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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/01/2020.

Clinical Fellow Cardiology and Medicine Chief Resident

Job Reference: 387-SPS-1428-MG-2

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Cardiology and Medicine
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
£37,935 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Clinical Fellow Cardiology and Medicine + and dedicated specialist interest Chief Resident (CT level or above)


Exciting opportunity: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust are recruiting Clinical Fellows in Cardiology and Acute Internal Medicine, with dedicated Specialist Interest attachment as Chief Resident / Research / Quality Improvement / Digital Project Leadership


The successful applicant will be a doctor wishing to develop their skills and knowledge of Cardiology and internal medicine (in either Acute Medicine or Internal Medicine, as requested by the successful candidate). The post will be a combination of Cardiology, Acute Medicine and 25% dedicated time for Chief Resident projects. The post includes out of hours and on-call duties, and paid time for specialist interest, with leadership support, buddying and mentoring. Specialist interest projects may include, but are not limited to, quality improvement, digital project leadership. The specialist interest attachment would be as a dedicated training fellow.

Direct clinical duties will encompass 75% of daily activity with the remaining 25% of protected time allocated for the Chief Resident program specialist interest, as well as access to multiple high quality educational opportunities throughout the programme. On-call: the successful applicants will join the existing medical CMT on-call rota throughout the post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sophie Nicholls - General Manager for Cardiac Services


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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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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