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Undergraduate Teaching Fellow Paeds and Obs & Gynae Doctor

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,923 per annum
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, engaging and committed Teaching Fellow to work alongside the Trust's Medical Education Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain further insight and experience of teaching undergraduate students within a clinical environment.

This post would be suited to an individual who has a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Paediatrics. The post holder will rotate through O& G and Paediatrics over the 12-month period, working 6 months within each speciality.Please note this dual role comprises approximately 24 hours for Undergraduate teaching and 16 hours as a Rotational Medical Doctor at ST1 level. Flexibility may be required from the successful candidate.

Main duties of the job

To support multi-disciplinary undergraduate teaching across Manchester and Edge Hill Medical School curriculum within Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals. The post holder will be expected to teach across a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

There will be groups of medical students who will need to be provided with clinical teaching each week.

Outside of teaching duty (3 days per week), the post holder will complete appropriate duties as a member of the general surgery team.

About us

The Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

All Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust staff employed within Clinical Environments and have contact with children, vulnerable adults service users and their families must familiarise themselves, be aware of their responsibilities and adhere to Local Safeguarding Children's Board, Local Safeguarding Adult Board and WWL Procedures for Safeguarding and Protecting Children which are available on the Trust Policy Library.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The job involves delivering clinical teaching to students as follows:

  • Year 3 - Year 5 medical students from the Manchester Medical School (MMS) at the University of Manchester, posted to the WWL FT.
  • Year 1 and Year 2 Physician Associate (PA) students from Edge Hill University Medical School (EHUMS) posted to WWL FT
  • Year 2 Year 4 medical students from Edge Hill Medical School (EHUMS) posted to WWL FT
  • The paediatrics/obstetrics & gynaecology clinical teaching fellow will be expected to predominantly cover these topics.Preparation and delivery of clinical teaching to undergraduate students hosted by WWL, ensuring the requirements of each curriculum are met.
  • The successful candidate(s) will provide teaching as per curriculum requirements of the medical school.
  • Outside of the teaching duty, the post holder will complete appropriate clinical duties (commensurate with the level of an ST1 doctor) as a member of the Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology teams.
  • To have prior involvement in undergraduate or other structured training/teaching including transferable skills from outside the clinical practice.
  • Assistance with the planning and organisation of student activities as outlined by the appropriate undergraduate curriculum.
  • Delivery of patient care to the ward-based patients
  • Be a member of the Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology team completing wards rounds and completing ward jobs as commensurate with the grade.

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration with a License to Practice
  • Evidence of Completion of the UK Foundation Programme or equivalent


  • Substantial clinical experience to demonstrate an understanding of the NHS Foundation Programme procedures and systems
  • Experience of recent direct patient care


  • Experience delivering teaching
  • UK postgraduate clinical experience
  • Experience of recent working in the NHS


  • Evidence of good clinical skills as evidenced by portfolio
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - verbal and written


  • Extensive working knowledge of the requirements of undergraduate teaching programmes.
  • Knowledge of key clinical areas and clinical pathways.


  • Knowledge of local protocols.


  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to organise work load efficiently.
  • Ability to be self-directed. ?Enthusiastic, problem solving approach to tasks
  • Take pride in delivering a high quality service




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