Junior Clinical Fellow - Mountain Medicine Rotation

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


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Job overview

Chesterfield Royal Hospital is delighted to invite applications for the post of Junior Clinical Fellow - Mountain Medicine.

This innovative core level post will allow successful applicants to undertake the Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM) provided by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) (or other related postgraduate study). This will be underpinned by appropriate rotational posts of 6 months duration to include:

  • Medicine (with links to Cardiology) / Emergency Medicine
  • Orthopaedics / Medicine (with links to Respiratory Medicine)

The postgraduate qualification provides health care professionals with the medical skills to operate independently in the mountain environment and a flexible blended learning programme is used to provide the theoretical and practical knowledge for managing the specific illnesses and diseases that may occur.

The course will be completed over 2 years and is delivered through 4 weeks of residential teaching and an online learning platform.

Main duties of the job

You will contribute to provision of clinical services alongside core rotational speciality trainees, Trust fellows and established consultant staff.

Out of hours cover is required as appropriate on one of the established specialty based rolling rotas.

General duties:

  • To monitor the progress of patients, prescribing and administering as appropriate, within established guidelines and any significant changes in progress as necessary.
  • To participate in the daytime duty rota and the out of hours full shift rota.
  • To participate in the work of the Cardiac Arrest and Trauma teams, should an emergency arise when on-call and available.
  • Undertake Continuing Professional Development in line with requirements of the post and gain education towards the Mountain Medicine qualification.

About us

Chesterfield Royal Hospital is a friendly District General with the beautiful Peak District on its doorstep. This post presents a great opportunity to live and work in some of the finest landscape this country has to offer.

Major cities such as Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham and Derby are within an hours train journey, and local airports include East Midlands and Leeds Bradford, with London within a couple of hours drive. There are excellent schools in the local area, only a few minutes from the hospital, as well as nursery childcare on-site.

We are a close-knit, supportive and friendly organisation where each of our 4200 members of staff are valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action (LiA), QSIR (Quality Service Improvement and Re-design), Human Factors and Leading the Chesterfield Way leadership framework we engage our teams and empower everyone at all levels to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification which gives details regarding the job role, and also contact details should you wish to discuss any aspect of the job.

Person Specification



  • Good communication with patients, peers & nursing staff & good standard of written English
  • evidence of effective team working



  • Experience in General Medicine/ED/Orthopaedics.
  • Completion of Foundation competenceis or equivalent


  • NHS Experience



  • GMC - at point of taking up post





  • MRCP Part 1

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Chesterfield Royal Hospital



S44 5BL

Employer's website


Date posted

30 April 2021

Pay scheme

Hospital, medical and dental


Doctor - other


£33,128 to £52,090 a year




2 years

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Chesterfield Royal Hospital



S44 5BL

Supporting documents

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