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Clinical Fellow in Health Equalities and Inclusion

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£51,017 a year + oncall supplement
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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This post is at the level of a Specialist Registrar. The postholder will report to the Director of Health Equality and Inclusion and Clinical Director for Emergency and Specialist Medicine. The role will be divided between dedicated fellowship time and clinical practice in General Medicine and will focus on development of HEE's Enhance Programme and Health Inequalities. The post also includes opportunities to partake in an on-call Registrar rota covering medical wards, Acute Medicine and Ambulatory Assessment Areas (GPAU). This will appeal to those who have completed SHO level training and are wishing to pursue a higher career in Acute Medicine & /or Medical Specialties.

Main duties of the job

The fellowship offers a unique and exciting opportunity to develop the skills necessary for a clinical leadership role. The fellow will be required to maintain a leadership and management portfolio for the duration of the post and will be supported to develop their own learning through supervision and the opportunity to integrate proactively into the leadership structure of the Trust.

This Fellowship is part of the Health Education England Fellowship programme and the successful applicants will be enrolled in HEE's Fellowship Development Programme. This includes attendance at 4 HEE led development days and up to �4000 of HEE funding for each appointed Fellow to support development activities (for example a PGCert, but to be agreed between the Fellow, Project Supervisor and HEE). The Fellowswill be encouraged to submit work to conferences and will be supported to attend and present their work where relevant.

The fellow will be involved the development of an immersive leadership course to form part of the third year of the Enhance Programme. They will inform this through experience of working on projects focused on addressing health inequalities in the context of General Medicine. They will develop a robust understanding of health policy development and implementation and service improvement within secondary care and more broadly within the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Integrated Care System.

About us


Our purpose. We are here to provide Caring at its best to our patients and their carers

Caring at its best means at all times, we behave in line with our values.

1.We treat peoplehow we would like to be treated

2. We do what we say we are going to do

3. We focus on what matters most

4. We are one team and we are best when we work together

5. We are passionate and creative in our work

Our strategic objectives. Underpinning our vision, purpose and values are our strategic objectives.

Our Quality Commitment, putting safe, high quality patient-centred, efficient care at the centre of everything we do. This is our primary objective. Everything else will support the delivery of that. Surrounding our Quality Commitment are our four supporting objectives. These are:

Our People:

We will have the right people with the right skills in the right numbers in order to deliver the most effective care

Education and Research:

We will deliver high quality, relevant, education and research

Partnerships and Integration:

We will develop more integrated care in partnership with others

Key Strategic Enablers:

We will progress our key strategic enablers

Job description

Job responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Clinical Fellow are:

Gain practical experience in clinical leadership from local experts in the field, within UHL but also across the broader LLR ICS. Fellows will be encouraged and supported to proactively contribute to management and decision-making fora.

Use this experience to inform the development of a leadership course for the Enhance Programme focusing on policy and service development to address health inequality and embed an equitable approach to service improvement.

Develop an understanding of Population Health Management in the context of acute secondary care provision and system working.

Utilise and develop existing skills in improvement science in their approach to developing a leadership course for the Enhance Programme and chosen project(s) focussing on health inequalities.

Build a network of expert contacts with medical and non-medical NHS and non-NHS (such as Local Authority) and HEE management leaders.

Enhance skills and competencies that are essential for future medical leaders, including but not limited to inter-disciplinary team working, communication and negotiation skills.

Develop competencies relevant to the domains defined in the Healthcare Leadership Model and General Professional Capabilities

Person Specification

Commitment to Trust Values


  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's Values and Behaviours


  • Understanding of health equalities & inclusion



  • part I=1, part II=2, MRCP=3


  • GMC +ve



  • 2+ years' experience
  • UK 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

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


University Hospitals of Leicester NHS trust



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