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Clinical Fellow (ST1/2 Level) in General Surgery

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Applicants are invited to join the General Surgery Department at Whipps Cross University Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a clinical fellow ST1/ST2 to join our friendly department, based in an associate teaching hospital which is dedicated to teaching and training. This post is also suitable for GP trainees who would like more exposure to surgical conditions

The successful candidate will be working alongside the surgical team, assessing all general surgery admissions with one of the General Surgical firmsresponsible for both inpatient elective and emergency work.

You are encouraged to visit the Hospital. Further information will be available from

Ms Fiona Taylor (Clinical Lead), e-mail: Tel.02085395522 ext 6179

Main duties of the job

Clinical Governance & Audit

There is a robust clinical governance programme with a monthly morbidity and mortality meeting in general surgery. The post-holders are also expected partake in at least one audit project related to either general surgery. There is excellent support for this through the audit unit.

Study, Training and Teaching

Appointees will be expected to have completed foundation year training and embarked on or have passed the MRCS (or equivalent) examination, or to have at least completed the training requirements for the same. These posts DO NOT carry Deanery accreditation for the purposes of Surgical Training, though it is expected that they will provide training that will be of value to trainee surgeons.


Extensive research facilities exist at Barts Health NHS Trust and research will be actively encouraged within the department and in conjunction with other departments of the hospital where there is a wide range of research activity. There is ample time on the rota for fellows to complete a significant research project during the appointment.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The rotas are EWTD compliant (48 hrs)

Barts Health NHS Trust reserves the right to change the parameters of the

Standard working week, the number of hours additional duty you are required to undertake and the area in which you are required to undertake it, in the light of the requirements of the service. Barts Health NHS Trust will endeavor to give as much advance notice as possible of such change. In the event of a change in the number of additional duty hours you are required to undertake your pay will be adjusted appropriately.

You may be required to provide on-call cover and take for patients throughout Barts Health NHS Trust, including cross district, inter-directorate, and Barts Health NHS Trust reserves the right to change cover requirements in accordance with the needs of the service.

Person Specification

  • Previous involvement in governance & audit projects and teaching


  • Track record of involvement in research Publications


  • Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Up-to-date resuscitation Skills


  • Demonstrable interest in general surgery


  • Broad knowledge in pre- and post-operative patient care


  • MBBS
  • Completed the requirements for the MRCS


  • Part 1 MRCS


  • Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Strong sense of responsibility

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.




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