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Junior Clinical Fellow in Medical Education

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£35,408 to £46,844 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary


The Clinical Education Fellowships offer an exciting opportunity to work and develop within the Faculty of Medical Education in Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB across our three acute units, Princess of Wales Hospital, Royal Glamorgan Hospital and Prince Charles Hospital. Successful candidates will join a motivated, enthusiastic faculty in the delivery of undergraduate education for students primarily from Cardiff University Medical School. The posts are for one year from 3rdAugust 2023 and would suit CTs/STs wishing to develop as clinical teachers. These posts are primarily for educational development however, successful candidates have the opportunity to gain clinical experience within a chosen specialty for one day of the week (subject to specialty availability). Our educational fellows are required to undertake study for the PGCE/Diploma in Medical Education at Cardiff University and are encouraged to develop research projects during their tenure.

As an integral part of the undergraduate medical education team the post holders will take significant responsibility for organizing and delivering teaching to medical students from year 1 to year 5, essentially on Tuesday and Thursdays for year 1 & 2 students as required by the C21 curriculum.

We currently have 6 positions for this post:

2 x Princess of Wales Hospital Bridgend

2 x Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant

2 x Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr

Main duties of the job

Management-The posts will be integral in the management of undergraduate education within the UHB and will be involved with planning undergraduate training and allocation of resources.

Clinical/Professional- The successful applicants will have the opportunity to maintain or develop clinical experience in the specialty of their choice (subject to local availability).

Service Delivery-Clinical experience is supported in any available specialty supernumerary to service delivery.

Leadership-Fellows will be expected to develop, support and lead a junior faculty to support the delivery of undergraduate teaching.

Communication-Fellows are required to work closely with Undergraduate Lead and Honorary Senior Lecturers and participate in meetings with the University for planning and implementation of the C21 curriculum. In addition, they will be required to build and maintain relationships with medical education staff, as well as working with the other Clinical Fellows across the UHB.

Education and training/Staff Management-Fellows will coordinate and lead a team of junior doctors in delivering certain components of the undergraduate curriculum..

Finance- Funded by SIFT money, designated to support undergraduate education and training, successful applicants will be funded in their study for PGCE/Diploma.

Research & Development-Fellows will be expected to develop and undertake a research project during their tenure.

English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:? We listen, learn and improve? We treat everyone with respect? We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • Full GMC/GDC Registration
  • 2 years full-time postgraduate training (or part-time equivalent), Or as fixed-term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty OR equivalent experience / competencies
  • Further relevant degree/diploma/teaching qualification or commitment to undertake one



  • Evidence of working effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Up to date with current practices in medical education
  • Understanding of C21 undergraduate curriculum
  • Teaching and training of post/undergraduate medical staff
  • Evidence of participation in, progressing and completing audit
  • Experience of or commitment to undertake research in medical education
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS/experience of NHS working practices and systems.



  • Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance
  • Ability to take independent clinical decisions when necessary and to seek advice from senior doctors as appropriate
  • Ability to manage own time and work load
  • Able to work as a member of a team or on own
  • Good verbal and written communication skill
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to communicate sensitively with patients, relatives and staff

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