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Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Otolaryngology

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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The Department has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Clinical Fellow to join the Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) Department at Birmingham Children's Hospital, a leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation. The role is for a fixed term 12-month post and ideal for those who have completed higher surgical training and wish to develop a special interest in Paediatric ENT Surgery.

The post holder will be expected to have a strong interest in Paediatric ENT Surgery and be at CCT level or equivalent. The post holder will be performing general paediatric ENT surgery while developing a subspecialist expertise under the direction of the nominated clinical consultant supervisors. The job plan will be as shown below in section 4, but BWC would expect the successful candidate to be flexible with their working commitments to a total of 10 programmed activities per week (plus on-call commitments).

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the multi-disciplinary teaching and research programme for ENT surgery at BWC.

The post-holder would also be required to carry out audit and when appropriate, take a guiding role for the junior registrars in the audit activities of the department at BWC.

The appointee will participate in a daytime on-call rota for ENT surgery emergencies and will be required to cover out of hours duties on one fixed night per week for the Children's Hospital only.

Main duties of the job

  • Management of patient care under the direction of the Consultants in the specialty.
  • Works together with patients, families and professionals to facilitate decision-making.
  • Provide high quality care for patients, including accurate documentation
  • Attendance & participation at clinics, theatre sessions, ward rounds and clinical meetings as required.
  • Seeking advice or assistance from senior colleagues as required according to level of skills, and knowledge.
  • Undertaking procedures which will be directly or indirectly supervised.
  • Contributing to effective communication within the clinical teams
  • Part of a 1 in 6 rota non-resident
  • Adherence to the clinical protocols of the specialty/hospital and to support developments/practices and new ways of working for the efficient and effective delivery of patient care.
  • Participation in clinical audit
  • Participation in teaching / training
  • Maintain training requirements including mandatory & statutory training
  • Participate in service developments

  • About us

    Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

    Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

    Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

    Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

    Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The Job Description & Person Specification details information about the role and the ENT Department.

    Person Specification



    • FRCS (ORL-HNS) or equivalent
    • Holds full registration with the GMC
    • Eligibility to work in the UK


    • Higher degree

    Training & Experience


    • Five years as a Type 1 (NTN/ VTN) Specialist Registrar in ENT OR equivalent.
    • Evidence of a commitment to a special interest in Paediatric ENT


    • Previous experience in a paediatric ENT unit

    Professional Interests


    • Commitment to audit, research and continuous medical education


    • Peer reviewed publications/audit



    • Clear and fluent in spoken and written English.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


    Birmingham Children's Hospital

    Steelhouse Lane


    B4 6NH

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