest for children in Europe. The successful candidate will rotate through all 3 areas although it may be possible to prioritise one or more areas depending on the preferences of the rest of the team. See full job description for further information on roles and responsibilities.

About us

Our commitment to you

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at GOSH by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to Job Description and Person Specification document for detailed job description and main responsibilities for the role.

Person Specification

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • MRCP, MRCPCH or equivalent
  • General Professional training
  • Full GMC registration with Licence to Practice or IELTS Certificate with an overall score of 7.5 or Occupational English Test (medicine version) with a minimum score of 'B' in each domain.

Our Always Values


  • Always welcoming - open, positive, polite, prompt, thoughtful
  • Always helpful - respectful, caring, supportive, patient, flexible
  • Always expert - role model, vigilant, striving for quality, proactive
  • Always one team - informative, mindful, appreciative, open, honest



  • A minimum of 2 years full time hospital service in paediatrics in the SHO/ TF/ST role
  • Ability to carry out relevant procedures independently
  • Good general paediatric knowledge
  • Evidence of experience in immunology and infectious diseases as well as general paediatrics
  • Evidence of ability to manage sick infants and children including neutropenic sepsis and acute neurological deterioration.


  • Participation in clinical Audit/research
  • Experience of teaching/presentations



  • Ability to prioritise clinical needs
  • Evidence of multidisciplinary team working
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Experience in practical procedures including cannulation and phlebotomy in children

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