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Junior Clinical Fellow - Emergency Department

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,257 to £58,398 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts prior to the advertised closing date, once we have received sufficient applications.

We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated foundation Year 3+ junior doctors with an interest in Emergency Medicine who are looking for an exciting learning opportunity to join the team and the Trust.

Main duties of the job

The post is a Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine with a special interest in ultrasound or medical education. These are 12 month full time posts, but consideration will be given to candidates unable to undertake whole time duties for personal or health reasons.

The posts comprise 75% clinical work in the ED and 25% time focused on a specialist interest in either medical education, ultrasound, simulation, trauma, paediatric emergency medicine or other specialist interest of your choice .

The full shift rota is planned on a team basis to ensure even cover across the length of the rota period. These will include early, late and night shifts and 1:3 weekends.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as \competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role on offer at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Professional Qualifications


  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council


  • MCEM or Higher qualification in a related specialty (e.g. MRCP)

Clinical Skills & Experience


  • A minimum of 4-years clinical experience in Emergency Medicine and related specialties


  • Experience in clinical skills complementary to emergency medicine



  • Proven experience of clinical audit


  • Proven use of audit as tool to manage a change in clinical practice

Other Skills


  • Provider status on 1 of the following courses: ATLS, ALS & APLS - Provider Status


  • Instructor status on one or more of ATLS, APLS and ALS courses
  • Instructor status on the generic instructor's course



  • Able to demonstrate ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

Communication Skills


  • The ability to communicate and liaise effectively, both verbally and in writing, with patients and colleagues



  • Formal training or qualification in medical education

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