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Clinical Fellow Enhanced Medical Care

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 40 hours per week
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Russells Hall Hospital
£33,790 - £53,132 per annum
Salary period
05/06/2022 23:59

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for an FY3/4 post within the Department of Medicine at The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust. Tenure will be for 12 months. The post holder will work in the Medical Enhanced Care Unit (MECU) & Medical Specialties on normal working days with weekend day time cover 9 am to 5 pm . No night on calls are rotated into this post . 

 Remuneration for the post would be in line with national terms and conditions of service.  

 Russell’s Hall Hospital is a 764 bedded District General Hospital with a large Acute medicine and Specialty medicine with 123 medical consultants The hospital is a teaching hospital linked to the University of Birmingham and the Department has an excellent reputation for training.  Our Department regularly appears in the top 3 of the Deanery’s undergraduate feedback table for training received and our postgraduate exam pass rate is usually exceptionally high. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to benefit from this established training programme, as well as develop their portfolio of skills. 

Main duties of the job

Normal working day consists of clinical duties from 09:00 to 17:00. 

Undertake clinical work in Medical Enhanced care Unit & Medical Specialties ie Stroke Medicine, Endocrine, Renal and Respiratory medicine in a 6 monthly rotation with primary responsibility being MECU.  So 2 rotations  

MECU & Respiratory (6months), MECU & Stroke ( 6 months ) paired together and the other 2 rotations   

MECU & Endocrine a long with MECU & Renal paired together.  

At any given time there are 2 MECU junior doctors Monday to Friday and  one MECU junior doctor Saturday and Sunday . Work collaboratively with colleagues to further develop and improve the service.  Post holder will be part of the EWTD complaint rota. The rota has prospective cover included and therefore it is expected that doctors will cover each other, in respect of annual, study leave and bank holidays, without additional pay. 

This job description may be reviewed from time to time in light of developments and may be amended in consultation with post holder. These are subject to change, as required by the needs of the service. 

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment.  This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.  

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.   

We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team. 

At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake. 

Person specification

Knowledge, Training & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Medical qualification recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • Advanced Life Support Certificate
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of current career pathways
  • Commitment to continuing Medical Education and Professional Development


Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013)
Desirable criteria
  • Has understanding of the importance of communication within a clinical setting

Physical Skills

Essential criteria
  • Capacity to operate effectively under pressure & remain objective in highly emotive/pressurised situations. Awareness of own limitations & when to ask for help
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of current career pathways

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Darshan Pandit
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Telephone number
01384 456111
Additional information

Please see Job Description 

If you have problems applying, contact

HR Department, Trust HQ
Russells Hall Hospital
West Midlands