Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow (Core Trainee 1/2 equivalent) in the ENT. This is a 12-month full time post to provide service cover from 30th January 2023.
Main duties of the job
This a 12-month full time Clinical Fellow Post (CT1/2 Equivalent) appointment available from 30th January 2023.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to experience working in a busy teaching hospital ENT department.
The candidate is expected to participate in the daytime ENT on-call rota as well as cross covering Plastic Surgery at night. There are daily SHO urgent referral clinics as well as opportunities to attend theatre and consultant clinics. Weekly consultant supervised teaching occurs and there is an expectation to contribute to teaching within the department as well as undergraduate teaching.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery.
Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients, covering Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country.
As a university teaching hospital, we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia.
We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.
The post holder is expected to provide care to Ear, Nose and Throat patients as well as take part in the combined ENT/Plastics out of hours Tier 1 on-call service. The candidate will be part of a team providing management of ENT in-patients and the duties will include ward cover, SHO emergency clinics as well as the participation in the on-call rota. Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital is a teaching hospital and the post-holder may be expected participate in undergraduate teaching to medical students.
All employees, including the appointee, will be expected to be involved in implementing the Trusts Clinical Governance programme. This includes active participation in clinical audit, quality, clinical guidelines/pathways, professional development, appraisal and risk management.
- Full GMC Registration with licence to practice
- MBBS or equivalent
- A further undergraduate or post graduate degree
- Good communicator.
- Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
- Ability to time manage and be organized.
- Applicants who are Nationals from another European country or elsewhere overseas would have to show equivalence to training in the National Health Service.
- Experience in Ear, Nose & Throat
- Publications in Educational or Medical peer reviewed journals.
- Experience in research or teaching.
- Commitment to develop a research or educational interest.
- Flexible outlook on working hours.
- Ability to work across sites when public transport may not be available
Communications and Language Skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues and support staff
- Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries