Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow

Employer
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£51,017 to £59,398 a year per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Doctor - other
Hours
Full Time
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Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education.

This a full time post but may be undertaken less than full time with agreement of the Director of Medical Education. This post offers an exciting opportunity to become extensively involved in medical education in AWP for one year. It will also have a protected clinical component to allow the trainee to develop specific clinical skills during the year. The fellow will work with the Director of Medical Education, within a team of Teaching Fellows, and alongside the senior and extended faculty in AWP to promote excellence in medical education. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months commencing on 2nd August 2023 until 6th August 2024. The post holder will support the DME in implementing strategic initiatives in medical education, taking a lead role in identified projects around undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

This post is suitable for psychiatry postgraduate trainees who have completed core training in the Severn Deanery and are yet to enter higher training, or is appropriate for an out of programme experience (OOP-E) from higher training.

There is no on call attached to the post.

Please refer to the accompanying job description for full details on the roles and responsibilities of this post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the DME in implementing strategic initiatives in medical education, taking a lead role in identified projects around undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

They will help to support and develop the faculty of medical education in AWP, focusing on faculty development in areas of AWP not traditionally so well served.

The post holder will take an active role in developing programmes of teaching, involving a variety of formats, such as seminar, tutorial, lecture, workshops, problem based learning and e learning materials. The focus here will be to provide the fellow with a wide range of opportunities to develop their teaching skills. There will also be a strong emphasis on developing their portfolio as an educationist and their higher level experience in this regard.

They will take an active and supportive role in undergraduate teaching and will also contribute to the promotion of professionalism and higher level learning in undergraduate and postgraduate trainees.

The post holder will be encouraged to enrol as students on the Postgraduate Medical Education course run by the University with the expectation of achieving completion of at least the Certificate in Medical Education during the tenure of their post.

There is no on-call attached to this post.

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care.

We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the accompanying job description for full details on the roles and responsibilities of this post.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • Basic Medical Qualification (MBBS or equivalent)
Desirable
  • TLHP certificate or equivalent
Eligibility Essential
  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practise
  • Completion of Psychiatry Core Training in the UK prior to 2nd August 2022
  • Undertaken undergraduate medical training in English or have the following scores in the academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Overall 7, Speaking 7, Listening 6, Reading 6, Writing 6
  • current ST4-6 in Psychiatry within the Severn Deanery, eligible for an OOPE or completed core training within the Severn Deanery AND to be eligible to apply for higher training commencing in August 2022
Knowledge & skills Essential
  • Excellence in psychiatric clinical skills with knowledge and use of evidence based practice
  • Excellent communication skills with students, clinicians and senior colleagues and able to establish good working relationships with all members of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills and time management and have a high level ability to organise own learning. Prepared to be flexible in working patterns.
Desirable
  • Knowledge of Royal College of Psychiatry, Foundation School and University of Bristol curricula
  • To have undertaken a significant leadership role
Teaching Essential
  • Experience and excellence in teaching undergraduates and postgraduates and at the multi professional level
Desirable
  • Experience of a variety of teaching methodologies
Research and Audit Essential
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of clinical audit and quality improvement and have an active interest in educational research
Desirable
  • To have completed an audit project/ QIP in medical education
Travel Essential
  • Ability to fulfil all duties of the post including being able to travel independently to all academic sites relevant to the post


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