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Clinical Teaching Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ST3-5)

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

There is a vacancy for four Clinical Teaching Fellows. The posts are primarily work-based within the QEQMH, Margate and WHH, Ashford, but the post holder will be required to travel to other sites of the Trust as required.

Main duties of the job

The candidate would be expected to work at ST3+ level. The job plan will contain 10 PAs per week including 5 education and 5 clinical sessions. This can include sessions in general gynaecology and antenatal clinics, theatre sessions, maternity triage as well as delivery suite, early pregnancy and gynaecology assessment unit, colposcopy and rapid access. The following is a provisional time table. Depending on the successful candidates training needs and existing skill set there will be the opportunity to complete other Advanced Training Skills Modules subject to negotiation and the candidates existing skill set. Examples would be Advanced labour ward practice, Advanced antenatal practice, Maternal medicine, early pregnancy and acute gynaecology. We expect candidates to be enthusiastic well motivated and good communicators.

About us

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust became a University Hospital in 2009 and is made up of three hospital sites based in Ashford, Canterbury and Margate that take undergraduates from St George's Medical School, King's College School Medical School and St George's International School of Medicine. Kent's new medical school, the Kent and Medway Medical School, will open its doors in 2020 and we will be taking students from there in 2023. There is a dedicated Education Centre on each hospital site that plays a significant role in medical student and training doctors' education and training.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For detailed job description and main responsibilities please see attached 'Job Description and Person Specification' located in supporting documents.

The Trust is committed to supporting flexible working to fulfil our pledge as part of The Trusts People Strategy to help staff to achieve a healthy work/life balance. Please speak with your Recruiting Manager for further information and opportunities.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Full GMC Registration with license to practice MBBS or equivalent


  • Higher medical degree or qualification
  • Post graduate education qualification
  • Courses in teaching and training

Skills and Experience


  • 4 years post registration Obstetrics & Gynaecology -completion of ST3 competencies by appointment
  • Teaching of a multi-professional audience


  • Shows aptitude for practical skills e.g. manual dexterity
  • Held a previous teaching post or designated teaching role

Clinical Governance


  • Work place-based assessments and OSATS showing competency for knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgement to problems
  • Capacity for excellent clinical & diagnostic skills & judgment.
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritise clinical need & to look at the social context of medical problems.


  • Evidence of working at a more senior level in supporting junior registrars
  • Undertaken training or CPD related to teaching
  • Higher qualification in medical education

Personal/ Professional attributes


  • Employed in the UK in the last 2 years.
  • Computer/IT literate


  • Evidence of relevant academic research & achievements
  • Publication or presentation to a national or international audience

Other Requirements


  • All applicants to have demonstrated skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues

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