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- Education Teaching Fellow, UK

Education Teaching Fellow


Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

REGISTRAR SALARY SCALE – £30,605- £48,123

Job Reference: 199-M8768

Employer:Croydon Health Services NHS TrustDepartment:Post Graduate & Undergraduate CentreLocation:Post Graduate Medical Centre, CroydonSalary:Medical & Dental payscal
Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly. Looking forward, we are also building a new £21.25m Emergency Department at Croydon University Hospital which will offer the highest standards of urgent and emergency care facilities to the borough and transform care for local people.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud. You won’t be disappointed.

Applications are invited for the post of Post Graduate & undergraduate clinical teaching fellow with an interest in General Medicine, ITU & Theatres or General Surgery
The post offers the opportunity to commence As soon as possible for one year that could be extended up to 2 years following a one year review. A shorter period can also be agreed to fit in with the Specialist training posts.

The post has been developed to improve delivery of training to medical students and foundation doctors on placements at Croydon University Hospital. Therefore the post holder is expected to play a major role in the training of medical students from St Georges and GKT Medical Schools and Foundation Trainees. The postholder is accepted to play significant role in the support of simulation for medical students and foundation doctors by working with the simulation fellows and the Director of medical Education (DME) in the simulation centre.

The post holder will teach and co-ordinate students and foundation doctors across all the acute services to ensure that they can achieve their learning objectives. There will be close liaison with the Consultants responsible for the students and other Clinical Teaching Fellows in the Trust to ensure coordination of undergraduate clinical teaching. There is also a commitment to the teaching and training of Foundation trainees and core speciality trainees.
At least 70% of the post holder’s time will be spent on teaching activities in the acute specialties with the opportunity to focus on a chosen sub specialty. The remainder of the week will be used either for clinical work to develop the individual’s career with an opportunity to pursue two sessions per week in a clinical area of their choice (subject to negotiation). A half day per week will be protected for personal professional development part of this should be used to further develop teaching skills. The post holder is expected to register for the Certificate Course in Medical Teaching which takes about a session per week. If an extended contract is offered it is anticipated that the post-holder will attain a certificate in medical teaching from St.George’s Hospital Medical School.
Regular update meetings will be held with the undergraduate sub-dean and the DME.
The successful candidate will have attained or be working towards a higher Postgraduate examination and at least two years of substantive previous experience at ST2 level within an NHS environment. An interest in medical education is essential.
The Post is suitable for ST3+ trainees looking to enhance their curriculum Vitae.

For informal discussion please contact Dr Gita Menon (Director of medical Education) via Nisha Patel - Medical Education Manager (Direct Line (0208 401 3840)

For further details / informal visits contact:
Croydon University Hospital
Post Graduate Medical Centre
Woodcroft Wing
Yellow Zone

Job posted on 9 August 2017.

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