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Clinical Fellow - Paediatrics Emergency Medicine

Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - St Helen's & Knowsley
£43,923 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
7 Oct 2023

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Clinical Fellow

1 x full time fixed term for 12 months posts starting October 2023.

Applications are invited to join a friendly and supportive Paediatric Emergency Department with the aim to provide high quality care to children and young people.

The Paediatric Emergency Department is open Monday - Sunday 0800-0200 and is staffed with Clinical Fellows, ENPs, and ANPs at Tier 1 level and Speciality Doctors at Tier 2. The Paediatric Medical Department is located on the same floor and shares the same Assessment and Observation Area. We enjoy excellent collaborative working relationships with the Paediatric team.

This post is based at Ormskirk District General Hospital.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work on the Tier 1 rota in the Paediatric Emergency Department working on a full shift pattern covering shifts until 2am.

About us

The Secretary of State has approved the partnership between St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals and Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals.

From 1st July we have come together as a single organisation under the name Mersey & West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Trust delivers acute hospital care, intermediate care, community, and primary care services to a population of over 600,000 people with a combined workforce of around 9000 dedicated and skilled staff from 17 locations including Whiston, Southport & Formby, St Helens, Ormskirk and Newton hospitals.

The Trust provides regional services for burns, plastic surgery and spinal injuries to more than 4 million people across Mersey and West Lancashire, Cheshire, the Isle of Man and North Wales.

Our Vision is to deliver 5 Star Patient Care:

  • CAREthat is evidence based, high quality and compassionate
  • SAFETY that is of the highest standards
  • COMMUNICATION that is open, inclusive and respectful
  • SYSTEMS that are efficient, patient centred and reliable
  • PATHWAYS that are best practice and embedded, but also respect the individual needs of patients

Our achievements include:

  • Trust rated Outstanding by CQC Inspection August 2018
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers & Health Service Journal)
  • Awarded National Preceptorship Accreditation (2023) for our Nursing & AHP Preceptorship Programme

Please see our Wellbeing & Benefits booklet for more information on our staff benefits.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Key Relationships

Consultants and Medical Teams

Nursing Team

Administrative Team

Clinical Director

Associate Medical Director

Associate Director of Operations

Directorate and Operations Service Managers

Advertising date: 21st September 2023

Closing date: 5th October 2023

Shortlisting date: 6th October 2023

Proposed interview date: w/c 16th October 2023

Person Specification

  • Full Registration with Medical Council and Licenced to Practice MB ChB, MBBS


  • Other Paediatric Qualifications MRCPCH

Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum 1 years' experience at Tier 1 (Senior House Officer/F2)
  • Minimum of 4 months experience in Paediatrics or Emergency Medicine
  • Must have experience of managing acute patients.
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Basic Paediatric Life Support Skills


  • APLS

Skills & Abilities

  • Proven Ability to Teach
  • Commitment to teaching and supervision of junior staff
  • Willingness to seek timely assistance from senior colleagues when appropriate
  • Experience and evidence of Audit, Research and Quality Improvement
  • Good personal and interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Evidence of Multi-Disciplinary team working
  • Completed Audit Topic and Research Publication
  • Up to date knowledge of the changing NHS structure and Hospital based service

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