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Medical Education Teaching Fellow - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Depending on experience £45,000 per annum.
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Are you a doctor who is excited by the prospect of becoming involved with medical education? Do you have the ability to inspire and motivate medical students and junior doctors? Could you identify innovative opportunities to enhance medical education across Hywel Dda? If so, this may be the role for you.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified medical practitioner to join Hywel Dda University Health Board's progressive team of medical educators, in the role of Medical Education Teaching Fellow for Obstetrics & Gynaecology. This role is based in Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen but there will be an expectation for some teaching to be delivered to students in Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest via Microsoft Teams.

This full time role is being offered on a 12month fixed term basis and expectations of the role include supporting undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. This post is ideal for those who wish to pursue their career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology but have interest in medical education, with opportunities for the successful candidate to spend up to two sessions per week towards their specialty training.

There is no on-call built in to this role but there will be an opportunity to participate in the on-call out of hours on an ad hoc basis.

Please note : The salary for this post is �45,000 per annum. This post does not count towards incremental credit or pay progression

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the role will include:-

-Delivering ward and classroom based teaching for Medical and Physician Associate Students in accordance with relevant curricula and learning needs

- Running teaching clinics

- Providing clinical skills & simulation training opportunities

-Delivering ward and classroom based teaching and undertaking workplace based assessments for Junior Doctors

- Active involvement in quality improvement activities

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

-Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;

-Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;

-48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;

-Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

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Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration


  • Post graduate qualifications (e.g. MRCOG Part 1)



  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Experience in working in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Minimum 12 month experience of practising medicine in the UK

Medical Education


  • Proven interest in teaching undergraduate medical students and/or junior doctors
  • Displays an enthusiasm for teaching


  • Experience of UK Medical School Curricula & Training



  • Consistently behaves in accordance with the GMC's 'Good Medical Practice' Framework
  • Demonstrates awareness of responsibilities of being a role model for students learning in the clinical environment
  • Facilitates learning in an open, supportive and encouraging manner

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