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Clinical Teaching Fellow - Cambridge Medical Students - Medicine

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Dependant on experience
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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University & research
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


This post would suit an individual who aims to pursue a career in Medicine with a specialist interest in Medical Education, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful candidate will be involved in coordinating and delivering the Trust's undergraduate clinical teaching programme (five sessions per week per annual average) and will undertake five sessions of clinical duties and professional development.

The main educational duties will be delivering structured clinical teaching sessions, including bedside teaching, seminars, and teaching clinics, as well as running formative assessments including objective structured clinical exams (OSCEs).

The main clinical duties will be to support the busy departments within the division of Emergency & Medicine. Specialist clinics and skills training can be arranged according to career interest.

There are no on-call commitments to the post. Locum opportunities are commonly available, but can only be taken up as long as they do not impact on the educational service delivery.

Supervision of this post will be divided between the Clinical Sub-Dean for Cambridge Medical Students and the named Educational Supervisor.

The post-holder will have completed at least Foundation Training or equivalent. MRCP is desirable but not essential.

Main duties of the job

Applications are invited from registered Medical Practitioners for the above post based within the Department of Medical & Dental Education, as well as the Division of Emergency & Medicine.

The Trust provides undergraduate clinical teaching to medical students from the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and the University of Leicester School of Medicine

Teaching is provided in a variety of clinical settings and the post holder will be expected to spend approximately five sessions per week teaching undergraduate medical students from Cambridge Medical School. Post. The post holder will be expected to participate in the student induction sessions, including those at Cambridge Medical School and assessment sessions. It is expected that annual leave will be taken when students are not on placement to the Trust. If leave is taken during a student placement block a prospective cover will have to be agreed by the Medical Education Department.

About us

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care to our local communities via two District General Hospitals in Peterborough and Huntingdon, and a community hospital in Stamford.

We are promoting flexible working and a health work/home life balance. Agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee: 

  • Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
  • Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
  • In-house Physiotherapy Services
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
  • Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
  • Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card 

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Placements for students in their first two hospital blocks in their first clinical year take the form of Core Clinical Method that spans both medical and surgical specialties with specialty-specific blocks thereafter.

A variety of clinical sessions are provided within the job plan and it is expected that these will provide the post holder with valuable clinical experience as well as providing opportunities to deliver clinical teaching.


There will be five fixed educational sessions per week which will include preparation/administration and personal development time as well as formal face-to-face teaching sessions.

The remaining five sessions will be clinical and will be discussed at interview.

To meet with timetabling and curriculum requirements, an average term time week will be:







Clinical session

Clinical session

Clinical session

Clinical session

Clinical session


Teaching, including 1 hours preparatory work

Teaching, including 1 hours preparatory work

Teaching, including 1 hours preparatory work

Teaching, including 1 hours preparatory work

Continuing Personal & Professional Development work

Person Specification

  • GMC registration and License to Practice Medicine
  • At least 12 months recent experience of working in NHS


  • MRCP part 1
  • Medical Education qualification 

BMJ Ref: BMJ-108598/176-C-4933600


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