Clinical Development Fellows

Shetland Islands
£31,220 - £41,305 per annum pro rata plus banding supplement 2B
16 Jun 2017
02 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Full time (including out of hours commitment)

£31,220 - £41,305 per annum pro rata plus banding supplement 2B

Distant Islands Allowance, Relocation Package, free board accommodation, return flights as well as other benefits available.

This is a unique opportunity to gain high quality educational experience at an early stage of your career whilst combining this with gaining valuable acute clinical experience.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to experience acute care before committing to a programme of training through a Core or Specialty application. Post provides the opportunity to develop clinical and professional competence in a purposeful and supervised manner assisting personal development.

Within surgery / A& E, post holders will gain exposure to general surgery, urology, orthopaedic trauma, emergency gynaecology, upper and lower GI endoscopy and common A & E presentations. The medical post gives a very wide experience of general medicine, working one to one with a consultant.

The clinical development will be combined with supervised and directed activity linked to an area of mutual professional interest including clinical teaching and more formal teaching opportunities, quality improvement and safety management and leadership development. There is potential for the post holder to have tailored access to mentorship and support their development as a clinical educator.

NHS Shetland is the most northerly Health Service in the UK and a unique setting in which to develop your career. We are, of course, a small organisation, with circa 650 staff looking after the health needs of some 23,000 people spread across 15 islands. However, what we lack in size, we more than make up for by way of the tight-knit, highly professional ethos that characterises every aspect of our operations. To find out more about living in Shetland go to

Posts are based at the Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick and attract a relocation package of £2000 to £4000 depending on length of contract and Distant Islands Allowance of £1,738 per annum. Full GMC registration with a current licence to practice is essential for both roles.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Jim Unsworth or Dr Pauline Wilson (Consultant Physicians) or Mr Gordon McFarlane (Consultant Surgeon) at the Gilbert Bain Hospital. Contact via the hospital switchboard on 01595 743000 or via email on or or

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Application closing Date: 2nd July 2017

Telephone Interview anticipated w/c 10th July 2017

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