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Locally Employed Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics

Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Paediatrics
Grade
Senior Clinical Fellow
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 40 hours per week (Plus on call commitment)
Job ref
320-MDR-3581743-SG-C
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£51,017 Plus additional allowances for out of hours working
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
07/07/2022 23:59

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Looking for an opportunity to develop a specialist interest within paediatrics or consider the CESR route to Consultant posts? We have the job and the training opportunity for you! This is an amazing opportunity to develop as a middle grade doctor and help us support our out of hours middle grade rota on the general paediatric wards and in a purpose built childrens emergency department.  The post comes with the opportunity and supervision to develop an interest within the department or tick off some of the competencies required to progress in your career.

 

Main duties of the job

Working towards an immediate start, this post is designed to help provide out of hours support at senior decision maker level in a award winning dedicated Children’s emergency department who see over 36,000 children per year, as well as on the General Paediatric wards.  The post is ideally suited to a candidate who is ready to take on middle grade decision making or a post CCT candidate to to develop and complete a project that will help make them more competitive in the Consultant Job Market.

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of the Paediatric Service with regard to Emergency and Neonatal intensive care

  •  To support the senior decision making in the Children’s Emergency Department and on the General Paediatric Wards.
  • Teaching & training of junior staff & medical students.
  •  To actively participate in both departmental & Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance & audit.
  • To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education (CME).

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MBBS/MBChB or equivalent.
  • Full GMC registration with a license to practice at time of application.
  • APLS Provider.
  • Training in Child Protection/Safeguarding (Min Level 3).
Desirable criteria
  • APLS Instructor.
  • ATLS/ETC Provider.
  • Full RCPCH membership.

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of achievement of core ST1-ST3 competencies or equivalent for general paediatrics and neonates
  • 4 years full-time postgraduate experience with minimum of 4 years SHO or equivalent level and a minimum 6 months NHS experience
Desirable criteria
  • 1 year experience at middle grade/registrar/clinical fellow level

Teaching/Audit Experience

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of interest and experience of teaching junior doctors and medical students.
  • Evidence of active participation in audit
Desirable criteria
  • Qualification in medical education.
  • Experience in facilitating simulations

Research Experience

Desirable criteria
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of active participation in research
  • GCP or equivalent trained.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Dr Donna Traves
Job title
Paediatric Consultant
Email address
donna.traves@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 786441
Additional information

For further information please contact Dr Donna Traves on 01332 786441.