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Emergency Medicine Medical Education OOPE

Job Reference: 358-2199659-MED-ED-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Medicine
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester

The Emergency Department in Leicester is inviting applications for Medical Education Fellows from highly motivated higher specialty Emergency Medicine trainees with a desire to influence the delivery of Medical Education. We have adult positions available, this fixed one-year position has a 70% Medical Education 30% clinical split throughout the year.

Leicester Emergency Department is the home of (#EM3) and has a forward thinking multi-modality, multi-disciplinary approach to Emergency Medicine Education. The Education fellows hold pivotal roles within the ED’s multi-disciplinary education team and are involved in all aspects of the Department’s Education strategy. These include: simulation (in-situ and simulation suite), shop floor teaching, CBD clinics virtual learning, FOAMED, FOANED, practical skills, induction, regional and local teaching programmes and much more.

Most fellows complete the post with: a fully funded Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, having attended (many have presented) at multiple national and regional conferences, a publication, multiple posters and often some sort of national or regional prize!

The ED has a clear Education vision aligned with the UHL Educational Strategy under the direction of the Medical Director and Associate Medical Director for Education. We are currently developing the educational plan for the next 3 years which will offer plenty of opportunity for Educational QIPs and personal projects. There ED Education team also includes an Education Administrator and a Multimedia technologist who support the team (and work closely with the fellows).

The clinical element is at Registrar level (applicants must have completed CT3 by August 2020) and requires doctors with excellent clinical leadership skills to work in our new (opened April 2017) state of the Art Emergency Department.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Alexandra Dixon

Medical Staffing, Recruitment Lead for ED

Leicester Royal Infirmary


0116 258 5646

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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

UK Registration

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

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