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Clinical Teaching Fellow

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year incl. HCA £2,162
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Teaching Fellow. The role isaimed at post-foundation year doctors looking for a MedicalEducation role and is suitable to those prior to starting a specialisttraining programme but is equally suitable for those looking for outof-programme experience (OOPE).

This post is full-time and 100% educational. There are no clinicalactivities or on-call commitments. Responsibilities are shared evenly between fellows, but each fellow will have a lead role in either Simulation, Ward Based Teaching or Final Year Revision Course and the PFA 'apprenticeship' placements.

Responsible for delivering the undergraduate teaching programmewhich is set out by Imperial College London for student placementsbased at Hillingdon Hospital.

Support medical students in gaining the skills, knowledge andattitude to attain and maintain their competence in clinical skills &clinical examinations in order to achieve high standards in clinicalpractice and patient care.

Jointly responsible, with the simulation team, for the developmentand delivery of the simulation programme designed to improvepatient safety. This can include post-graduate simulation tofoundation doctors.

Main duties of the job

To deliver teaching on clinical skills, simulation and clinicalexaminations to medical students of all year groups, but with a focuson Year 3.

Keep teaching resources up to date on a regular basis.To constantly review the progress of the students and provideconstructive feedback to achieve and maintain high standards. To provide pastoral support and appropriate escalation to the SEF or DCS.

Be a role model to medical students in gaining the skills, knowledgeand attitude to support high quality clinical practice.

Manage & maintain the Clinical Skills Laboratory on a daily basis andprepare the clinical skills laboratory in advance of each teachingsession.

To ensure safe and competent practice in the use of equipment & it'smaintenance within the Clinical Skills Laboratory.

To encourage and support Junior Doctors in the trust to get involvedwith teaching students e.g. bedside teaching.

To develop as an educator by participating in the MERU course run by Imperial College London. This can lead to accreditation by the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME).

An involvement with research/quality improvement projects with aview to submitting abstracts to educational conferences such as ASME and AoME.

Attend meetings concerned with the clinical skills training andeducation programme both internal and external.

Other tasks relevant to the facility deemed necessary by theDirectory of Clinical Studies

About us

Located five miles from Heathrow Airport, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative, forward thinking district general hospital which has undergraduate educational links with Imperial College School of Medicine.

Successful candidates will have honorary contracts with Imperial College School of Medicine with the title \Honorary Lecturer subject to an application process supported by The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • MBBS Degree Full registration with GMC
  • Experience at SHO grade in acute NHS Trust.
  • Previous experience in teaching & evidence of effective teaching skills.
  • Interpersonal & communication skills including diplomacy, assertiveness, persuasive, influencing and negotiating.


  • Teaching Qualification (Such as PG Cert, Pg Dip or Masters)
  • Experience of involvement in training programmes or simulation.

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