Senior Clinical Fellow (IM3+ Equivalent)

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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We have a range of Trust post at IMT3+ Level at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust combining general medicine with a medical specialty. Posts are available in Respiratory, Elderly Care, Renal, Stroke, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Acute Medicine. It is an opportunity to join a friendly and dynamic hospital team with a range of specialty interests and an excellent reputation for providing an educational and supportive environment.

These posts are not recognised for training.

Main duties of the job


  • To part of a Consultant lead clinical team providing specialty and General medical care to medical inpatients.o To lead the on-call team covering the Acute Unselected medical Take supported by another STR level doctor and supervised by the on-call Consultant.o To support on-call in-patient ward cover team.o To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.o To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.o To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.o To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust's catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east.The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire) Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin) and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) - all beautiful and unique.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

We also provide services such as consultant-led outreach clinics at the Wrekin Community Clinic, Telford, the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen and the Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Whitchurch Community Hospitals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of Acute Hospital services for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and mid Wales.

We are committed to providing the best possible diagnostic facilities and high quality clinical care in a clean, supportive environment where patients are treated effectively with respect and dignity.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust continues to work with our partners in health and social care in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and mid Wales to develop patient-focused services that meet the needs of our communities.

Plans have been given the go ahead to transform local hospital services for the half a million residents of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales to make sure two vibrant hospitals and the wide range of services they provide for people locally are kept in the county.

This landmark decision will result in better care for patients, secure the �312m on offer from HM Treasury and develop both hospital sites to deliver state of the art facilities in which staff will be proud to work and patients will choose to be treated. The Trust is looking to expand the Consultant numbers in the Emergency Departments to ensure that a high quality and Consultant led service is continued to be delivered with increasing attendances.


The Department

This post is at either The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital or Princess Royal Hospital Telford. The successful candidate will work with their specialist team doing both ward work and clinics. There will be the opportunity to train in specialty specific procedure and subspecialty clinics. There will also be an acute medical on call commitment. The teams include a range of STRs, IMT and FY level doctors and are supported by physician associates, and advanced clinical practitioners. The post would suit those doctors who have completed CMT/IMT/ST2 and locally employed doctors with some general medical experience who wish to gain further experience in a specialty and general medicine or are waiting to complete their membership exams prior to progressing formally to ST3+ level or who wish to pursue medicine outside of training grades. It is also suitable for foreign trainees with some experience of general medicine who are looking for NHS experience before entering a training program at STR level. It is ideally suited for someone who enjoys working at a registrar level in a stimulating, friendly environment.

There is a formal on call commitment with this post that can be tailored to the successful candidates experience.

Clinical Fellowship Programme (CFP)

This post is part of the Clinical Fellowship Programme at SaTH. The CFP was set up in 2020. It incorporates all the Locally Employed Doctor (LED) grades ranging from ST1-ST7. The CFP is able to offer the following opportunities
  • Supervision Clinical and Educational (to match that given to doctors in training grades
  • Masters Qualification (PGCert) at a local university
  • Study Leave Budget (in addition to funding for Masters)
  • Departmental educational opportunities
  • Teaching Opportunities
  • Research
  • Annual Trust appraisal
  • Bespoke CF Induction
  • Support for CESR for the ST6-7 equivalent doctors

Educational Supervision and Training

This post is a service appointment, supported by a designated Consultant Educational Supervisor.

The hospital has a number of very experienced educational supervisors and have very close contact with the local deanery. The successful candidate will be provided with an eportfolio and will have a named educational supervisor who is familiar with the new Internal medicine and specialty curriculum and will be able to help achieve certificate of completion. The consultant will work with the post holder regarding completion of competencies and career development with development of PDPs and regular educational meetings. The local Royal College Tutors will supervise the process.

The successful candidate will also be supported through any required MRCP exams and will have access to our PACES teaching program and local IMT teaching as well as procedural simulation training. We have a high paces pass marks as well as constantly high JEST and GMC survey scores. We have a very high success rate at getting trust grade doctors into training programs at STRs and IMT level.

There are also weekly educational grand rounds on both sites and weekly acute medical training sessions

There is a junior doctor meeting at 8.30am on a Monday morning, on both sites, chaired by a Consultant, to address staffing and junior doctor concerns. Medical management and staffing leads are represented at these meetings.

Rota Duties

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the General Internal Medicine full-shift rota. The rota is compliant with the terms and conditions of the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract and WTD and has been carefully designed to maximise training opportunities for doctors whilst maintaining a safe and efficient service, with an even spread of long days and nights. The post holder will be 1 of the 18 doctors doctors contributing to the full shift rota and is prospectively covered for annual and study leave.

The current work pattern may be subject to change depending on the needs of the service.

Person Specification



  • MBBS, MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS)


  • MRCP (Full)

Entry Criteria


  • Full Registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC).
  • 4 years post-graduate study with demonstratable equivalent experience and/or completion of NHS foundation and core/specialist training years 1 and 2
  • Working knowledge medical problems common to the UK including acute emergencies.
  • Competent at History Taking, Physical Examination, Evaluation of Evidence, Assessment Investigation, Interpretation Skills and Management of common medical conditions.
  • Able to carry out Venepuncture and Intravenous Lines
  • Have undertaken undergraduate medical training in English or academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) results showing a score of at least 7.0 in each domain (speaking, listening, reading, writing), with an overall score of at least 7.5, to be achieved in a single sitting and within 24 months of the time of application

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

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Royal Hospital



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