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Junior Clinical Fellow - Medicine

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£33,790 to £44,705 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Applications are invited from doctors who will have completed Foundation Training or Internal Medicine Training by August 2023 to fill a Junior Clinical Fellow vacancy in a medical specialty or rotating between specialties.

Main duties of the job

The Junior Clinical Fellow postholders are needed to provide ward cover on wards either in Arrowe Park Hospital or Clatterbridge Hospital. Some of the fellows will work on the new innovative Frailty Virtual ward supporting patients in their own homes.

Some but not all of the postholders will be rostered to participate in the acute medical take rota at Arrowe Park Hospital.

There are plenty of opportunities for doctors looking for purely 9 to 5 work Monday to Friday.

It is essential that all post holders are ALS trained and able to deal with medical emergencies. Postholders should have a strong medical background and must have at least completed a 2 year foundation training programme. Applications are also welcome from candidates who have completed Internal Medicine Training.

The Junior Clinical Fellow postholders are paid according to the salary associated with the work schedule for the duties of the post that they fill.

These posts will all start with a trust induction which includes training on the Cerner IT system.

The posts are initially for 12 months but can be extended.

All post holders are provided with a trust e portfolio which supports collection of supporting information for annual appraisal / revalidation activity which is based on a trust ARCP process for all trust employed doctors each summer.

All post holders will receive a study leave allowance for time and expenses to attend relevant courses and conferences.

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

For full details of the job description and person specification, please see the attached documentation.

Applications for these posts are to be made via TRAC.

Please use the application form to highlight your previous teaching experience and what you seek to achieve in this post.

Virtual interviews will be undertaken via TEAMS in late May / early June

Person Specification

Professional Qualifications


  • Full registration with the General Medical Council


  • Completion of part or all of MRCP or an alternative post graduate examination

Professional Qualifications


  • Completion of Foundation Training in the UK


  • Post foundation experience in Medicine or Critical Care

Quality Improvement


  • Proven experience of Quality Improvement

Life Support


  • ALS Provider


  • ALS Instructor status on the generic instructor's course

Team Work


  • Able to demonstrate ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.



  • Experience of teaching


  • Formal training or qualification in medical education

IT skills


  • Skilled in the use of Office and other IT packages


  • Previous experience of developing bespoke IT solutions to enhance patient care



  • The ability to communicate and liaise effectively, both verbally and in writing, with patients and colleagues.

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