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Senior Clinical Fellow in General Internal Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area
General Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: Until August 2021
Full time: 40 hours per week including on-calls
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Whiston Hospital
£31,841 - £50,068 per annum (MN37)
22/10/2020 23:59
Interview date

Be part of our ambitious and forward thinking Medicine service!

St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust seeks ambitious Senior Clinical Fellow’s to join our Medical Directorate, within Cardiology, Care of the Elderly and more. We have funding available until August 2021 for a series of fixed term contracts within this area. Specifics of the contract will be negotiated between successful candidates and the department, and will depend upon the requirements of the service and the skills on offer.

We are proud of our supportive and professional environment which offers a wealth of opportunity to learn, get involved in and/or lead QIPs and be part of a successful team delivering 5 Star Patient Care to our patients.

These posts offer experience of General Internal Medicine, and the opportunity to gain specialist skills with allocated study time incorporated, if the successful candidate so wishes. Examples of specialist skills include USS/ procedural skill training/ involvement in simulation training within the trust or involvement in undergraduate and postgraduate education within the trust. We would, however, be happy to consider and discuss other suggestions from suitable candidates.

The post holder will be required to work to a rota comprising a mixture of 9am-5pm day shifts, twilight shifts, night and weekend on call shifts.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with barring adults.

Applicants must hold Full Registration with the GMC at the time of application.

Due to the short term nature of the role and service demand, the successful candidate must hold full registration with the GMC and have existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application. Candidates who are not GMC registered or do not hold existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application will not progress through the shortlisting stage.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of few in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

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 also 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.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Acute Trust of the Year – HSJ Awards November 2019
  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018 and March 2019
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017,2018 and 2019)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2019 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Best place to receive treatment in the NHS (for 2nd year running)
  • Top Acute Trust for treating its staff fairly with regards to career progression (for 3rd year running)
  • Quality of care (best score for 5th year running)
  • Staff engagement (best score for 4th year running)
  • Staff morale (best score for 2nd year running)
  • Bullying and harassment (best score for 2nd year running)
  • Safety culture (best score for 2nd year running)

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

Interview Date: Wednesday 28th October 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Ben Jones
Job title
Assistant Directorate Manager
Email address
Telephone number
0151 290 4579