Medical Education Teaching Fellow - Medicine

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Depending on experience £45,000 per annum.
Closing date
4 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 ideal 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.

This full time teaching fellow role is being offered on a 12month fixed term basis and expectations of the role include supporting undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across all medical specialties, in addition to providing generic teaching sessions for all medical students.

Despite there being no specific clinical service requirement associated with the role, the Health Board will offer clinical sessions to the teaching fellow in a supernumerary capacity, to allow the successful candidate opportunities to keep up to date. On-call sessions will also be optional where there are rota gaps.

Hywel Dda University Health Board will financially support the successful candidate to obtain a formal qualification in medical education (PGCert or PGDip).

Please note: Starting salary is �45,000 per annum. There is no salary scale associated with this role, it will 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

-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 be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Medical Degree
  • Full GMC registration


  • Post graduate qualifications (e.g. MRCS or MRCP)



  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Experience in working in medical or surgical specialties
  • 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



  • 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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