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Simulation Fellow in Medical Education/HCID

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 to £58,398 a year p.a. excl. LZ
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary


Directorate: Medical Director's Office

Simulation Fellow in Medical Education with an interest in Infectious Diseases

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee CT1/2 (or equivalent) - 40,257- �58,398

50% Simulation Education & 50% HCID

1.0WTE 40hrs per week

Fixed Term - Up to 12 months

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited for appointment to an exciting post as a Simulation Fellow in Medical Education with an interest in Infectious Diseases. This unique post offers an exciting opportunity for those interested in medical education to develop their experience and skills within a flagship simulation based education department at GSTT. . The post will suit applicants interested in any hospital based acute specialty who wish to experience delivering medical education and potentially include it as part of their future career.

The post will be for a period of up to 12 months attached to the Simulation and Interactive Learning (SaIL) Centre within Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. The role will be centered around simulation education and supporting HCID training which is well established and supported.

SaIL has a robust heritage of fellowships and development of innovating and effective courses and simulation interventions throughout the range of patients we care for. We support post-graduate trainees, trust staff and the inter- professional workforce at Guys & St Thomas Hospital to deliver safe and effective patient care. We provide point of care simulation and centre-based simulation and clinical skills training supporting directorate specialties to deliver their own simulation based education delivery plans.

About us

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

Creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

All our vacancies can be viewed on our website.

Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more.

Equality of opportunity is our Policy. The Trust provides health services to a diverse community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will have an educational supervisor, and be supported to follow our faculty development framework. There is an expectation of participation in novel and longitudinal project work and encouragement to present work at local, national or potentially international simulation conferences. Please contact the hiring manager for this information.

Previous experience as simulation education faculty is highly desirable. The successful applicant will assimilate the skills required to design, delivery & debrief simulation interventions: And progress through the internal faculty development programme to become an experienced faculty member.

Closing date: Monday 10th April 2023

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience


  • Full GMC Registration
  • IMT2+ Medic
  • By the time of completing the Fellowship will have no less than 6 months (WTE) of the training programme to run.


  • Prizes or distinctions
  • Presentation of work at a national or international meeting
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals
  • A StR or SpR in a recognised Infectious Diseases training programme. By the time of taking up the post will have completed 1 year (WTE) or more of an approved training programme

Clinical Ability


  • Satisfactory progression through medical training as demonstrated by satisfactory RITA or ARCP outcomes


  • Experience of working in a HCID setting

Educational Capability


  • Previous experience in medical education
  • Understands and can apply a range of educational concepts
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Additional degree or MSc in relevant subject area


  • Demonstrates knowledge of career pathways in medical education
  • Good general knowledge / broad interest in academic medicine
  • Research experience
  • Demonstrates how the post will benefit patients in London in future

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