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Clinical Fellow in A&E Middle Grade

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
Depending on experience £37,068 - £57,570 Dependant on experience
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Applications are invited for the post of Middle Grade in Emergency medicine, based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH). This is a fixed term posts for one year, with the option of extension following appraisal and supervisor review.

The successful applicant will join a team of dynamic and hardworking consultants who strive to make the departments the best they can be and provide exceptional patient care. The consultant body consists of a cohesive group which offer a wide range of specialist interests, including Royal college and Training Programme Directors, Trauma leads, Pre-Hospital care and affiliated Medical School and Teaching roles.

RSCH is located on the South Coast in the vibrant town of Brighton, which provides a wide range of facilities and caters for all lifestyles and interests. There is an exceptional public transport service, and regular trains to and from London. The innovate rostering system will allow the successful applicant to achieve a good work-life balance and time to explore all the town has to offer.

There will also be opportunity for you to peruse your chosen interests with a wide range of non-DCC services provided by the consultant team. These range from Medical School teaching, Pre-Hospital care and Major Trauma. Involvement in these will be encouraged.

Main duties of the job

It is expected that the successful applicant(s) undertake full clinical duties on the Middle Grade Rota.
  • Responsible for all clinical aspects of Emergency work with 24/7 Consultant presence in the RSCH for advice
  • Responsible for all clinical and managerial aspects of Emergency work overnight in the PRH with the Consultant on-call from home within 20 minutes from the hospital site
  • 1-in-3 weekend frequency as a maximum
  • 1-in-5 night frequency as a maximum
  • Active participation in Teaching and supervising SHO Grade doctors.
  • Attendance in weekly 3 hour teaching sessions

About us

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

See Attached Job Description.

Person Specification



  • Appropriate level of clinical knowledge / up to date
  • Knowledge and use of evidence based practice


  • IT skills
  • Breadth of experience in and outside specialty

Organisation and Planning


  • Able to organise oneself and prioritise clinical need
  • Experience and ability to work in multi-professional teams
  • Understanding of: NHS / Clinical governance / Resource constraints


  • Evidence of managerial skills: Achievements / Course attended

Experience/ Qualifications


  • Basic medical degree
  • Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice
  • Four years post-graduation, with two years in the relevant specialty


  • Higher Degree

Clinical Skills and Experience


  • Understanding of clinical risk management
  • Evidence of having undertaken own development to improve understanding of equalities issues.
  • An ability to communicate well with patients and staff


  • Post-graduate course in ATLS

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


Royal Sussex County Hospital

Eastern Road



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