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Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiology

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Specialist doctor, Cardiology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Job Details

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to offer this 12- month fixed term position for a Senior Clinical Fellow to join the Cardiology team at the Bristol Heart Institute.

The post-holder will have opportunities for training in coronary angiography, echocardiography, complex imaging, electrophysiology and pacing depending on the interests and experience of the successful candidate.

The appointee will join a team of 11 cardiology registrars, including national trainees, and will look after cardiology inpatients, carry out outpatient clinics, and be part of the cardiology on-call rota throughout the post.

Main duties of the job

The Bristol Heart Institute is a state-of-the art £57m centre dedicated to cardiology, cardiac surgery, cardiac imaging and cardiovascular research. The Department of Cardiology provides a secondary and tertiary service for Bristol and the surrounding areas. The facility includes two cardiology wards and five dedicated catheterisation labs. The BHI also provides the 24/7 primary angioplasty service for the immediate catchment and the wider network. Outpatient clinics for general cardiology, as well as specialised clinics including heart failure, valvular heart disease, electrophysiology (EP), intervention and Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) take place in the BHI. A consultant led, post-take cardiology ward round is provided for all emergency admissions with a cardiac problem. This environment provides excellent opportunities for training.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description including the main responsibilities and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in Cardiology
  • Experience on-call at SpR level


  • Experience working in the NHS
  • Previous research experience

Skills and Abilities

  • British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation Level 1
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Effective information technology skills


  • Competence in database handling
  • Competence in medical statistics

Qualifications and Training

  • MRCP
  • Ability to perform at Cardiology ST3 level with support
  • GMC registration

Additional & Aptitudes

  • Supportive
  • Respectful
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative





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