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Senior Clinical Fellow - ENT

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Job summary

The successful candidate for this middle grade (registrar / specialty trainee level) post will work as part of the ENT team at Salford Royal Hospital. Our ENT department is a tertiary unit offering general ENT in addition to: voice and airway, specialist rhinology, specialist otology and anterior and lateral skull base.

The post would provide an excellent opportunity for a potential ENT trainee looking to increase their exposure in ENT, or for a more senior trainee wishing to consolidate their experience.

The post here will give plenty of opportunity to improve both clinical and surgical skills whilst working alongside the ENT senior team. The post holder will lead the undergraduate ENT teaching and support the supervision of medical students. Taking part in the on call rota for the 6 month post holder is not mandatory, but the opportunity would be available and can be discussed on appointment.

The department is dedicated to supporting doctors to build their experience and portfolio and move on to specialty training or towards CESR.

Main duties of the job

1) Participate with the daily care of all ENT in-patients including ward rounds, reviewing inpatient referrals and ongoing review of inpatients.

2) Clinical supervision of foundation and core trainees on the team.

3) Outpatient clinics including new patient clinics, follow-up clinics, head and neck clinics, airways clinics amongst others.

4) Operating theatre - there is a significant operative commitment to the post. In addition to general ENT lists, the successful appointee may also be involved in complex major cases.

5) Clinical sessions would be scheduled on a job plan, ensuring ample opportunity for both operative and clinical training. This would be agreed once appointed and can be modified to accommodate specific training and educational requirements of the successful applicant.

About us

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country.Salford is the place, which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Salford Care Organisation is responsible for delivering a range of acute, community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification

Legal Requirement


  • Registration with General Medical Council

Professional Qualifications


  • M.B.Ch.B or equivalent/MRCS


  • Other postgraduate qualification

Training & Clinical Experience


  • >=1year ENT experience (whole or part time) at core trainee or registrar level



  • Evidence of peer reviewed publications or presentations



  • Evidence with teaching undergraduates and postgraduates

IT skills


  • Computer literate


  • Attendance at IT course

Management Skills


  • Understanding the responsibilities of team working and effective management of patients in the clinical setting

Personal Skills


  • Ability to work harmoniously with medical and non-medical colleagues as part of a specialised team.


  • Participation in an appraisal or appraisal course



  • Satisfactory medical examination from the Trust's occupational health physician

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