MTI - Specialist Registrar ST3 or above in Cardiothoracic and Transpl

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Manchester, UK
15 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Applications are invited for the post of Manchester International Cardiothoracic Transplantation Training Fellow (specialist Registrar +3 or Higher) in Transplant & Cardiothoracic surgery Department to start from Sep 2019 until Sep 2021 at Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust. There will be two posts available at the equivalent to either Core or Higher Trainee level and will be dependent on the successful applicant's experience. The post holders will be based on Wythenshawe hospital, Manchester. The post holders will spend 12 months in Transplantation and 12 months in adult cardiothoracic surgery.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the UK's largest employers, with a wide-ranging portfolio of specialty work and a strong academic record. We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services

The Transplant Unit at Wythenshawe Hospital is the fourth designated unit in the country with its own purpose-built dedicated transplant centre in the grounds of Wythenshawe Hospital. The unit has five intensive care beds and an operating theatre, biopsy laboratory, bronchoscopy suite, outpatient clinic area and follow up facilities. The unit has performed over 1300 transplants since the 1980's encompassing the full range of adult cardiothoracic transplantation including hearts, heart/lungs, single lungs and sequential double lung transplants. The adult cardiothoracic surgery department performs around 1000 cardiac surgery procedures includes CABG, valvular pathologies and aortic surgery.

The Transplant Unit at Wythenshawe Hospital has an active research programme with ongoing projects both in the clinical and experimental field. Previous experience in research is not essential. Participation in research projects, clinical audit, quality improvement projects and simulation training are all available. Other areas of interest can be developed.

Manchester is a lively cosmopolitan city with plenty of restaurants, lively activities as well as beautiful countryside nearby having opportunities to immerse yourself in. There is a high standard of living with good lovely rental accommodation and transport service.

The Manchester International Training Fellowship Programme is designed to enable a small number of International Medical to enter the UK to experience training and development in the NHS for a period of time - before returning to their home country.

In order to be considered the applicant must meet the following essential criteria: MBBS or equivalent with 3 years of postgraduate or equivalent experience and The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC's Good Medical Practice (2013) by obtaining an overall score of 7.5, with minimum scores of 7.0 in speaking, listening, reading and writing, in the 'Academic' test of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

The successful applicant will be assigned an Educational Supervisor and will be expected to attend the teaching program and required to participate in a system of appraisal and performance review to identify training and development needs. The appraisal would be conducted yearly and is mandatory

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal visits / further discussion please contact

Mr Rajamiyer Venkateswaran by email

( Email address removed )

or telephone secretary on 0161 291 2902

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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