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Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Otolaryngology (ST7+)

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
£50,871 to £57,570 (Basic Pay) pro rata, per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Applications are invited for appointment to this Subspecialty Training Placement in Paediatric Otolaryngology Program at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

Three positions are available, each for 12 months. One post will commence on the 1st April 2025 one post will start on 1st October 2025.

The aim of this Fellowship Program is to provide sub-specialist training in Paediatric Otolaryngology at tertiary level following completion of higher surgical training.

Applicants would usually be expected to have completed their otolaryngology training program and to be post CCT at the time of taking up the post. Candidates are expected to have experience of specialist paediatric otolaryngology.

Please note that the post advertised may be subject to change prior to review.

We are actively pursuing equal opportunities. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Based in central London, GOSH offers flexible working, help with childcare and travel, excellent training and development opportunities and assistance with finding somewhere to live.

If you have any queries then contact us via email quoting the appropriate Job Reference number.

Late applications will not be considered.

Main duties of the job

This post is to combine a service commitment to the trust together with an opportunity to experience subspecialty paediatric ENT surgery in a diverse patient group.

The aim of this Fellowship post is to provide sub-specialist training in Paediatric Otolaryngology at tertiary level following completion of higher surgical training for those who are committed to a career in paediatric ENT.

The 2 fellows are responsible for the smooth day to day running of the department under the close guidance of the consultants. They need to develop good working relationships with other key departments such as ITU, Respiratory and anaesthesia. They will help to train the Specialist registrars and SHO's. The on call rota is 1 in 7

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachments.

Person Specification

Education, training and qualifAcademic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Primary medical qualification - MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration with Licence to Practice by designated start date
  • FRCS or equivalent


  • Higher Degree MSc Mphil in related discipline MRCS Prizes and Scolarships BSc/BmedSci

Knowledge and experience


  • At least 4 years higher surgical training in Otolaryngology
  • Understanding of principles of patient confidentiality and data protection
  • Appropriate level of ENT clinical knowledge
  • Awareness of own limitations, consulting senior colleagues appropriately
  • Understanding of general paediatrics- knowledge of basic texts/conditions


  • Clinical experience in other related specialties eg Paediatrics / Neonatology / Neurosurgery / Plastic Surgery / Paediatric Surgery / Audiology
  • Published research in ENT
  • Understanding of Paediatric Audiology
  • Understanding of principles of Clinical Governance
  • Understanding of principles of research
  • Understanding of principles of audit

Skills and abilities


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work under pressure in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Basic Surgical skills


  • Computer Literacy/ IT Skills
  • An interest in basic clinical research

Our Culture and Values


  • Always welcoming - open, positive, polite, prompt, thoughtful
  • Always helpful - respectful, caring, supportive, patient, flexible
  • Always expert - role model, vigilant, striving for quality, proactive
  • Always one team - informative, mindful, appreciative, open, honest
  • Demonstrable contribution to advancing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Understanding of Diversity and Inclusion challenges in the workplace.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital



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