Personalised Care Fellowship Doctor

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced ACP or Junior Doctor to shape and develop work within the Joined-Up Care Derbyshire System with a Personalised Care focus with a 12-month fixed term contract for up to 4 days per week for ACPs or 2 days per week for Junior Doctors.

Increasing amounts of evidence are illustrating the impact which Personalised Care can have for both patients and clinicians and there are a significant number of projects underway within Joined-Up Care Derbyshire to look to implement these principles within service design and transformation to maximise patient experience and outcomes.

We are excited to be able to offer up to 2 fellowships to work with projects identified within the Derbyshire System: working with University Hospitals Derby and Burton with their team on the vital and challenging transition from paediatric to adult services or working within Primary Care in Derby City developing their service to improve care offered to those with complex multi-morbidity. The range of projects gives flexibility for the successful candidate to follow their preference and which best meets their interest and skillset.

Main duties of the job

Initial steps will be to define and scope the project, identify the aims and current situation, engaging with key system partners to do this effectively.

Leadership and change management skills will be needed to develop and then adhere to timelines and deliver the personalised care focussed project.

As the project progresses it will be important to develop resources and learning as appropriate to support the change required for the project and also to develop outcome measures for success.

Evaluation is the vital element to the fellowship to ensure that feedback from all stakeholders (providers, services, health professionals and of course service users) in order to determine the impact of the project and further developments and learning which may be required.

About us

Derbyshire Community Health Services is driven by our strategic objectives and organisational values and we look for people who are strongly aligned with them.

Fellowship is open to applicants from both medical and non-medical applicants (please see details within person specification for details of levels of qualification in detail) 0.4WTE is offered for junior doctors with at least 12-months experience within the NHS and having completed Foundation Programme training (or equivalent). Up to 0.8 WTE is offered for applicants from Nursing or Allied Health Professional background at band 8a Agenda for Change banding - job share/part-time working applications welcomed and secondment from existing roles is possible (subject to line manager support and approval)

Project dates 1st August 2023- 31st July 2024.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will not be expected to provide direct patient care as part of this role. However, it is vital that their own clinical expertise is maintained in order to maintain capability, authority and credibility.

This role requires a substantial amount of autonomy and active participation in service and system development.

Key result areas include:
  • Through collaborative joint leadership, develop and deliver personalised care -centred project within the Derbyshire Integrated Care System.
  • Responsibility for creation of learning resources which can be shared across the area in order to support the project as needed and appropriate.
  • Engage with key system stakeholders to ensure that active participation in the development of the project is achieved and input into development is received from a variety of professional backgrounds and view points.
  • Work collaboratively to identify and overcome difficulties with engagement in the process
  • Critically appraise project outputs to ensure that they align with both local provider, ICB and national priorities adapting the offer as necessary.
  • Actively seek and analyse feedback from professionals, patients and key stakeholders and adapt the offer in light of feedback received to maximise the potential future successful outcomes from the project.
  • Ensure that the provision is based upon current research and best practice.
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources to ensure maximal performance within the role alongside personal wellbeing.
  • Actively collaborate with system partners, professional teams and patient representatives to ensure that the offer meets their needs

Actively network and participate in local, regional and national events as appropriate to ensure communication of good practice where appropriate.

Person Specification

Education & Training


  • Registered with GMC with license to practice for medical applicants
  • Junior Doctor - MBBS (or equivalent)


  • Teaching or mentorship qualification

Experience & Knowledge


  • At least 12 months post-qualification as a Junior Doctor
  • Experience of mentoring, supervising and teaching
  • Involvement in service improvement and implementation of best practice
  • Data analysis

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

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT



Ilkeston Community Hospital



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