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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/04/2021.

Junior Locally Employed Doctor in Medical Education

Job Reference: 349-COR-328-21

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Medical Education
MFT Oxford Road Site, Manchester
£39,467 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

The undergraduate medical education department at Manchester Foundation Trust [Oxford Road Site] is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic and innovative doctors to join their clinical education fellow team.

As one of the biggest providers of healthcare graduates in the North West, Manchester Medical School plays a pivotal role in the training of doctors. Essential to this is the delivery of a world leading clinical curriculum. The undergraduate department at Manchester Foundation Trust have a strong reputation for delivering high quality, enjoyable, innovative teaching utilising clinical skills tutors, lecturers and doctors. Your clinical skills and knowledge will help educate the next generation of doctors and you will be supported to grow and develop as a clinical educator.

You will support developments in the Undergraduate medical curriculum for years 3-5 and the transition to the Foundation Programme. A detailed training program will be established for the post holder in all areas of medical education, including curriculum development, clinical teaching, research and assessment and educational management. With increasing emphasis on the importance of simulation in Undergraduate education, this post will offer the applicant the opportunity to collaborate with the Head of the Clinical Skills Department, in developing and delivering a comprehensive simulation programme for Undergraduates.

This post is a 12 month fixed tern position based in Undergraduate Medical Education. The Post is un-banded at 40 hours a week. Normal working hours are 8-4 Monday to Friday. The post comes with full annual leave entitlement. Funding is available for staff development and these needs will be discussed with your educational supervisor on commencement of the post.

Interview Date is yet to be confirmed. Interviews will be via zoom video conferencing and candidates will be required to prepare and teach a 10 minute micro teach via this platform. This can be on a topic of your choosing and does not have to be clinical. We invite candidates to be inventive and original with your approach to this mirco-teach.

Candidates should have at least 2 years post graduate experience and have completed the Foundation Programme. They should have good knowledge of the shape of medical training in the United Kingdom and in particular the curriculum at Manchester Medical School.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNick SmithJob titleHead of Clinical Teaching and AssessmentEmail

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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