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Junior Clinical Fellow in Acute & General Medicine

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 a year per annum and depending on the level of experience
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

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This post would be suitable for any trainee who has, or are on course to, successfully complete a 2-year Foundation School programme or has achieved equivalent competencies who will join at a Junior Clinical Fellow level. Ideally trainees will have an up-to-date certification for Adult Life Support training or be able to fulfil the necessary qualification upon appointment.

Main duties of the job

Due to extensive growth within our faculty, we are currently recruiting for a Trust Grade Junior Clinical Fellow, to join the Acute Medicine Department at the Princess Royal University Hospital (BR6 8ND).

Acute Medicine at the Princess Royal University Hospital forms part of the Acute and Emergency Medicine Division and works closely with the Emergency Department to provide acute care services on the site based in the Acute Medical Unit and the Ambulatory Unit. The post holder will work as part of a dynamic team comprising of 10 Acute Medicine Consultants and 30 junior doctors.

Although this appointment is not accredited for training through HEE, the appointee will be expected to participate fully in the many educational and training opportunities within the department and the hospital. The appointee will have a named clinical/ education supervisor. Annual leave and study leave is commensurate with other post foundation doctors.

The experience and opportunities offered would be excellent experience for an applicant planning a career in any medical speciality.

Previous post holders have been successful in gaining entry to training programmes upon completion as well as completing their Royal College membership exams.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Individuals will get the chance to work on the acute medical take, focusing on managing acutely unwell patients within the first 48 hours of admission, and more stable acute patients in the ambulatory unit. The appointee will gain experience in managing a large range of medical conditions and the opportunity to gain confidence in assessing and treating unstable patients.

Person Specification

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC


  • Experience in general medicine


BMJRef: BMJ-88488/213-PRUH-4344


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