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Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,940 to £56,510 a year pa
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are delighted to offer this opportunity to join our team of paediatric emergency physicians at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales (UHW). These posts are aimed at middle grade doctors in Emergency Medicine or paediatrics with an interest in Paediatric Emergency Medicine.

The post is available from 2nd August 2023 for 12 months.

Appointees can have up to 30% of their time devoted to one or more of the above activities which will be facilitated through links with the EMAC at Cardiff University with use of an office based in the university

Appointees will have 70% of their time allocated to clinical duties in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. They will participate in the out-of-hours rota, which attracts a banding supplement of 1A. Applicants wishing to work less than full time are welcomed.

Main duties of the job

You will provide a service in the speciality to the hospitals so designated, with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of accidents and acute emergencies.

You will have responsibility for the care of patients in your charge and for the proper functioning of the department in line with the Department's Operational Policy.

You will be responsible for the professional supervision and management of junior medical staff.

You will be responsible for undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of patients and the administration of the department in the UHB.

Excellent opportunities are available to pursue research, both those currently being undertaken in the Department and those of interest to the individual.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is \Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Life Support provider status on ALS, APLS or ATLS/ETC
  • Paediatric Life Support provider status on PILS, APLS or EPLS


  • MCEM
  • Intercalated Degree
  • Academic Excellence
  • Instructor status in Life support Courses



  • 12 months experience of working in Paediatric Emergency Medicine or Emergency Medicine in the UK as a middle grade (i.e. able to lead a department at night with remote supervision).
  • 4 years of post graduate experience in specialities relevant to emergency medicine


  • Some experience in paediatrics, intensive care, anaesthesia, acute medicine.



  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical and legal topics with patients and colleagues
  • Special interest or previous experience in medicolegal medicine.
  • Evidence of recent quality improvement projects or audit.


  • Evidence of Teaching experience

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