Junior Clinical Teaching Fellow - Gynaeoncology

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Previous applicants need not apply

The post would suit someone who aims to pursue a career in gynaecological oncology and who wishes to develop an interest in teaching whilst broadening their clinical and research experience. The successful candidate will play a central role in the coordination, organization, and delivery of the undergraduate clinical teaching program for 5 sessions per week (annual average). The remaining 5 sessions per week will consist of clinical duties research and professional development. There are no on-call commitments to the post but locum opportunities may be available. The main clinical duties will be in a Gynaecological Oncology department. Specialist clinics and training can be arranged according to career interests. Opportunities for clinical research are available and can be tailored to individual requirements. You will be supervised by a Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist having a large commitment to undergraduate training.

Main duties of the job

The post includes the opportunity to undertake a formal qualification in Medical Education (Certificate or Diploma) during their employment within the Trust. Any formal qualification will be undertaken during the year of employment within the Trust and is subject to a financial cap (international applicants may not be eligible for this funding and if wishing to pursue a qualification, this may need to be funded personally.

Ideally the successful applicant will have completed Foundation Training (or equivalent) and ST1 & 2 in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This post is ideal for someone with Part 1 and/or part 2 Membership.

The post is advertised for a doctor who would function at Tier 1 level, (SHO grade/Junior Clinical Teaching Fellow).

About us

We care passionately about our staff - 'our people' - are the heart of our organisation. Our vision is to make the Trust the best place to work, and we believe the people who work and volunteer for us make the difference between good care and excellent care.

And our workforce agrees! In the 2021 national NHS Staff Survey, our staff told us they would recommend the Trust to others as a great place to work.

While they told us patient care is of course their priority, our staff ranked the trust among the top 25 in the country - well above the national average and outperforming other Trusts in areas such as:

  • Equality and diversity - we were ranked above average in terms of acting fairly when it came to career progression or promotion, with nearly 90% of staff agreeing that we treat them fairly, regardless of people's ethnic background, sexual orientation, age or gender.
  • Recommending the Trust as a place for care or treatment
  • Feeling that your role makes a difference to patients
  • Involvement in decisions that affect your team or area
  • Feeling safe at work

Date posted

28 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£43,923 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

297-6128191-B

Job locations

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


Job description

Job responsibilities

The departments provide undergraduate teaching to medical students from Newcastle University in both stage 3 and stage 5 as part of their Womens Health rotations. Teaching is provided in a variety of clinical settings and the post holder would be expected to provide teaching to individuals, small groups and more formal teaching sessions in addition to being trained as a simulation training faculty member whilst in post.. The post holder would be expected to participate in student induction sessions and assessment sessions alongside Miss Ang. A variety of clinical sessions are provided within the job plan and it is expected that these will provide the post holder with valuable clinical experience as well as providing an opportunity to deliver clinical teaching.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The departments provide undergraduate teaching to medical students from Newcastle University in both stage 3 and stage 5 as part of their Womens Health rotations. Teaching is provided in a variety of clinical settings and the post holder would be expected to provide teaching to individuals, small groups and more formal teaching sessions in addition to being trained as a simulation training faculty member whilst in post.. The post holder would be expected to participate in student induction sessions and assessment sessions alongside Miss Ang. A variety of clinical sessions are provided within the job plan and it is expected that these will provide the post holder with valuable clinical experience as well as providing an opportunity to deliver clinical teaching.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise workload & use initiative.
  • Ability to know own limitations & when to seek advice.
  • Good communication skills
  • NHS experience
  • Meet the requirements of the GMC's Good Medical Practice.
  • Eligibility or valid / relevant GMC registration.
  • Experience in formal and informal teaching, especially undergraduate education.
  • Commitment to continuing educational and personal development.
  • Valid permit / status to remain/work in UK.

Desirable

Desirable

  • Knowledge of IT
  • Evidence of research developments.
  • Progress towards Higher Medical Qualification.
  • MRCOG part 1.
  • Research experience
  • Colposcopy experience / BSCCP accreditation or equivalent
Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise workload & use initiative.
  • Ability to know own limitations & when to seek advice.
  • Good communication skills
  • NHS experience
  • Meet the requirements of the GMC's Good Medical Practice.
  • Eligibility or valid / relevant GMC registration.
  • Experience in formal and informal teaching, especially undergraduate education.
  • Commitment to continuing educational and personal development.
  • Valid permit / status to remain/work in UK.

Desirable

Desirable

  • Knowledge of IT
  • Evidence of research developments.
  • Progress towards Higher Medical Qualification.
  • MRCOG part 1.
  • Research experience
  • Colposcopy experience / BSCCP accreditation or equivalent

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

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

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

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

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


Employer's website

https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


Employer's website

https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Gynaeoncologist

Mr Ali Kucukmetin

akucukmetin@nhs.net

01914820000

Date posted

28 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£43,923 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

297-6128191-B

Job locations

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

NE9 6SX


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