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Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are now recruiting for 4 Surgical Clinical Fellow posts (ST4-6 level equivalent) for 12 months in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery at Birmingham Childrens Hospital. The posts start at various times during 2024.

Main duties of the job

The posts will provide support for the Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery activities at Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust. The successful applicant will be based within the Liver and Hepatobiliary Unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital and take part in the middle grade liver surgical on-call rota.

Informal enquiries to:

Mr Khalid Sharif, Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon at Birmingham Childrens Hospital (Tel: 0121- 333 8264 or email :

Miss Evelyn Ong, Clinical Lead and Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon at Birmingham Childrens Hospital (Tel: 0121 333 8264 or email :

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.

Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care; more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Eligible for full/partial GMC Registration
  • MRCS or equivalent by examination


  • Overseas applicants without current GMC registration should hold a valid IELTS certificate fulfilling GMC criteria for registration
  • APLS, ATLS or equivalent



  • Minimum 2 years experience in paediatric general surgery
  • Minimum 1 year experience in adult hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation


  • Some experience in General Paediatric Surgery if an adult surgeon
  • Experience in Small Bowel Transplantation
  • Experience in Renal Transplantation
  • Experience in research, publications and audit.
  • Valid GCP certificate in clinical research

Personal Qualities/Disposition


  • Good communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Good management and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team player


  • Experience working within a multidisciplinary team



  • Police check clearance
  • Asylum and Immigration Act clearance

Interests and Motivation to the job


  • Enthusiasm
  • High motivation


  • Experience or training in teaching

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