Jnr Clinical Education Fellow Medical Education / Emergency Medicine

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£34,012 to £40,257 a year pa
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Job summary

12 month Fixed Term Post

We are seeking two Junior Medical Education Fellows who will work across the Medical Education Department and within the Urgent Care Division. It would ideally suit doctors wishing to expand their clinical teaching experience and is anticipated to appeal to those thinking of an F3 year, or those at core level.

This is a 12 month fixed term post working 50% WTE in education & 50% WTE in the Urgent Care Division (Emergency Medicine). The working pattern would be between two Doctors who would share a 1 standard SHO/F2 ED line. Therefore they are splitting the line 50:50. Night frequency would be 1:14 shifts (over a 14 week period they would do a week of nights). Weekend frequency would be 1:6 weekends (two long day weekend shifts each weekend). The Medical Education days would be mostly fixed.The post offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated doctor to join dynamic, rapidly expanding teams delivering medical undergraduate, multi-professional education and clinical services within the emergency medicine department.

Due to the short term nature of the role/service demand, the successful candidate must hold full registration with the GMC, must have completed a Foundation Equivalent Programme and must have existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application.

The successful candidate must have at least 6 months experience of working within the NHS and have a good understanding of UK medical undergraduate training.

Main duties of the job

Medical Education
  • Develop a working understanding of research and education design methodology as it relates to Medical Education.
  • Pursue and evidence a wide-ranging portfolio of teaching experience including: small group bedside teaching, class room based teaching, clinical skills, clinical simulation and the development of E-learning and other teaching resources.
  • Contribute to the supervision and feedback to undergraduate medical students in their trust, under the direction of an accredited educational supervisor

Emergency Medicine
  • Develop skills in managing patients to avoid unnecessary patient delays and maintain good clinical care to all patients.
  • Attend clinical educational opportunities where appropriate.
  • Maintain a portfolio of training and undertake an appraisal.
  • To participate in continuing professional development.
  • To participate in clinical audit and or quality improvement (QI) project

About us

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust consists of a 600 bedded large District General Hospital, which provides its services on the Countess of Chester Health Park, and a 64 bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital.The Trust provides services in all of the surgical and medical specialties common to a District General Hospital with some specialist services. The Trust serves the whole of the local population currently in excess of 250,000 residents which geographically covers populations in England and North Wales.The Trust strives to continuously improve and sustain the quality of its services for patients, providing care to more than 445,000 patients per year, with almost 4,000 staff working together putting quality and patient safety, at the heart of everything we do. The organisation provides a wide range of services offering health care to the whole spectrum of the population from birth to the end of life. The Trust complies with its terms of authorisation as a Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See Job Description for further details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. The cost of the DBS application is �23 (standard) or �43 (enhanced), this cost will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post, we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Good luck with your application.

Person Specification



  • Full registration with the GMC at the time of appointment
  • MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • Valid ALS certificate at the time of commencing post
  • Hold existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application


  • Qualification in Medical Education

Knowledge and skills


  • Previous experience of working within the NHS
  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies from a UKFPO affiliated Foundation Programme or equivalent by time of commencing post, in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice
  • Competent to work without direct clinical supervision, where appropriate
  • Knowledge, interest and commitment to research, clinical audit and/or quality improvement.


  • Teaching role experience
  • ED experience as part of Foundation or other role
  • Publication or presentation to a national or international audience
  • Undertaken training or CPD related to teaching

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