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Chief Registrar in Medicine (ST4+ Equivalent)

Employer
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£55,329 to £63,152 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic and motivated senior trainees (ST4 +) with an interest in leadership, management and quality improvement to join Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust as Chief Registrars (one registrar to be based at each site). The Chief Registrar role provides higher specialty trainees with at least 40%-50% protected time to develop skills and confidence in leadership, management and quality improvement and 50%-60% time within a clinical setting. Learning that Chief Registrars gain from the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) bespoke development programme will be put into practice in a supported environment that provides autonomy, flexibility and support to develop projects that address key local challenges and priorities. Projects may include service improvement and development, engagement and morale and education and training and will be tailored to the Chief Registrar's interests as well as the needs of the Trust. All projects will have patient safety and the delivery of high-quality care at their core.

Main duties of the job

The Chief Registrars will be mentored by a senior clinical leader within the Trust and will gain a unique insight into leadership and management processes, as well as deeper knowledge of the NHS. They will benefit from a flexible training model that will enable them to develop a portfolio of experience and skills that will benefit future consultant posts and leadership roles and build a profile that will mark them out as a future clinical leader.

The Chief Registrars will have the opportunity to attend modules delivered as part of the RCP's bespoke development programme. These will cover, for example, change management, team culture and development, quality improvement, leadership, influencing and personal resilience. The programme runs from September 2024 to June 2025 and will comprise of five 2-day modules that you will be expected to attend.

About us

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

We also provide services such as consultant-led outreach clinics at the Wrekin Community Clinic, Telford, the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen and the Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Whitchurch Community Hospitals.

We employ almost 6,000 staff, and hundreds of staff and students from other organisations also work in our hospitals. We benefit from around 1,000 wonderful volunteers, and our main charitable partners are the League of Friends at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Friends of the Princess Royal Hospital, and the Lingen Davies Cancer Appeal which is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Job description
Job responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic and motivated senior trainees (ST4 or above) with an interest in leadership, management and quality improvement to join Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust as Chief Registrars.

The Chief Registrar role provides higher specialty trainees with at least 40%-50% protected time to develop skills and confidence in leadership, management and quality improvement. Learning that Chief Registrars gain from the Royal College of Physicians (RCPs) bespoke development programme will be put into practice in a supported environment that provides autonomy, flexibility and support to develop projects that address key local challenges and priorities. Projects may include service improvement and development, engagement and morale and education and training and will be tailored to the Chief Registrars interests as well as the needs of the Trust. All projects will have patient safety and the delivery of high-quality care at their core.

The Chief Registrar role will suit trainees who:

  • Want to learn about leadership and gain senior leadership experience
  • Are comfortable working in uncertain environments and across traditional boundaries
  • Relish the opportunity to develop their own ideas and initiatives
  • Are committed to and passionate about improving the NHS.

The Chief Registrars will be mentored by a senior clinical leader within the Trust and will gain a unique insight into leadership and management processes, as well as deeper knowledge of the NHS. They will benefit from a flexible training model that will enable them to develop a portfolio of experience and skills that will benefit future consultant posts and leadership roles and build a profile that will mark them out as a future clinical leader.

The Chief Registrars will have the opportunity to attend modules delivered as part of the RCPs bespoke development programme at either RCP North or RCP London. These will cover, for example, change management, team culture and development, quality improvement, leadership, influencing and personal resilience.

Applications are open to senior trainees:

  • At ST4+ level or above
  • Working full time or less-than-full-time
  • Who have a national training number
  • Who have full GMC registration

This is a fixed-term role for minimum of 12-months. The role can be undertaken in programme or out of programme (training or experience).

In the first instance, applications must be discussed with your educational supervisor and training programme director (TPD), and permission to apply must be granted by the TPD.

Person Specification
Qualifications/Training
Essential

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council
  • NTN ST4 or above or a LED with experience equivalent to ST4 or above
  • Approval from TPD to apply (NTNs)
  • Evidence of satisfactory/more than satisfactory progress through training, including annual review of competence progression (ARCP) outcomes or appraisal

Desirable

  • Additional relevant degree (intercalated, masters or doctorate)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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Company

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes’ drive apart covering a range of specialties and providing care to the local population. Almost a quarter of the county is designated as the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and we have three national nature reserves. We also have internationally important wetland sites, special areas of conservation (of European significance) and many sites of special scientific interest.

We are entering an exciting phase of change at SaTH with the transformation of the Princess Royal Hospital into a specialised site for planned care, and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital site a specialised site for emergency care through our Hospital Transformation Programme.

 

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01743 261000
Location
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Mytton Oak Road,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY3 8XQ
GB

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