Jobs & Vacancies

Senior Clinical Fellow

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)

Main area
Care of the elderly
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)
Fixed Term
40 Hours
Job ref
£30,605 to £48,123
19/06/2018 23:59

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"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • As a place to work
  • A place to receive treatment
  • Staff satisfaction in the care they deliver
  • Staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Senior Clinical Fellow
Whiston Hospital
Department of Medicine for Older People
Fixed Term for 4 months
Full Time
Salary; from £30,605 to £48,123

We’re looking for a Senior Clinical Fellow to join our team at Whiston Hospital commencing from August -December 2018.

This is currently a Fixed Term post for 4 months. This post would suit someone who has successfully completed their FY2 programme or equivalent, awaiting an ST3 training position or above, giving excellent experience in Medicine for Older People. The successful candidate will be based within the Department of Medicine for Older People and expected to initially manage all types of patients in the ward, organise appropriate investigations and treatment, and refer or discharge patients accordingly. To include Trust on-Calls.

Applicants must hold Full Registration with the GMC and Fitness to Practice. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

The Department of Medicine for Older People is located in excellent modern facilities at Whiston Hospital, with a well equipped Education Centre and excellent IT services.

The successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate excellent, organisational and time-management skills.

Have the ability to work as part of a team, have good interpersonal skills and demonstrate a caring attitude towards patients.

The successful candidate will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Demonstrate resilience during times of pressure, but also to seek timely assistance from senior colleagues when appropriate.

Date Advertised 22.05.2018
Date Advert Close 19.06.2018
Date Shortlisting to commence 20.06.2018
Date of Interviews 02.07.2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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 Sanjeev Meenak via his secretary on 0151 430 5309.


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