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HEE Clinical Fellow in Medical Education

NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Research Fellow
Secondment for 12 months
10 PAs (40 hours) per week
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St Chad's Court
In line with secondee's current arrangements with seconding organisation
05/01/2020 23:59
Interview date

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

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HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently.  We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy’s pregnancy at work scheme.

Posts to start August/September 2020

1-year secondment

Health Education England (working across the West Midlands) are pleased to announce recruitment to our exciting HEE Clinical Fellowship posts, now in their second year.

These posts are available to medical trainees who wish to work full or less than full time.  Trainees must have completed Foundation Year 2 or equivalent at the time of their application.

Successful applicants will play a significant role in developing a range of programmes across the West Midlands as well as undertaking educational research. There are a range of HEE Clinical Fellowship posts available across several work streams as follows.  These are examples and will depend on availability.  Flexibility is offered depending on skills and experience:

  • Population Health Fellow
  • Simulation Fellow
  • Quality Improvement Fellow
  • Educational Leadership Fellow (School based)
  • Educational Leadership Fellow (LEP/Trust based)
  • Peer Mentoring/Professional Support Fellow
  • Educational Resource Development Fellow
  • Educational Research Fellow
  • Workforce Fellow
  • Multi-Professional Learning Fellow

The posts are based jointly between the local HEE office and NHS employer (e.g. NHS Trust, Lead Employer).  In addition to specific responsibilities, there is an option to continue a limited amount of agreed clinical work.

These roles are suitable any doctor in training who has completed Foundation Year 2 at the time of their application and has a passion for medical education and training.  This opportunity is open to trainees in any specialty, SAS doctors are also eligible. 

Successful candidates will also receive a £2,000 bursary to support a postgraduate qualification (such as a Certificate of Medical Education) in addition to associate membership of NACT UK (National Association for Clinical Tutors) for the duration of the programme.

General Information about the NHS in the West Midlands

The West Midlands combines the advantages of living in a stimulating urban environment with superb shopping, sports facilities, entertainment and lively culture, with a forward-looking and supportive training environment.

The central location is within easy access from the rest of the UK. London is 90 minutes away from Birmingham by road or rail. There are excellent local road and rail networks and a major international airport. From world-class NHS facilities and beautiful countryside within easy reach in all directions our region provides a wealth of opportunities.

We have close links with local Universities in Birmingham, Worcester, Keele, and Warwick. There are many academic opportunities and enthusiastic educators to enable continuing professional development and enhance your training.

The NHS in the West Midlands is a wide and varied organisation covering an area populated by almost 3 million people. It employs approximately 126,000 staff in hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and a host of other services, and treats around 100,000 people every day.

Across the West Midlands, there are many excellent examples of integrated services provided and, in many cases, jointly funded by the NHS and local authority partners and involving the third sector.

Closing date is 5th January 2020 at midnight (GMT).  Interviews are planned for 31st January 2020 at the HEE West Midlands Office, Birmingham.

Please note: This role will be offered on a secondment basis only, agreement should be obtained from the applicants employer before submitting the application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Andy Whallett - Deputy Postgraduate Dean

Mrs Wendy Cole - Regional Project Co-ordinator