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Senior Clinical Fellow (Elderly, General & Respiratory Medicine)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 Per annum plus unsociable hours pay
Closing date
17 Dec 2023
We are looking to recruit Senior Clinical Fellows on a 12 month fixed term contract in the following departments:
  • Department of Medicine for Older People (Elderly Medicine)
  • General Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine

Please indicate in your application which specialty you are applying for.

The successful candidates will be joining a well organised department providing a wide range of services at specialty and sub-specialty level. We work together collaboratively and supportively, and we are always looking to improve the care for patients across the organisation.

Main duties of the job

The wide breadth of services available at Manchester Foundation Trust allows experience of specialised clinics that might otherwise be difficult to attend. It is also ideally suited to anyone wishing to further their development as a leader, educator or quality improvement (QI) practitioner.These posts have an assigned educational supervisor and a wide range of educational opportunities available which can be tailored to the needs of individual trainees.

There is also the opportunity to attend lunchtime lectures, specialty clinics and several sub-specialty multi-disciplinary team meetings. These posts are identical in the clinical supervision, educational supervision and in-house educational programme opportunities given to our training grade medical posts at junior grade level.

Applicants must be a fully registered medical practitioner and hold a current GMC license to practice and be eligible to work in the UK. They must have a minimum of two years post-graduate medical experience with either current employment in a UKFPO - affiliated Foundation programme or 12 months experience post full GMC registration and evidence of achievement of foundation competencies including full MRCP membership. A current Advanced Life Support Certificate is essential. Please refer to the person specification for further details.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification
Qualifications & Training
  • MB ChB or Equivalent
  • Experience of working in a hospital environment in the ST3+ grade or equivalent
  • Full MRCP membership
  • ALS
  • Experience of required practical procedures in medicine
  • Experience of Audit
Academic Achievements
  • Research & Publication
  • Distinctions or Prizes during undergraduate training
Other Requirements
  • Full registration (or eligible for full registration) with the General Medical Council and Licensed to Practice
  • Experience of teaching medical students

Employer details
Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary


M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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