Clinical Teaching Fellow

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 to £51,017 a year Standard salary for Clinical Teaching Fellow with Med Ed
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Teaching Fellow. This post is designed to support the delivery of the UCLan MBBS undergraduate programme within the Medical Education Department of NCIC.

The teaching component of the post will involve predominantly small group and bedside teaching as well as providing clinical and educational supervision to undergraduates. The post holder may also be involved in additional activities such as OSCE, workplace-based and coursework assessments. Time will also be allocated for administration and preparation associated with educational activity.

Whilst the post is not principally designed to provide clinical service it is anticipated that the appointee will wish to continue to practise clinically whilst in post and at least one day a week of clinical activity would be expected to be undertaken in order to maintain skills and support continued professional development'.

There is no on call responsibility.

For an informal discussion regarding the post or an informal visit, please contact:

Dr Jacek Majewski ( or Claire O'Neill (Medical Education Manager, Claire.O'

Additional information can be found on the Trust's website at

Main duties of the job

The post holder will also be offered the opportunity to study for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (or an appropriate equivalent qualification) with UCLan.

This post is offered as a full-time position, however, applications will be considered from candidates who for personal reasons wish to work less than full-time.

The post will be based at West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. Some work at Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle may also be required.

Full registration with the GMC with postgraduate clinical experience are minimum requirements for this post. Completion of UK foundation training and experience working within the NHS would be an advantage.

Enthusiasm for and commitment to teaching is required for this post and, whilst not essential, previous teaching experience would be an advantage.

Good communication skills, presentation skills and clinical skills, together with an excellent bedside manner, are also essential requirements.

The timetable will necessarily remain flexible as the teaching commitment varies throughout the academic year.

The clinical component of the role will be carried out in a department which offers clinical experience to support the appointee's career development. It is not envisaged that the post would include participation in the out of hours on call rota. Additional paid clinical sessions may be available, to be negotiated with the relevant clinical director.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email:

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The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: �18 + Administration cost of �3.85 = �21.85. Deducted at �6.85 from 1st month salary and �5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: �38 + administration cost of �3.90 = �41.90. Deducted at �11.90 from 1st month salary and �10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

32 days holiday scheme

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Person Specification



  • minimum of 2 years post grad experience


  • Previous experience in the NHS



  • Degree in Medicine
  • Full registration with GMC


  • UK Foundation Programme



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Evidence of good clinical skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to organise work load efficiently
  • Ability to be self directed
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ability to have a problem solving approach

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