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Teaching Fellow in Critical Care

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Harrow Middlesex
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Teaching Fellow in Critical Care/ Anaesthesia and

Medical EducationCT3 to post CCT

An opportunity has arisen to appoint an individual to this exciting post, in collaboration with Imperial College Medical School, and the Critical Care Directorate of London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

This is a full time post commencing August 2023 for an initial period of one year (extendable by mutual agreement). The post is appointable at CT3 level or above. The post is also suitable for a senior trainee (ST5+), who wishes to develop a medical education CV in preparation for a consultant post, especially for candidates applying for an OOPE within a training programme. The post holder will be encouraged to gain formal certification in Medical Education(e.g. PGCert, PGDip or MEd).

A positive approach to flexible working, problem solving and a passion for teaching would be advantageous.

To obtain further information please log onto for detailed job description and download the relevant documents or contact:

Anup Jethwa (Undergraduate Co-ordinator) at Northwick Park

Dr Chima Oti (Consultant)

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work closely with and receive guidance from the Undergraduate Education Manager, Mrs Anup Jethwa (NPH). Drs Husain and McNaughton will retain responsibility for the delivery and standards of the Critical Care and Anaesthesia teaching respectively.
  • Within the first week of appointment the post holder will be expected to meet with the key stakeholders and construct a teaching plan for the forthcoming academic term. The balance between critical care, anaesthesia, postgraduate simulation/teaching, and other commitments will depend upon student numbers on site.

Duration of post
  • The post will be offered on a fixed term basis for 12 months, extendable by mutual agreement in the interests of the post holder and department needs. Regular review of progress and teaching development will take place with the DCS/Deputy DCS and Dr Husain.

Post Graduate Degree/Education

The successful applicant will be given time and encouraged to study for a higher education degree e.g. certificate in medical education.

Office Space

The teaching fellows share an office and have access to administrative secretarial help via the campus Undergraduate office.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Expectations of the Post Holder The post holder will be encouraged to pursue formal education qualifications depending on experience eg, a PG Certificate, Diploma, or Masters in medical education. To become proficient in delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, including simulation teaching for Foundation Doctors and SAS doctors. It might be possible, depending on teaching commitment and upon agreement with the Educational Supervisor, to gain experience in an aspect of critical care or anaesthesia. Such experience may include head and neck anaesthesia, obstetrics or vascular. Critical care interestsinclude advanced respiratory support and medical management. Medical management exposure would be reserved for those in ST7 (or equivalent). The post holder may, depending on experience, be able to gain experience and skills in examination and assessment in OSCE style examination for medical students.

Person Specification



  • CT3 or Above
  • Primary FRCA or Equivalent


  • Final FRCA
  • TPD permission for OOPE



  • Interest in medical education and curriculum delivery


  • Sub-Speciality interests

Teaching and Audit


  • Previous undergraduate teaching/examination experience


  • Track record of medical education and involvement in educational activities & Simulator training

Personal Skills


  • Enjoy teaching


  • Administrative experience (e.g Rotas)

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