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Education and Wellbeing Fellow

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

This is an opportunity for doctors currently on London IMT training programs to spend a year working within Trusts on behalf of Health Education England as Education and wellbeing fellows.

Main duties of the job

  • Development, standardisation and improved delivery of IMT SIM for all Stage 1 trainees across London-including the new IMT3 SIM programme (mainly IMT3 SIM programme)
  • Continue and develop the Regional IMT Training Programme in partnership with the LMTN (London Medical Trainee Network) with a focus on a bespoke IMT3 programme (coordinating and working with our existing Ed fellow)
  • Develop wellbeing initiatives for Stage 1 IMTs with the aim to reduce the level of burnout, improve their experiencesand ultimately enable a higher level of achievement of curriculum competenciesand retention in medical specialties.
  • Improve traineeand supervisorengagement and competency usingeportfolioto increase desired outcomes at ARCP.

  • The post-holders will work with the Pan London lead TPD for Simulation, Pan London Lead for IMT, Sector TPDS for IMT, and chair the London Medical Trainee Network in delivery of these 4 main objectives. The potholder will work across the sector of London in the delivery and be supervised by a consultant working within the sector that they have been appointed.

  • The post holder will also work on a sustainability plan to continue their work into the future as well as share learning with other schools within the Health Education England Network

    About us

    Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community. This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

    Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers' money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

    Person Specification



    • Demonstrable ability to meet Trust values

    Behavious and values


    • oMakes sure they work in a way that complies with legislation and organisation policies and procedures
    • oOperate in a highly political, complex and sensitive environment with strong management and communication skills
    • oActs as an exemplar, actively promotes the NHS Constitution and Values through personal behaviour and interaction with others and by the standards and example they set for those they work with.
    • oCommitment to health and healthcare in London, driven by the needs of patients, service users and external stakeholders
    • oWell organized, with effective time management and good administrative capability.
    • oCommitment to personal and professional development.
    • oEvidence of good interpersonal skills.
    • oOperates with integrity and treats services users, partners, and colleagues with respect and dignity at all times
    • oAware of the impact of own behaviour on others and takes responsibility to address any personal development needs.
    • oPromotes a safe environment for the exchange of views and ideas and encourages creativity and innovation to facilitate continuous improvement
    • oWill consider the most effective way to promote equality of opportunity and good working relationships in employment and service delivery and has the ability to take actions which support and promote this agenda
    • oAt the end of the year to continue links with TPDs and the Postgraduate Dean and to establish links with successor and to act as mentor to successor.

    Experience and Knowledge


    • oCurrent or previous Internal Medical Trainee in London.
    • oTeaching experience in either undergraduate or postgraduate education.
    • oAuthor or co-author, or contribution to publications or abstracts in peer reviewed and professional journals.
    • oExperience of organizational development / change e.g., through a quality improvement
    • project, managerial role or as a junior doctor or student representative.
    • oKnowledge of recent health policy in the UK and London, relevant to healthcare education, the applicant's own specialty and beyond
    • oExperience of organizational development / change e.g., through a quality improvement project, managerial role or as a junior doctor or student representative.

    Skills and Abilities


    • oInterest in and understanding of health care and health issues in London.
    • oInterest in, and understanding of, educational theory particularly that relevant to the delivery of medical education and regional training
    • oEffective interpersonal skills including building and maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues and good team working.
    • oLeadership skills
    • oAbility to initiate and sustain a project / activity requiring collaboration with policy, clinical and managerial interests, academic bodies and other stakeholders.
    • oUnderstanding of evaluation for projects / activity
    • oAnalytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills.
    • oGood communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills. Understanding of how to present and communicate complex issues to a variety of audiences.
    • oAn interest in improving the trainee experience / care / safety
    • oExpert level knowledge and experience of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
    • oExperience of writing high quality reports on projects undertaken for internal and external stakeholders
    • oAbility to use online virtual platforms for training/meetings
    • oTo monitor policy developments relevant to all aspects of education and training, as directed.
    • oAbility to analyze and interpret data to highlight issues and support decision making.

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