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Junior Training Fellow Gen Med County

Training Fellow Doctor

Main area
General Medicine
Training Fellow Doctor
Fixed term: 24 months
Full time - 40 hours per week (40)
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£40,257 per annum
Salary period
05/10/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview


Applications are invited for a Training Fellow to support our Medical Division s. This post is available with immediate effect for 2 years, This post will specifically support our general medicine wards at county

 You will work under consultant supervision and within a dedicated team at all times.  There will be requirement to work weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis. 

In order to be considered applicants must have FULL GMC Registration, Basic Life Support and have previous experience of working in the NHS. 

Main duties of the job

The post would suit doctors from the UK or abroad that may be at various stages of their career and would include:

  • Doctors who have completed their basic medical degree (MBBS) and the Foundation Programme or equivalent (currently holding full GMC registration), or  3 years of overseas continuous clinical experience post-qualification
  • Doctors  who have completed a recognised post-graduate qualification in General Medicine or allied specialties and are seeking  further specialization or qualification or both as well as UK NHS experience

The programme is standard for both UK and Overseas doctors, there being no differentiation or discrimination.

The terms and conditions of employment will be exactly equivalent to a UK NHS doctor of the same grade. The NHS will pay their salary and their remuneration will be exactly the same as an equivalent UK doctor.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands has two sites: Royal Stoke University Hospital, located in Stoke-on-Trent, and County Hospital, located in Stafford. From these hospitals we provide a full range of general acute hospital services for people living in and around Staffordshire and beyond. 

Our specialised services include cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis services, neonatal intensive care and paediatric intensive care. We are recognised for our particular expertise in trauma, respiratory conditions, spinal surgery, upper gastro-intestinal surgery, complex orthopaedic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and the management of liver conditions. The Trust has some of the most modern operating theatres in Europe. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To agree, a contract of employment.

To comply with all GMC regulations as laid out in “Good Medical Practice”

To observe the Trust’s agreed policies and procedures, in particular in relation to managing staff, and to follow the Trust’s Standing Orders and Standing Financial Instructions.  These policies and procedures have been drawn up in consultation with the profession on clinical matters.

To take responsibility for your own Health & Safety complying with any safe working arrangements, policies and procedures which are in place.

To comply with all Trust requirements of appraisal, assessment and of the proposed medical training programme as stipulated by the programme leads.

To compete Trust general and local induction

To work appropriately and effectively within your clinical team within the limits of your competency under clinical and educational supervision.

In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, and commensurate with your grade, to play a full part in the supervision and support of other members of your team including more junior medical staff.

In conjunction with colleagues, to take responsibility for the best use of departmental staffing and other resources to ensure the maximum efficiency of the department.

In conjunction with colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met and to take part in medical audit and research as appropriate.

To accept a duty to other staff and patients to ensure that any risks, incidents and hazards are reported and managed appropriately.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent (training available)
  • Basic life support
Desirable criteria
  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • Full GMC registration
  • Advanced Life Support

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Minimum of one year Foundation Year programme or clear demonstration of equivalent experience
  • Evidence of safe, sound clinical practices
  • 1-year in a substantive post within the UK or clear demonstration of equivalent experience elsewhere
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of teaching medical students
  • Appropriate elective experience


Essential criteria
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to organise and prioritise busy workloads effectively and cope under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, senior medical staff and other health professionals
  • Proficient and efficient handling of medical problems
  • Evidence of safe sound practical procedures

Personal characteristics

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuing professional updating
  • Highly motivated individual with flexible approach

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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