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Clinical Fellow Foundation Year 1

Job Description

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute hospital services and community health services across Wiltshire. We have approximately 5,200 staff who pride themselves in delivering an outstanding service to patients and users.


Clinical Fellow Foundation Year 1 General Medicine

Basic annual salary £22,862

Candidates are invited to apply for a Clinical Fellow Foundation Year 1 post starting on ASAP until 1st August 2017.

This is not a training post; however the appointed candidate will work alongside trainees and will be able to work on competencies towards their e-portfolio.

The Great Western Hospital opened in 2002 following a move from the Princess Margaret Hospital. The Trust provides acute services to Swindon and the surrounding areas and community services to Wiltshire.

Surrounded by the Cotswolds, the Upper Thames Valley and the Marlborough Downs, and being just one hour in either direction to London and Bristol, Swindon offers a real lifestyle choice with city living or country retreat within easy reach.

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly and effective unit and benefits from excellent relationships between management teams and clinical staff

For any questions about the post please contract Dr Mackinlay who is a Respiratory consultant by email ( Email address removed )

NB The salary will be subject to change when the new junior doctor contract is introduced from December 2016”

To apply, please complete the online application form.

Please note that the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust does not pay travel expenses for interviews.

Please note this vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if interested. We will endeavour to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful this time.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period. The probationary period works alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment that allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role within a reasonable and realistic timescale.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates that are offered a position after the 1st July 2016 will be required to pay for their own DBS checks if one is required for the post they are offered. For standard DBS checks the cost is £26 and will recovered from the first months pay; for enhanced DBS checks the cost is £44 and will be split over the first 2 months pay. (£22 each month)

If you are offered a bank post that requires a DBS you will need to pay for this prior to commencing.

GWH NHS Foundation Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The organization is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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