We currently have a Clinical Fellow position for a Paediatrician in the North West of England. The NHS Teaching hospital is extremely supportive with a history of specifically supporting Internationally trained doctors with first position in the NHS. They will also allow time to work as a Junior Fellow until SCF competencies are completed and then you will be able to move onto the Registrar rota. This position would ideally suit someone already in the UK as looking for a quick start.


The post:

  • The posts will provide excellent opportunities to gain training in general paediatrics and neonates at a registrar level. 
  • The post holder will have the option of gaining further subspecialty training in various paediatric subspecialties of their interest including epilepsy, cardiology, allergy, diabetes, respiratory medicine, nephrology, neonatology and community paediatrics. This would be provided through allocation of an appropriate supervisor, and attendance at specialty clinics.

Duties: 

  • The post holder will be covering both general paediatrics.
  • Assessment, care and treatment of patients presenting acutely to the specialty and formulating treatment decisions seeking advice from the consultant as appropriate. 
  • Running of wards with consultant cover on site during the day and consultant being off site in out of hours.
  • Attendance at clinical meetings and case conferences as appropriate.
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team. Communication with other team members as appropriate. Co-coordinating appropriate medical disciplines concerned with care for your specialty and communicating appropriately with general practitioners (GP’s) and community healthcare professionals
  • Supervision of more junior medical staff.
  • Participation in Teaching and training staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate.
  • Participation in relevant audit for the department and quality assurance procedures.

Additional support:

  • Post holder will attend a Trust Induction followed by departmental induction to ensure they have access to various IT systems and policies and protocols needed in day to day work.  If needed then we will provide opportunities to shadow the team for an agreed period before taking up clinical responsibilities.
  • One to one relocation support will be provided free of charge.
  • The Trust has an active Research and Development Unit that helps with ethical committee submissions, planning, funding and inter-departmental liaison for research projects. The appointee will be encouraged to develop research projects pertinent to their area of interest.  Most of the consultants contribute actively to on-going National or Local research programmes and is keen to support junior staff in clinical research.

Requirements: 

  • Full GMC 
  • MRCPCH 

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