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Specialty Doctor / Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Depending on experience £52,542-£82,418 / £37,737-£59,336 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a fixed term position of Specialty Doctor / Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics based at Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen.

The responsibilities of the post holder include Middle Grade Level duties. You will join a group of Paediatric Trainees and existing Specialty Doctors on the rota.

You will have the opportunity to run ward weeks, develop your own special interest with the provision of clinics, study leave and supervision.

Main duties of the job

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK.

The Women and Children's Health Directorate provides services for children, young people, and women within the HywelDdaHealth Board. The Paediatric team operates with a full senior nursing team.

The Directorate aims to provide fully integrated secondary children's services to flexibly meet the health needs of local children. Following reconfiguration of our service in West Wales, we operate one centralised SCBU (250 admissions/ year, retrieval by the neonatal transport service for intensive care), with acute paediatrics delivered in each district general hospital site.

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About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through: Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice
  • Valid Certified Advanced Life Support Skills
  • 4 years full-time postgraduate training (or part-time equivalent), at least 2 of which in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty
  • APLS / NLS or equivalent


  • Experience in community child health

Clinical Experience

  • Broad based experience in Child Health
  • Knowledge of UK hospital systems (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and participation in CPD
  • Competences in child health procedures
  • Ability to apply knowledge
  • Safe and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience of communicating bad news
  • Meet the requirement of the GMC's Good Medical Practice


  • Experience of NHS
  • Additional clinical qualification(s)
  • Wider experience, research and training in providing sub specialty service
  • Evidence of above average performance

Clinical Governance

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
  • Comprehension of core philosophy and building blocks of Clinical Governance


  • Knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge of annual job planning/appraisal review process


  • Experience and knowledge of critical appraisal of evidence so as to improve clinical outcomes


  • Evidence of initiating, progressing and concluding research projects with publication
  • Research degree


  • Evidence of organising programmes and teaching medical students and junior doctors
  • Willingness to teach all grades of professional multidisciplinary staff


  • Organisation of further teaching programmes in medical education
  • Training the Trainers experience


  • Knowledge of the management and structure of the NHS


  • Evidence of management training





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