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Education Academy Fellow (ST3+) in Emergency Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
Depending on experience Per Annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

We are looking to increase our Education fellows to support Education for Undergraduates and Post Graduate trainees across Barts Health. We are looking for a trainee with an interest in Medical Education. One post would be at Whipps Cross University Hospital and the other at the Royal London and One post at Newham University Hospital. The post is divided between 60% clinical activity of which the shifts will include days, lates,evenings, nights and weekends not exceeding 60% on-call hours. The exact days on the rota can beflexible and negotiable . Will come with associated banding pay and 40% (fixed days) will be dedicated to education delivery at that site.

Main duties of the job

The Education Academy within Barts Health is expanding in response to need with increasing numbers of students and trainees. There is a real need to ensure that students receive excellent tuition and that trainees have the best possible educational supervision. Emergency Medicine (EM) lends itself to simulation training with many patients managed by large teams with complex medical problems. The Professor in Emergency Medicine has a recognised interest in focused ultrasound, resuscitation, procedural sedation and advanced airway care.

The successful candidate will be integral in the role out of simulation based training in these areas. In line with our Education Strategy, we intend to improve education by building a Trainee Teaching Faculty made up of Specialty Teaching Fellows who contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate training and drive forward our distributive simulation strategy.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post is for one year and the core remit will be to support different modalities in Education for the undergraduate and post graduate medical trainees that are based within the Emergency Department. They would also be involved with team based simulation training both within the department and formerly within the Simulation Centres. The successful applicant will be expected to assist Clinical Skills and Simulation for both under and post-graduates across Barts Health. All fellows joining our team will be invited to join our Education Forum where fellows have access to a structured development programme. All our fellows are encouraged to undertake a PG Cert in Education. For those who already have this there will be an opportunity to undertake ILM3 (Leadership & Management Course). Funding will be available towards supporting this.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract from August 2024. The successful applicant will get support and development in this role from the Education Team as well as having a named supervisor in the Emergency Department. The post would typically suit anyone just about to start specialist training or those wishing to undertake further training in medical education as part of an Out of Programme Experience (OOPE) from their training programme. Prior agreement must be sought with the relevant Specialty Training Committee (STC). The post will be 40% education commitment and 60% clinically rota duties within the Emergency Department.

Person Specification

  • MBBS MS or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration
  • ALS


  • MCEM (or FRCEM primary/intermediate)


  • Level 1 Ultrasound experience
  • Clinical background of Emergency Medicine
  • Evidence of expert clinical skills & ability to work outside traditional boundaries
  • Experience of involvement in research/written papers/public presentation
  • AT least 3 years training in EM or ACCS and CT3 post in EM or equivalent
  • NHS clinical experience


  • Previous experience in delivering education, ideally in an inter-professional setting


  • Basic knowledge of educational theory
  • Computer literacy: word, excel, power point


  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Good spoken & written English
  • Good organisational & time management skills
  • Ability to use initiative & judgement
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • Demonstrates self-motivation & ability to motivate others
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve


  • Ability to interact well with all members of multi-professional team with diplomacy, persuasion & tact
  • Ability to manage & develop a multi-professional team
  • Evidence of expert clinical skills & ability to work outside traditional boundaries
  • Good understanding of
  • Equal opportunities
  • Health & Safety
  • Data Protection
  • Ability to work under pressure

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