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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/03/2020.

Clinical Education Fellow in Paediatric Orthopaedics & Surgery

Job Reference: 387-WC-4134-DP

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Surgery & Paediatric Orthopaedics
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, 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.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol) seeks applicants for Clinical Education Fellows to commence in August or September 2020 for one year. There are six posts available.

Four of the posts are suitable for doctors who have completed F1/F2 training (post type 2 – see below) and two of the posts are suitable for more senior trainees (post type 1 – see below) who are looking for a new challenge for a year (OOPE or OOPT may be required for ST3+ trainees).

These posts provide an ideal opportunity for the successful candidates to work in a busy inner city university hospital and be part of the Postgraduate Medical Education Faculty and the Undergraduate Teaching Academy. Successful candidates will be actively involved in a personalised post aimed at developing the candidate’s skills and interests. These posts include opportunities in organising and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and research.

Post Type

Clinical Education Fellow Paediatric Surgery – (2 posts) – (1 in 8 shift F2-ST3 junior rota) and Clinical Education Fellow Paediatric Orthopaedics - (2 posts) – (no out of hours rota requirement) – suitable for applicants who have completed F1/F2 training.

The non-clinical service time will be individualised giving the opportunity to develop a CV in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, research and/or service development. There will be the opportunity for the six fellows to teach in the Bristol Medical Simulation Centre, subject to interview. There will be approximately 50% of time spent in education and 50% in clinical service, subject to requirements of the departments. Each successful candidate will be allocated an educational supervisor.

The posts also include home fees paid to study for a Certificate in Medical Education at the University of Bristol’s Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals (TLHP) department.

The appointments will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of Trust grade Doctors (2017) and may be subject to amendment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Alison Kelly, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist and Paediatrician


Mr James Barnes, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon


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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