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Clinical Teaching Fellow

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£40,257 to £51,017 a year per annum. Salary is dependent on experience
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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University & research
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Job Details

These posts are part of an innovative and ongoing teaching initiative which seeks to professionalise clinical teaching, at the same time as allowing individuals to develop their own teaching skills and expertise in medical education. They will suit individuals with a keen interest in undergraduate teaching who wish to pursue a career in a teaching hospital. There are full time Clinical Teaching Fellow posts and 50/50 posts with varied roles and responsibilities in the established team structure which now form an important arm of the clinical teaching staff of Warwick Medical School's principal teaching hospital: the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust.

These posts are aimed at Postgraduate Doctors of all training grades from post FY2 up to senior level Doctors in Training who wish to strengthen their educational credentials and gain additional teaching experience. Every effort will be made to tailor each post to their overall clinical and career needs.

Main duties of the job

These posts are funded by UHCW NHS Trust. Their purpose is to enhance the teaching of medical students and develop a cadre of enthusiasts in education more generally. This may be viewed as two aspects educational responsibilities and clinical responsibilities

Educational Responsibilities

Appointees will be expected to contribute to the following areas:
  • Supporting the teaching within Phase 3 Specialty Clinical Placements (Musculoskeletal, Child Health, Women's Health, Care of Surgical Patient and Care of Medical Patient) within individual fellow's specialty areas.
  • Supporting clinical simulation in delivering acute block simulation and opportunities in Postgraduate simulation training.
  • Delivering regular bedside teaching sessions.
  • Assorted other educational activities which may vary according to the needs of the service.

50/50 Teaching Fellow:

Fellows will spend 50% of their time working within their chosen specialty. Clinical time will be within the normal working day, with no commitment to on-call working (this is reflected in the salary). Organising suitable clinical positions forms part of the recruitment process. Opportunity for clinical on-call working may be negotiated locally after appointment when shifts are deemed to have no impact on the day-time working pattern.

This is not a training post and out of program permission will need to be obtained for those currently in training posts.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

There has never been a better time to join our team.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further details around this Clinical Teaching Fellow post, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification
  • Meets all essential
  • Meets all desirable
  • Meets all essential
  • Meets all essential
Skills & Abilities
  • Meets all essential
Personal Qualities
  • Meets all essential
Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Meets all essential

BMJRef: BMJ-116063/218-TM-MED-4748812-A


Introduction to UHCW

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK's largest teaching Trusts responsible for managing University Hospital in Coventry and the Hospital of St. Cross in Rugby, which between them serve a population of over a million people. We employ more than 8,500 staff and deliver acute healthcare to the population of Coventry and Rugby as well as more regional specialist services. The Trust was first established in 1992 and expanded to include Rugby in 1998. We are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School with whom we work in close partnership to develop innovative medical education programmes and clinical research. 

In 2016/17 we served:

  • 656,191 people who attended an outpatient appointment
  • 187,792 people who were cared for in our Accident and Emergency department (including those in specialist children’s A&E)
  • 163,834 Inpatients and Day Cases.
  • 6,126 babies delivered.
  • 42,709 Patients received operations in our state of the art theatres


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