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Clinical Research Fellow in Peri-Operative Medicine

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£37,737 to £59,336 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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The successful post holder will be expected to actively participate in developing research, teaching and audit programmes and taking an active part in the clinical governance requirements of the Department. The post holder will also be required to participate in an out-of-hours 1:7 on-call rota.

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Clinical Research Fellow in Perioperative Medicine

Applications are invited from anaesthesia staff-in-training (CT3+) or CCT holders in Anaesthetics for a full-time Clinical Fellow post in Perioperative Medicine.

The post will commence as soon as possible and will be for one year in the first instance.

Excellent staff benefits including onsite day nursery and holiday play scheme, onsite staff club including indoor heated swimming pool, fully equipped gym, and badminton and squash courts.

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board is situated in a vibrant easily accessible part of Wales which combines the best of City life, coast and countryside all within easy reach. The attractive Welsh coastline and Brecon Beacons National Park are also a convenient day trip away.

A Disclosure Check will be required of the successful candidates.

Further information is available from Dr Naomi Goodwin, Clinical Director


In view of Border Immigration Agency regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status including expiry dates.

Application Forms will not be accepted after the final closing date.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Current GMC Certificate
  • Training in Radiation Protection or agreement to attend next available course (state higher qualifications if applicable)


  • Intercalated Degree
  • MSc or PHD
  • Academic Excellence (prizes, merits, distinctions)

Previous Experience


  • Primary FRCA and holder of intermediate level training certificate by appointment
  • At least 2 years of anaesthetic practice
  • Minimum of 12 months experience of working within Anaesthesia in the NHS

Skills, knowledge and Abilities


  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues
  • Up to date with current medical practices


  • Teaching qualification
  • Proven and consistent evidence of interest in teaching
  • Experience in Simulation education

Attidude, Aptitude and Personal Characteristics


  • Motivated and efficient
  • Able to relate to patients, staff and medical colleagues
  • Flexible, caring and hardworking
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Special Interests


  • Interest in human factors

Other Requirements


  • Resident when on-call
  • Satisfactory immigration status for length of contract
  • Satisfactory health clearance
  • Satisfactory police clearance

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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