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Junior Clinical Fellow - Gynaecological Oncology

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust
£34,012 to £40,257 a year Plus London Weighting
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Gynaecological Oncology Surgical team at RSCH Foundation NHS Trust in Guildford.

Applications are invited for this Senior House Officer post (Junior Clinical Fellow) in Gynaecological Oncology at Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

This is a Senior House Officer (Junior Clinical Fellow) in Gynaecological Oncology Surgery with Mr Butler-Manuel, Mr Tailor, Ms Ellis and Mr Chatterjee, at the regional Cancer Centre in Guildford.

This is primarily a junior clinical post with some exposure to surgical procedures in theatres. The appointee will primarily be involved in the pre and post-operative medical care and assessment of patients, including fitness for surgery and liaison with other MDT members.

This post is aimed at a hospital doctor interested in pursuing a career in Gynaecological oncology however it is non-training Trust funded post.

About us

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than �45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Junior Clinical Fellow (SHO) is primarily responsible for all the ward-based work including the medical management of all Gynae-oncology surgical in-patients. A daily ward round of all patients is expected, together with at least one of the senior Clinical Fellows or Consultant. Any significant clinical events and other data must be entered into the Gynae-oncology database which is used to produce all correspondence, documentation and audit data within the department, together with organization of the weekly MDT meetings. The SHO will be responsible for ensuring that the patients scheduled for surgery are reviewed in the pre-operative assessment clinic without any problems that may delay surgery and appropriate investigations arranged in liaison with the anaesthetic team. The SHO is also responsible for booking the theatre lists after discussion with the Consultant/Senior Fellow and booking ICU beds etc. The SHO will be exposed to some regular operating theatre experience as well.

Please see attached Job Description for full details.

Person Specification



  • Understanding of data protection & confidentiality issues.


  • Experience in Gynaecological Oncology.



  • Full GMC registration.
  • MBS or equivalent.


  • MRCOG Part 1.
  • MRCS.
  • CCrlSp Course.

Skills and Capabilities and Personal Attributes


  • Confident standard of computer literacy (training will be provided).
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Administration and organisational skills.
  • Willing to engage with and learn from peers, other professionals and colleagues in the desire to provide or support the most appropriate interventions.
  • Effective organiser/prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to work independently.


  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to cope with uncertainty.
  • Professional calm and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrates a strong desire to improve performance and make a difference by focusing on goals.
  • Attention to detail and keen to learn.
  • Highly motivated with ability to influence and inspire others.
  • Cheerful disposition.

Values and Behaviours


  • Demonstrable commitment to and focus on quality, promotes high standards to consistently improve patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrable skill to work together to serve our community through delivering safe and excellent clinical care.
  • Value diversity and difference, operates with integrity and openness.
  • Treating others with compassion, empathy and respect.
  • Share information openly and effectively with patients, staff and relatives.
  • Works across boundaries, looks for collective success, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others.
  • Uses evidence to make improvements, increase efficiencies and seeks out innovation.
  • Actively develops themselves and others.

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