Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiology

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£51,017 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Introduction to the Cardiology Department

The Cardiology department at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust aims to offer a high quality responsive service to both patients and General Practitioners for the diagnosis and treatment of suspected cardiovascular conditions. Our objective is to undertake locally all investigations and treatments that can reasonably be undertaken in the DGH environment whilst ensuring appropriate access to more specialised units. We keep under constant review the range of activities appropriate to the DGH and update our strategic plan using evidence based guidelines, based on the principle that if it can be done here it should be.

The consultant staffing of the department currently consists of eight substantive Cardiologists, supported by a team of Clinical Physiologists and specialist nursing staff.

Main duties of the job

The over-riding purpose is to support the provision of the highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provision with Consultant colleagues of a service to Sherwood Forest Hospitals, with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness, and the proper functioning of the department
  • Work with the current imaging Consultants to provide and develop non-invasive imaging services to patients at KMH and Newark hospital sites
  • Support junior staff for in patient wards
  • Provide on call cardiology on a rota basis
  • Provide and support out-patient and diagnostics department

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for a details description of the role and the main responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Full registration (and with a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • MRCP



  • Must have completed at least 4 years full time postgraduate training at least 1 of which must be in Medicine specialties


  • Current experience of working within the NHS



  • Understanding of Evidence Based Medicine
  • Able to appraise research
  • Understanding of the principles of medical audit and clinical governance
  • Completed at least one audit project related to General Medicine



  • Evidence of teaching medical students, nursing or paramedical staff
  • A demonstrable interest in teaching

Management & administrative experience


  • Understanding of the current structure of Health Services


  • Familiar with the recent initiatives and changes in NHS



  • Communication skills - to have language competency and communication skills necessary to do the job safely & competently
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other agencies
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and the requirements of Clinical Governance and Audit
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and cooperate with all staff
  • Professional attitude towards work
  • Prepared to work flexibly
  • Ability to organise and manage priorities


  • Self-motivated
  • Familiarity with IT and computer skills

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

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

NG17 4JL

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