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Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education - FY3 Doctor

Job Reference: L28-STAH25084

St Andrew’s Healthcare
Academic / Psychiatry
£35K to £39K plus package DOE

Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education – Foundation Year 3 (FY3) Doctor

Academic Department

St Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton

Packages from £35K to £39K depending upon experience

Fixed term: one year with potential to renew for second year


This role would suit someone completing their FT2 and wanting to go onto a paid FY3 to broaden their experience and help with deciding best route you would like your career to take. The role will give someone some great experience within teaching too as well as potential to be fully supported to undertake a funded Pg.Cert. in Medical Education. The charity will also help and support you in your application to move into your core training.


You will work with some industry experts within psychiatry as well as teaching who are very passionate about passing on their knowledge and developing others, whilst working in the newly refurbished academic centre based in over 150 acres of beautiful woodlands consisting of a gym, swimming pool, café, garden centre as well as other great facilities all open and free to access for staff.


You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare


A top 20 UK charity, St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care in mental health and learning disability. We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities. Our independence means we can always put patients’ interests at the heart of decision making, while re-investing surpluses in frontline services.


Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day


The Role and Person

Applications are invited for posts of Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education. These unique posts provide rich opportunities to develop interests and expertise in medical education whilst broadening clinical experience in a specialist, mental health setting.


In the coming year, the Academic Department will be supporting more than 500 student placements, across medicine, nursing, health and social care. There will be considerable opportunities for clinical teaching and educational activity.


The Clinical Teaching Fellowships are bespoke posts, tailored to interests and career intentions:


Two - Four sessions are protected for educational activity where you will get involved in facilitating the education experience of third year students from the University of Buckingham which involves preparing and teaching educational workshops, assessing student’s case presentations and offering pastoral support to students. Also opportunities to teaching 5th Cambridge students.


Six to Eight sessions for clinical activity (with regular, consistent supervision for both elements) as a Ward Doctor on various wards based at St Andrews Northampton site. Your experience here will be similar to a junior doctors and will help you gain some valuable experience working within the different wards which will help you in your future career.


You will be actively involved in supporting medical student placements. One day per week will focus on teaching with small groups of students. The second day can be set aside for project work, linked to areas of interest.


This is some of the comments our current Clinical Teaching Fellow’s said about the role:


Taking a year out to work at St. Andrew’s Healthcare Northampton is turning out to be one of the best decisions of my professional career.”


Besides the clinical and academic commitments being challenging and enjoyable, the team are hugely supportive, supporting my professional and clinical development. I am given weekly supervision by my responsible psychiatrist, where I am encouraged to discuss complex cases I have encountered.”


These are some of the comments made by our Cambridge Medical Students about our Clinical Teaching Fellows:


“supervision very useful, especially watching us taking histories and making Psychiatry interesting for us”

“supervision and teaching was really good and facilitated our learning excellently”


Full Job Description and Person Specification available upon request from and please feel free to call James Farrelly on 01604 616624 for an informal discussion around the opportunity too.


Closing Date: Sunday 7th March 2021 (please apply early if interestedas advert may beclosed earlier if suitable people identified for role)

Interview dates: Flexible in 2021

Start Date: August / September 2021

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.

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