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Post CCT Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Otolaryngology

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£63,152 a year Pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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The post is an appointment for a 12-month appointment commencing in August 2025, for a post CCT or international equivalent as a Senior Paediatric ENT Clinical Fellow at Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust. This post is recognised and accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the post holder will receive a certificate recognising this on successful completion of the post.

Main duties of the job

The Fellow will be expected to lead the junior team overseeing clinical management of inpatients. These include not only the Emergency and elective patients but also a weekly Tracheostomy patient round throughout the hospital.

The post-holder will need to arrange the weekly teaching sessions within the department.

There are timetabled weekly activities including outpatients (3 sessions) and theatres (5 sessions). There are specialist clinics including craniofacial clinic, allergy clinic, Breathlessness and complex airway clinic. The ENT fellow post is EWTD complaint and a Band 2B supplement. The on call is 1 in 7 covering Alder Hey and The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen NHS Trust (Adult hospital) as a second on call.

The hospital is striving to become paperless. Computing skill fluency is essential.

The postholder would be expected to be compliant with work-based assessments. At the end of the placement, the Royal college of surgeons of England would be notified of the successful completion of the fellowship for award of the certificate. A summary of the candidate's experience will be placed on the digital platform of the college.

About us

As one of Europe's biggest and busiest children's hospitals, at Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, we treat everything from common illnesses to highly complex and specialist conditions.In addition to our main hospital site, we offer paediatric services at a number of community sites and hold local clinics across Merseyside, Cumbria, Shropshire, Wales and the Isle of Man. We also provide specialist inpatient care for children with complex mental health needs in our recently relocated and newly opened state of the art facility.

Alder Hey has a thriving research portfolio and leads research into children's medicines, infection, inflammation and oncology. We are becoming recognised as one of the world's leaders in children's healthcare and research. We contribute to public health, lead cutting-edge research and teach the next generation of children's specialists. Alongside this is ourInnovation Hub, a dedicated space where clinicians and industries can come together to create new products and technologies.

We know that a children's hospital is different and that our job is more than just treating an illness. To us, every child is an individual. As well as giving them the very best care, we set out to make them feel happy, safe and confident as they play, learn and grow. At Alder Hey we are here to look after a child and their family and that includes mums, dads, brothers and sisters.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Candidates should have the FRCS (ORL-HNS) or equivalent and preferably be within one year of obtaining their CCT. Overseas candidates may apply but will:
  • need to be registered with the General Medical Council of UK. Local sponsorship for the period of placement can be arranged through the Royal College of Surgeons by Alder Hey Hospital for the successful candidate.
  • to be supported by their local teaching institutions
  • subject to HR clearance of the hospital

  • Person Specification



    • Full GMC registration
    • FRCS (ORL-HNS) or equivalent
    • Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS) or equivalent

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust


    Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

    East Prescott Road


    L14 5AB

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