Clinical Research Fellow in Gynaecology Oncology

Barts Health NHS Trust


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Job summary

Barts Health NHS Trust

Cancer Services Clinical Academic Group

Clinical Research Fellow in Gynaecology Oncology

We are looking to appoint a Clinical Research Fellow in Gynaecology Oncology at The Royal London Hospital, to commence in May 2022 or thereafter (start date will be mutually agreed). This is a 6 month post extendable to 12 months (or more). The post has a major research component.

At Barts Health, we provide a comprehensive range of clinical care to patients with gynaecological cancer. The academic activity is undertaken at the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, Queen Mary University of London. The successful applicant will play an integral role as part of the gynaecological oncology clinical academic team working at the CRUK Barts centre of excellence, Charterhouse Square, London.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for the post holder to significantly develop his/her academic skills, along with some clinical exposure in gyanecological oncology. The clinical research fellow will receive training and opportunity to develop a range of research/academic skills together with exposure to ongoing clinical trials activity. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake and complete research projects under the supervision of Prof Ranjit Manchanda, contribute to ongoing clinical trials/research activity; as well as participate in educational meetings, journal clubs and and audits. The post holder will be able to register for and complete the RCOG Advanced Professional Module (APM) in clinical research. Following successful performance, the post holder may have the opportunity to register for a higher degree (MD/PhD). The rota for this post is structured with protected time to achieve these goals. This position will have a 1:7 weekend on call commitment on the SHO rota. The candidate, if eligible, may use the skills and outputs gained from this post to subsequently apply for subspecialty training in gynaecological oncology.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

He/she will play an important role in the clinical multi-disciplinary team (which includes 6 consultants, 2 subspecialty fellows, 6 SHOs and clincal nurse specialists) who manage patients with Gynaecological cancer. The person will receive exposure to management of high-risk/ familial gynaecological cancer patients at the Barts Womens Precision Prevention Clinic.

Details of the job plan and full Job Description and Person Specification are included in the application pack.The Government has announced that the legal requirement for all NHS workers in England, to be double vaccinated, is currently under legislative review.

We do however encourage those in roles that have face to face contact with patients to be double vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless they are medically exempt), and are continuing to support the vaccination uptake for all staff as this remains the best line of defence.

Person Specification



  • The applicant must have achieved a primary medical qualification as recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC) and have current Full Registration and Licence to Practice with the GMC.
  • MRCOG Part 1

Clinical Knowledge & Skills


  • The applicant must be familiar with and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the major principles of the GMC's Good Medical Practice (2006) including: . Good clinical care . Maintaining good medical practice . Teaching and training, appraising and assessing . Relationships with patients, and can apply this understanding . Working with colleagues, and can apply this understanding . Probity and Health


  • Prior NHS experience
  • Prior Gynaecology experience
  • Prior audit experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Rd


E1 1BB

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Ranjit Manchanda

Date posted

12 April 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff


Doctor - other


£33,790 to £53,132 a year Per annum


Fixed term


6 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Rd


E1 1BB

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