Clinical Fellow in Cardiology

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,257 to £58,398 a year per annum
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Job summary

You will be working alongside our Speciality Trainees and other middle grade doctors. You will be afforded similar training opportunities as our other middle grade doctors and this can be tailored to your requirements and prior experience. There is ample opportunity to develop skills in general cardiology, including diagnostic angiography, permanent pacemaker implantation and echocardiography. As a university teaching hospital there is also the potential to become involved in research projects. Consequently this post will be ideal for those wishing to progress to speciality training in the future or perhaps for more experienced doctors who wish to developing their training with a view to gain a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration to allow entry onto the Specialist Register. There is no on call commitment for this post.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job will include support to Consultant led ward rounds, Cardiology inreach support to other areas within the Trust and the undertaking of outpatient clinics. There will be opportunity for 2 training sessions per week.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as \competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Clinical Fellow position available at WUTH.

Person Specification



  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Valid Advanced Life Support Certificate


  • Additional Degree (BSc/MD)



  • Good background in general medicine at CMT level
  • Cardiology experience at CMT level
  • Basic IT skills


  • Cardiology experience beyond CMT level
  • Some experience of invasive cardiology (diagnostic, angiography, temporary pacing)
  • Some experience in echocardiography



  • Interest in undertaking audit/research


  • Published abstracts/presentations or peer reviewed publications

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Good communication skills

Teaching Experience


  • Willingness to Teach


  • Evidence of teaching experience



  • Honesty, integrity, appreciation of ethical dilemmas. Treat members of staff with dignity and respect

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