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Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Emergency Medicine

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 ST3+ in Emergency Medicine

Applicants are invited to apply for a Clinical Fellow ST3+ post in Emergency Medicine. Post is from ASAP for a period of 12 months.

The post holder will be paid on the StR payscale ranging from £30,302 to £47,647 in addition the post holder will receive 1A (50%) banding. Your pay within this scale is dependent on experience.

The Trust has invested in the Emergency Department, leading to a newly constructed audio-visually separate Paediatric specific area with additional Medical and Nursing staff. We have recently recruited 3 new Consultants to the department including one with a additional accreditation in Paediatrics who is developing and managing the Paediatric service further.

We believe that education is important; the successful candidate will participate in protected middle grade teaching once a week. Candidates working towards FCEM would be well supported with various FCEM examiners working within the Consultant body, they will be able to offer advice and run regular teaching sessions. One of our Consultants is the Training Programme Director for the Emergency Medicine trainees in the Severn Deanery. A number of our former ST3+ trainees have progressed to HST in EM and have now become EM Consultant. There is experience within the department of successful CESR applications and mentoring through this process will be available.

The department sees over 80,000 new patients/year. The department has been newly refurbished with modern facilities, is a designated Trauma unit and is very well supported by Radiology and other acute specialties. The Emergency department does its own stroke-thrombolysis and has access to Primary PCI within the hospital.

The department is well supported by 10 Consultants, 10 middle grade staff (a mixture of training and trust grade doctors) and 17 Junior staff (F2, ACCS, GPVTS and Clinical Fellows).

Candidates must have at least 6 months of Emergency Medicine experience and must be at least an ALS provider. Continuing personal development is encouraged and a mentoring system is in place. Regular non-clinical shifts will be part of the rota for candidate’s own development.

The Great Western Hospital, Swindon is well located next to Junction 15 of the M4 with excellent travel links to London, Bath, Oxford and Bristol, all can be reached within an hour by car or rail.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact any of the Consultants within the department or the Duty registrar on (01793) 604020, bleep 5555.

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.

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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.

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