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Clinical Teaching Fellow - Acute Medicine

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,940 to £56,510 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Applications are invited for a Clinical Teaching Fellow (CTF) in Acute Medicine with an anticipated start date of 2nd August 2023. The post is for one year initially with scope to extend for a further 12 months.

The post is full time, compromising of 50% teaching and 50% clinical time. The postholder will work at both the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) and University Hospital Llandough (UHL). The post is for 10 sessions per week and any out of hours work will be paid at a suppliment as agreed by the Clinical Board

This post offers an exciting opportunity for a forward thinking doctor with a strong interest in medical education. Support may be available to also pursue a postgraduate medical education based qualification

Main duties of the job

Teaching is a major component of the role and the successful postholder will work with the Department of Medical Education, Specialty Lead and undergraduate tutors to deliver evidence based undergraduate education to Cardiff and Swansea University medical students. The successful applicant will have an honorary contract with Cardiff University with the title Honorary Lecturer.

Clinical time will be spent in Acute Medicine (MAU & MEAU). The timetable for this period will be agreed to enable the appointee to work at a level that is suitable for their stage of training.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is\Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Cewch hyd i Ddisgrifiad Swydd llawn a Manyleb y Person wediu hatodi o fewn y dogfennau ategol

Person Specification



  • MBBS or Equivalent
  • Completion of UK Foundation Training
  • Eligible for full current GMC registration


  • Medical Education qualification
  • Demonstrable academic excellence (eg intercalated degree, prizes, merits etc.



  • Demonstrable knowledge of current clinical practice
  • Demonstrable experience in undergraduate teaching
  • Experience of working within the clinical specialty


  • Understanding of principles of medical education
  • Experience in delivery of simulation based teaching

Skills & Knowledge


  • Special interest in medical education
  • Demonstrable communication and presentation skills


  • Understanding of C21 curriculum
  • Evidence of involvement in Audit/QIP

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