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Clinical Fellow (Core) in Neonatal Medicine

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£43,923 per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

Job overview

Applications are invited for posts of Clinical Fellow (Core) in Neonatal Medicine (ST1-3). These posts are available to start on 24 June 2024 or September 2024 for 6 months in the first instance with the possibility of extension to 12 months.

These posts have the opportunity of working in our large tertiary neonatal intensive care unit and for applicants to gain experience in all aspects of neonatal care.

The Neonatal service offers the full range of Neonatal intensive care facilities including neonatal surgery, Neonatal Neurosurgery and Neonatal neurocritical care. There are approximately 6000 deliveries per year. The neonatal unit has 40 cots, 26 intensive and high dependency care and 12 special care cots as well as a further 12 transitional care cots on Charles Wolfson Ward.

The posts offer training and experience identical to those of level 1 Specialty Trainees. You will have the opportunity to join in the wide range of educational and training opportunities within NICU which match those of recognised training posts.

Main duties of the job

These posts are particularly suited to those wishing to gain experience at tier 1 level in a centre of excellence with more detailed information in the attached Job Description.

Successful applicants are encouraged to undertake quality improvement projects.

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at point of application is required.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Additional contact information

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Angela D’Amore, Clinical Director and Consultant Neonatologist – or Dr Cat MacDougal Consultant Neonatologist vie email


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