Skip to main content

This job has expired

Clinical Fellow in Cardiology

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£43,923 a year
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

View more

Specialist doctor, Cardiology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

The Post

The department wishes the successful candidate to receive high quality training and the timetable will vary according to their educational needs and stage in training. This post is an ideal opportunity to develop experience in Cardiology either at CMT level to solidify career aspirations in Cardiology and develop skills to enhance prospects in that field.

Main duties of the job

Principle Duties

The post holder will work in the Cardiology department, being an integral member of the Cardiology team. The role will be to provide daily support to the Cardiology ward (B14) and any outlying Cardiology patients by working as part of the ward MDT and in cooperation with the Cardiology consultant of the week and other junior and middle grade staff. In addition, the junior clinical fellow will receive training at a level appropriate to their stage of career and previous experience. This will include out-patient clinics and can include training/ experience in other aspects of invasive and non-invasive Cardiology as agreed between the post holder and the department.

The post holder will take an active part in MDT meetings and will be encouraged to undertake audit and there is opportunity to be involved in research.

The post holder will have to contribute to weekend daytime ward cover.

The post holder will also be involved in teaching, The teaching fellow post will consist of 50% teaching 50% clinical mainly to the medical students.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description
Job responsibilities


The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust has with Wolverhampton University developed a modular educational programme which can lead to the award of an MSc. This has been developed for clinical fellows within the Trust and, depending on satisfying the entry criteria, the successful candidate for this post would be encouraged to take up this opportunity. Alternatively, the successful candidate would be supported in their studies towards MRCP I or II.



  1. In conjunction with colleagues, to provide a service in Cardiology.
  2. In conjunction with colleagues, to play a full part in management of Cardiology in-patients
  3. To provide cover for colleagues in respect of periods of leave.
  4. In conjunction with colleagues, to take part in medical audit and research as appropriate.
  5. In conjunction with colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met.
  6. To ensure that there are adequate arrangements for hospital staff involved in the care of your patients to be able to contact you when necessary.

Junior Medical Staff

  1. In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to play a full part in the supervision of junior medical staff.

Management & Service Development

  1. In conjunction with colleagues, to take responsibility for the best use of departmental staffing and other resources to ensure the maximum efficiency of the department.
  2. To observe the Trusts agreed policies and procedures, in particular in relation to managing staff, and to follow the Trusts Standing Orders and Standing Financial Instructions. These policies and procedures have been drawn up in consultation with the profession on clinical matters.

Clinical Governance

  1. In conjunction with colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met.

Health & Safety

  1. To take responsibility for your own Health & Safety complying with any safe working arrangements, policies and procedures which are in place.
  2. To accept a duty to other staff and patients to ensure that any hazards are reported and managed appropriately.

Any Other Duties

  1. Any other duties as deemed appropriate.

Person Specification
Educational Qualifications

  • Full registration and a licence to practise with the GMC


  • Full MRCP membership / ALS


  • A minimum of completion of FY2


  • Subspecialty training or equivalent




Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert