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Junior Clinical Fellow Acute Medical Unit (AMU)

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Junior Clinical Fellow post available

This a full time Junior Clinical Fellow Post in response to Service need based in the Acute Medicine Unit. This post is a full shift rolling rota with nights and weekends included. This post is available for 12 months.

Team Acute Medicine is responsible for the acute assessment, investigation, diagnosis and management of the acutely unwell adult medical patient up to 72 hours

Main duties of the job

The primary role of the clinical fellow is to work alongside nursing and medical colleagues to clerk and manage the acute unselected admissions as part of a Same Day Emergency Care framework (formally known as Ambulatory Emergency Care) and the Acute Medical Unit (AMU). This position is open to all those with experience equivalent to completion of Foundation Competencies (including international applicants)

There is 24/7 ST3+ cover and consultant cover for a minimum of 12 hours (resident) 7 days a week, with an extra consultant covering the AEC Monday to Friday 0800 to 2000 and 0800 to 1700 Saturday/Sunday.

There are excellent opportunities for discussing the management of complex specialty patients the Acute Medicine Unit has rolling daily specialty ward rounds from the following specialties: nephrology, respiratory, cardiology, gastroenterology, older peoples' medicine, endocrine/diabetes, oncology, haematology and neurology.

About us

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has one of the busiest Acute Medical takes in the United Kingdom (numerically the 5th largest medical take in England). The Acute Medicine department assesses and treats approximately 25,000 patients every year. This takes place on the NNUH site in close co-operation with the Emergency Department, the Critical Care Complex, Coronary Care Unit, Medical Specialties and Primary Care. The ethos of Team Working is fundamental to the Department and the appointee must be an excellent innovator, leader and team player.

The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the busiest teaching trusts in England. We serve over 900,000 people across Norfolk, North Suffolk and surrounding areas for specialist services. In 2016/17 our 7,500 members of staff delivered 816,000 outpatient appointments, 90,000 day cases and 90,000 inpatient admissions from our two hospitals.
  • The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is located on the Norwich Research Park and serves the population of Norfolk and Norfolk Suffolk and further afield for specialist services. It opened in 2001 and is a 1,200 bed teaching hospital with state-of-the-art facilities. We provide a wide range of secondary and tertiary services, including Accident and Emergency.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached job description for full and detailed description of this post and of our hospital in Norfolk

Person Specification



  • Eligible for full GMC registration with License to Practice at the time of appointment
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification



  • Completion of Foundation Training (or equivalent)


  • Experience of Audit or Quality Improvement



  • Ability to communicate effectively with all colleagues
  • An understanding of the current NHS environment, particularly in relation to reforms, initiatives and issues
  • Ability to work under pressure

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

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital



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