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Medical Education Fellow

Job Reference: 271-PGM-345

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
271 PGM - PGME
£37,408 - £45,193 pa + £2,162


Medical Education Fellow(Equivalent of ST 4-8)

This is an excellent opportunity for a Trainee with an interest in Medical Education, to join Great Ormond Street Hospital as a Fellow in Medical Education. This role would be for a Speciality Registrar to develop their skills in medical education while being able to continue limited clinical activity in the area of their choice in the year-long post.

The post holder would work within the education department four days a week and in their chosen clinical area for the other day of the week to maintain their clinical skills. This post is offered as a one year full-time Fellowship to work with the Directors of Medical Education and the PGME Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital to develop and run a number of innovative educational initiatives and maintain teaching and training across the Trust.

This role is one of two Medical Education Fellows at GOSH and will involve working with the Directors of Medical Education and PGME Team to ensure GOSH is able to respond as needed for the change in commissioning, revalidation and visits from GMC and Health Education England (HEE). The postholder will engage with faculty development supporting the Postgraduate Training Committee, developing the Junior Doctors Forum team and helping to establish a robust teaching and training programme across the Trust. The post is for 12 months during 2019/2020 to start at the beginning of September 2019. The postholder will be accountable to their consultant supervisor for any clinical work carried out and to the Director of Medical Education for the Trust.

The successful applicant will be offered support to complete a Postgraduate Medical Education qualification during this post.

We welcome applications from a Specialist Trainees 4-8 in medical training or equivalent.

If the successfully appointed candidate is currently in a recognised Deanery training post, it is possible that this post can be undertaken as an Out of Training Experience with consent/approval from their local Deanery.

Inquiries to Mr Simon Blackburn – or Dr Jonathan Smith – , Directors of Medical Education.

Based in central London, GOSH offers flexible working, help with childcare and travel, excellent training and development opportunities and assistance with finding somewhere to live.

All applicants should return their application forms electronically.

If you have any queries, contact us via email at Please quote the appropriate reference number 271-PGM-345

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. 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, that 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 Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration 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

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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