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Education Fellow - OMFS

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 Per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

The Education Academy within Barts Health is expanding in response to the need with increasing numbers of students and trainees and commitment to offer the best educational experience for our trainees. There is a real need to ensure that students receive excellent tuition and that trainees have the best possible educational supervision. In line with our Education Strategy, we intend to improve education by building an Education Fellow faculty base made up of Specialty Teaching Fellows who contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate training and support Inter-professional Innovations.

Barts Health Simulation Service has four dedicated Simulation and Essential Clinical Skills Centres based at Newham University Hospital, Whipps Cross University Hospital, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London. Each of these centres has a proud history of being innovative and award winning. These departments are teaching areas with fully equipped simulation and clinical skills teaching and Haptic Clinical Skills facilities.

The post holder will have the opportunity to work across sites with other education fellows.

Main duties of the job

To assist Barts Health Education Team and Clinicians in their educational strategy to design, develop, deliver & evaluate clinical education programmes which encompass essential clinical skills, high fidelity simulation, human factors, communications skills & patient safety training.

Provision of clinical education for undergraduate and postgraduate clinical trainees in OMFS, including simulation and clinical skills for post graduate trainees in OMFS.

Support the trusts long term strategy to embed a culture of Patient Safety & Human factors awareness through all educational programmes.

To assist in providing high quality educational experiences for Barts Health and users of the Education Academy facilities.

To develop and deliver and provide support and supervision to trainees with a focus on OMFS as part of a multidisciplinary approach where relevant.To take part in on-going research projects, or undertake original work under supervision with the aim of producing peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national and international meetings.

The post holder might be required to work across the Trust at any time throughout the duration of his/her contract, which may entail travel and working at different hospital.

The post would be divided 50/50 into direct clinical care and educational activity.

About us

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.

Barts Health supports The Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The full job description and the person specification provide an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role,outlining the qualification, skills, experience, and knowledge required.

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Please be advised that the vacancy advertisement may close early if a sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore, we recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

Person Specification

  • MBBS
  • ATLS
  • Registration and licensing held with the GMC
  • MRCS


  • Higher Speciality Training clinical experience in OMFS
  • Evidence of expert clinical skills & ability to work outside traditional boundaries
  • NHS clinical experience


  • Previous experience in delivering education, ideally in an interprofessional setting
  • Experience of involvement in research/written papers/public presentation


  • 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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