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Rotational Junior Clinical Fellow

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,408 to £46,844 a year Per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
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Fixed Contract
Full Time

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Medical & Dental Recruitment

Junior Clinical Fellow - Critical Illness Rotation

Full Time

Rotational Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine

Grange University Hospital, Cwmbran, South East Wales and Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny

Duration: Fixed Term Contract of 12 months initially

Anticipated Start Date: August 2023

Do you want to work in a busy but supportive Specialist Critical Care Centre with an Emergency Department which has a great reputation for clinical experience and teaching and a critical care and Medical Assessment Unit with an equally great reputation?

Applications are invited for Junior Clinical Fellows in Emergency Medicine and Intensive care Medicine for a period of 12 months initially, commencing August 2023.

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

This position involves Regulated Activity withchildren and adultsas defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and therefore Enhanced check with an adults and children's barred list check is required.

Main duties of the job

This rotation offers 2 streams - applicants should apply for the rotation and then give preference at interview.
  • Critical Illness - 6 months Emergency Medicine & 6 months Intensive Care Medicine over 1 year. The Emergency Unit is a busy department supported by four Minor Injury Units which together see 120,000 new patient attendances per year.

On Intensive Care, clinical fellows will be expected to work within their competencies and their physical duties will be determined by their level of experience and skills. The routine work pattern in critical care will include attendance at team handovers of the patients and the lunchtime MDT meetings. There are two fixed consultant ward rounds on the unit daily, and you must attend the round that covers your patients. Practical procedures will be allocated to trainees in accordance with their experience and training needs. Night-time work is under the supervision of the evening/on call consultant. General duties will include the admission of patients, ward-based assessments, and liaison with the outreach service.

Clinical fellows may hold a cardiac arrest bleep for the hospital. Administrative tasks include the writing of discharge summaries, collation of investigation results and updating of the CareFlow software (training will be given).

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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With a passion for improvement, we encourage our staff to share new ideas and innovative thinking. Together we inspire progression and are proud of the care we provide. We invest more than just trust in our teams. We develop individual skillsets and support development through training and mentorship, encouraging you to thrive in your own way. We provide an extensive range and quantity of academic activities, including teaching and research, and therefore have been awarded the prestigious University status.


With a range of working environments, from large district hospitals, to our network of community and mental health hospitals and day care premises, our focus is on ensuring that all of our staff are supported and that each location works together, to provide the best environment for both our staff and patients. We are also opening The Grange University Hospital in 2021, which will have 450 beds and provide critical care to patients.


There are around 300 different careers in the NHS, from Doctors and Nurses to Porters, Scientists and Catering staff. Take a closer look at what’s happening in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and view all our vacancies for something that will suit you.


The Health Board employs over 13,000 staff, two thirds of whom are involved in direct patient care. There are more than 250 consultants in a total, over 1,000 hospital and general practice doctors, 6,000 Nurses, Midwives, Allied Professionals and Community Workers.

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