Doctors - Teaching Fellow Surgery/Medicine/Chosen Specialty

  • Department Medicine/Surgery
  • Salary Basic Salary £48,075 per annum
  • Closing Date 21/02/2020
  • Grade Teaching Registrar
  • Job ref 223-MJ675
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed Term
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours
  • Contact Wendy Jenkinson - Undergraduate Manager
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 492514

Undergraduate Medical School – SaTH – Keele Medical School

Basic Salary: FY2 (£32,050), CT2/ST2 (£37,935), ST3 (£48,075)

Teaching Fellows in Surgery, Medicine or chosen speciality (2 posts). Keele University School of Medicine (Shropshire Campus), Based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Commensurate with appropriate point on clinical fellow scale Fixed for one year from August 2020. Full Time The purpose of this post is to identify and train doctors to be clinical teachers. It is aimed at applicants looking for posts at FY2+/ CT2+/ST3+ scale.

This is a challenging post that will test skills that are not the focus of most clinical training roles, yet are highly relevant and transferable to senior clinical roles. This post will encompass more than just teaching. The successful applicant will take part in various modes of assessment and appraisal. You will also have a significant role in the delivery of the new curricular components of Year 5 of the Keele University Medical School Curriculum.

The post holder will also support teaching in the “year spine” component of the fourth year of the curriculum, including ethics, drug administration and pain management. The curriculum is in a continuous process of development, presenting other opportunities for training and participation in other varied teaching activities. These include problem based learning, clinical and communication skills tuition, and use of advanced medical simulation (via use of SimMan 3G).

Successful applicants will be enrolled in the Keele University Teacher the Teachers Course and will be funded to study for the Keele Post Graduate Certificate of Medical Education. Consideration will also be given for funding of other relevant educational courses. Recent post holders have received formal training in advanced medical simulation. The timetable is flexible to allow continued development of anaesthetic/ speciality skills and every attempt will be made to match clinical sessions with teaching fellow’s individual wishes.

There will be two clinical lists per week allocated to the successful applicant in the relevant speciality with opportunities for more clinical activity to support undergraduate teaching. There will be some out of hours and overnight working by arrangement. The opportunity exists for extra clinical sessions to be paid separately. There will also be the opportunity to negotiate out of hours banding.

Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities and easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast. Housing standards are high in the county both in town and country with good local state and private schools. The M54 motorway starts just outside Shrewsbury and provides quick access to the national motorway network. Keele University is located just under 40 miles from the hospitals.

For an informal discussion, further details or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Patricia Cowley, Hospital Deputy Dean via Wendy Jenkinson Undergraduate Manager on 01743 492514.  

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