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Enhance Fellowship Doctor

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced ACP or Junior Doctor to shape and develop work within a national pilot project on a 12-month fixed term contract for up to 4 days per week for ACPs or 2 days per week for Junior Doctors.

Enhance: Leadership and social medicine is a national project aiming to develop generalist skills for integrated healthcare teams to be able to deliver modern healthcare. We are looking for a fellow to develop system level working opportunities within Derbyshire for Enhance trainees to experience this level of working in addition to the usual organisational working available.

There are now trainees from different professional backgrounds learning together within Enhance in Derbyshire and benefiting from each other's experiences and different view-points and would like the successful fellow to work to enable and coordinate the available opportunities, capture the impact that these have and create resources which can then be shared across the Midlands. With the support of supervisors and colleagues, the fellow will be central to enabling piloting of learning opportunities and adapting these in response to feedback.

Main duties of the job

We would like the successful fellow to engage with system partners to scope potential opportunities for Enhance trainees to work within the Joined-up Care Derbyshire System and get involved with system level working.

It will be important to work with stakeholders across the system (including and importantly, those outside of healthcare) to develop innovative learning opportunities to broaden experience for those participating in Enhance in Derbyshire.

As a trailblazer site it will be important that we create resources and learning which can be shared with other areas within the midlands and beyond as they develop their own Enhance offer.

Evaluation is the other vital element to the fellowship as we need to explore ways to capture the impact upon participants in the programme and the wider Integrated Care Board area.

About us

Derbyshire Community Health Services is driven by our strategic objectives and organisational values and we look for people who are strongly aligned with them.

Fellowship is open to applicants from both medical and non-medical applicants (please see details within person specification for details of levels of qualification in detail) 0.4WTE is offered for junior doctors with at least 12-months experience within the NHS and having completed Foundation Programme training (or equivalent). Up to 0.8 WTE is offered for applicants from Nursing or Allied Health Professional background at band 8a Agenda for Change banding - job share/part-time working applications welcomed and secondment from existing roles is possible (subject to line manager support and approval)

Project dates 1st August 2023- 31st July 2024.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key result areas include:
  • Lead the development of learning opportunities within Derbyshire for professionals from different backgrounds to learn within the Enhance programme learning outcomes in different parts of the Derbyshire Integrated Care System.
  • Responsibility for creation of learning resources which can be shared across the Midlands region and wider as the Enhance programme expands across the region. Taking into consideration transferability whilst creating and the variety of environments in which Enhance is taking place.
  • Engage with key system stakeholders to ensure that active participation in the opportunities is achieved and input into their development is received from a variety of professional backgrounds.
  • Work collaboratively to identify and overcome difficulties with engagement in the process
  • Critically appraise project outputs to ensure that they align with the national priorities and frameworks from the national team within NHS England for the wider Enhance programme, adapting the offer as necessary.
  • Actively seek and analyse feedback from learners and key stakeholders and adapt the offer in light of feedback received to maximise the potential future successful outcomes from the project.
  • Ensure that the educational and support provision is based upon current research and best practice.
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources to ensure maximal performance within the role alongside personal wellbeing.
  • Actively collaborate with system partners and trainees to ensure that the offer meets their needs

Actively network and participate in educational events locally, regionally and nationally to ensure communication of good practice where appropriate.

Person Specification

Education & Training


  • Qualified Doctor - registered with GMC with license to practice for medical applicants


  • Teaching or mentorship qualification

Experience & Knowledge


  • At least 12 months post-qualification as a Junior Doctor
  • Experience of mentoring, supervising and teaching
  • Involvement in service improvement and implementation of best practice
  • Data analysis

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT



Ilkeston Community Hospital



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