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Junior Clinical Fellow (F3 equivalent) Specialist Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Specialist medicine
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Junior Clinical Fellow
Contract
12 months (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Hours
Full time - 40 hours per week (40 + OOH)
Job ref
320-MD-4854798-CO
Site
RDH & QHB
Town
Derby
Salary
£40,257pa basic salary plus OOH
Closing
12/02/2023 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.

The Trust is a Disability Confident Employer and committed to both employing and retaining people with disabilities.

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

Not sure what to do in August 2023?

Keen to gain more experience in Medicine with a friendly team that is interested in your development as a doctor before deciding on your next career move?

Would you like to consider the option of a career break for up to 4 months?

Are you interested in teaching?

Would you prefer to reduce your out-of-hours commitment and not have to work ‘nights’?

UHBD are looking for motivated, enthusiastic doctors to join their Trust. A busy, progressive, forward thinking Trust, we have been successfully recruiting to these posts for 5 years and would like you to join our consultants and teams working in Specialist Medicine.

Posts are available at 2 sites – Royal Derby Hospital and Queens Hospital Burton.

Main duties of the job

In conjunction with the wider medical team, your main duty will be day to day management of medical in-patients.

We would also like to offer you opportunities to increase your out-patient experience, build upon the skills you already have, learn new procedures and work in our friendly departments. There are opportunities to teach, perform Quality Improvement Projects and be part of our innovative teams.

You will receive educational and clinical supervision, £500 study leave budget (pro rata) and 5 days study leave (pro rata), access to an Eportfolio and be encouraged to join the established weekly IMT teaching programmes. Subject to individual requirements, there may be scope to attend ALS or IMPACT courses and we will facilitate your annual appraisal.

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

The post holder will rotate through 3 attachments of 4 month duration. There will be a variety of posts to choose from within Specialist Medicine: Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Cardiology, Renal (RDH only), High dependency care (RDH only), Neurology (RDH only), Medicine for the Elderly and Stroke Medicine. There is an option for an employment break during the post.

The out-of-hours commitment includes a long day (Mon-Fri) every 3 weeks. In addition, there will be weekend ward cover from 0800-1700 or 1200-2030 only with compensatory rest. Nights are NOT a component of this post. There are flexible opportunities for either 1:4 or 1:5 weekends with salary adjustments as appropriate. There are numerous options for locum shifts within Acute Medicine and SMBU subject to the European Working Time Directive (EWTD).

Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice on application is essential.

Interested? If so, please contact Dr Chesterton on 01332 789344 for an informal discussion about the opportunities available for you.

Although not formal training posts and these are not accredited by Health Education East Midlands, we believe we can offer you good training in a busy, large hospital that has the benefits of a district general and the reputation of a teaching hospital.

LTFT applications welcome.

The interviews will take place on Wednesday15th March 2023 via Microsoft Teams.

If you are invited to interview, please ensure you book an interview slot as soon as possible.

Combined F3/Teaching posts are available (please see supplementary information). Should you be successfully appointed to an F3 Specialist Medicine post following interview on the 15th March and you are interested in the combined post, your application will be considered by a separate panel and if shortlisted, invited to attend a second interview on the afternoon of Monday 20th March 2023 (Microsoft Teams).

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Basic Life Support certification
Desirable criteria
  • Advanced Life Support certification

Eligibility

Essential criteria
  • Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice at time of job application submission
  • A minimum 2 years post qualification medical experience in the UK or abroad, including experience in Acute Medicine/ Medical specialities
  • Minimum 6 months experience in a NHS hospital within the last 2 years (includes shadowing or clinical attachment)

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerStep into healthArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Chesterton
Job title
Clinical Director for Medical Workforce
Email address
lindsay.chesterton@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 789344
Additional information

Interested, please contact the above for an informal discussion about the opportunities available for you.