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Senior Clinicial Fellow in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

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

We are delighted to invite applications for a 6-12 month fixed term post as an Senior Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. This post will join The Royal London's team of Emergency Medicine specialist clinical fellows. The posts can commence in August 2024 or February 2025.

Our Clinical Fellow posts are intended to provide experience in Paediatric Emergency Medicine in a major trauma centre. They are aimed at Emergency Medicine or Paediatric trainees, looking to gain further experience in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. We offer three different varieties of the Clinical Fellow programme:

  • Online learning with Don't Forget the Bubbles
  • Medical Education
  • Trauma

20% of the job plan is spent doing the Fellow's special programme activity, with the majority of the job being a middle-grade in our Paediatric ED.

Fellows will have 40 days per 12 months to be spent undertaking one of the special programmes (i.e. DFTB, Trauma, or Medical Education). Please see the job description for full details of the special programmes.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will join a highly motivated, consultant led team delivering high quality emergency care to East London. The department receives a full range of emergencies from the local area in addition to major trauma from North East London and Essex with a total of 180,000 patients seen each year including 40,000 paediatric patients.

The post includes registrar level duties in the paediatric emergency department working on a full shift rota. Clinical duties are supported by 24/7 consultant presence, senior training registrars and a team of junior doctors and practitioners.

Candidates must hold full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice.

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 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.

Please view the attachment below.

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 or equivalent degree
  • Full GMC registration
  • Up-to-date APLS certificate


  • MCEM, MRCPCH or equivalent
  • FCEM or equivalent
  • Other postgraduate degree


  • 5 years of post-graduate clinical experience including F1 and F2 years or equivalent
  • 6 months of paediatric emergency experience


  • 12 months of paediatric experience
  • Experience of designing educational programmes
  • Experience of teaching a range of audiences


  • Ethos of lifelong learning and a desire to continually gain and improve knowledge and skills


  • Evidence of creating online learning content
  • Demonstrated interest in FOAM
  • Understanding of social media


  • Motivated and able to work independently when required Work well in a multidisciplinary team
  • Caring, compassionate and respectful of patients and colleagues
  • Communicate effectively with patients
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Able to produce clear and concise computer written clinical notes including structured clinical coding
  • Communicate effectively through written documents


  • Level 3 children's safeguarding




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