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Junior Clinical Fellow, Emergency Medicine

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£33,883 to £44,826 a year per annum
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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The primary purpose of the role is to provide a clinical service, with colleagues which will include the responsibility for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness. Have continuing responsibility for the well-being of patients under their care.

Main duties of the job

This is one of a number of posts designed for individuals wishing to gain further experience in the full range of emergency medicine, and is a fixed term 12 month post starting in August 2021.

You will share a twenty-doctor rota template (appendix 1) in conjunction with our seven FP2s, five GPVTS, and two ACCS trainees. The average working hours are 48 per week which includes 2:4 weekends. You will be entitled to 27 days of annual leave and 10 days study leave pro rata per year in addition to bank holidays.

You will benefit from an average of one half day of teaching or development time per week.

This may include formal teaching or other activities based or your needs.

You will have a named consultant educational supervisor, who will help you develop your skills and experience and develop a portfolio of evidence to support this. We aim to give you the best possible opportunity in taking the next step in your career.

Posts can be arranged for 6 months to 2 years depending on an individual's needs and performance reviews. We would also support those wishing to stay longer with the possibility of moving to our middle grade rota with additional SPA time.

About us

We expect everyone that works for the Health Board, regardless of their role, to share and uphold our values in all that they do.

Caring for each other, in every human contact in all of our communities and each of our hospitals.

Working together, as patients, families, carers, staff and communities so that we always put patients first.

Always improving, so that we are at our best for every patient and for each other

Job description
Job responsibilities

The Junior Clinical Fellow will work supervised within the Emergency Department and have responsibility for the patients under their care.

In partnership with clinical and managerial colleagues have responsibility for the safe, efficient and effective functioning of the department.

Participate in clinical governance and any other healthcare activities.

Be expected to make a significant contribution to the service.

Contribute to the improvement and modernisation of the service.

Work within financial constraints.

Expected to undertake audits within the Emergency Department

Provide initial treatment and assessment of all ill and injured patients who attend the Emergency Department.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration with license to practice
  • MB BS or recognised equivalent
  • 18 months postgraduate experience including 4 months emergency medicine


  • Provider status in ALS/ATLS/EPLS


  • Evidence of working effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Up to date with current practices in Emergency Medicine


  • Experience of participation in Quality Improvement
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS/experience of NHS working practices and systems.


  • Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance
  • Ability to take independent clinical decisions when necessary and to seek advice from senior doctors as appropriate
  • Ability to manage own time and work load


  • Understanding of information systems and technology

BMJRef: BMJ-76943/130-9505833-190522-M


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