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Surgical Education Simulation Fellow

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The Surgical Education Simulation Fellow is responsible for providing high quality, evidence based, high fidelity and part task Simulation Based Education with a focus on surgical specialities. They are to maintain clinical currency and a portfolio of practice appropriate to their specialist clinical area. They are responsible for functioning as a key member of the UHB simulation faculty and clinical education service, ensuring quality standards are maintained. This unique post offers an exciting opportunity for surgical trainees to develop their experience and skills as medical educators within simulation based education working closely with the Clinical Education and General Surgery Department. Relevant professional development will be completed as a part of this role.

Main duties of the job

Ability to work as an effective member of both clinical and educational teams, demonstrating excellent communication, organisational and team working skills. To support the UHB Simulation Team in the provision of core High Fidelity and part task Simulation Based Education including scheduling, scenario design, delivery and evaluation and learner support.

-Develop to become an effective, experienced and knowledgeable core member of the UHB Simulation faculty to offer surgical expertise to enable advice giving and steer for surgical speciality programmes.

- Act as a link between the UHB simulation team and clinical areas encouraging strong working relationships and acting as advocate and role model for the UHB simulation service.

-Represent and promote the UHB simulation service at both internal and external meetings and conferences and on designated social media.

-Work flexibly, under the guidance of the Clinical Service Lead for Clinical Skills and Simulation and the Deputy Head of Clinical Education to ensure service needs and core business is achieved alongside contributing to the trusts surgical training recovery agenda.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description or contact the hiring manager for a discussion about this post.

Person Specification



  • Full GMC
  • Medical Degree from a recognised University



  • A minimum of 2 years full time post graduate training (its equivalent gained on a part time basis) or equivalent experience and competencies.
  • Able to demonstrate basic clinical knowledge appropriate to level of responsibility.

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