Clinical Development Fellow Posts

NHS Highland
£31,220 - £41,305
09 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Medical Education Department
Clinical Development Fellow Posts
£31,220 - £41,305 per annum plus banding supplement
Fixed term for 12 months from 1st August 2018
2 x 6 month rotations

Based at locations throughout NHS Highland and NHS Orkney

Are you undecided about your career choices? Want to gain more clinical experience? Or develop an interest in education, research or management? Then a clinical development post might be for you. An opportunity to grow in confidence as a doctor whilst still gaining supported experience. 

Applications are invited for the above posts of Clinical Development Fellow which is available from1st August 2018 for a period of 12 months. These posts are available at various locations throughout NHS Highland and NHS Orkney (Inverness, Wick, Oban, and Kirkwall). Aimed at those doctors who have recently completed the foundation programme or core training. 

These posts will afford successful applicants the opportunity to experience a range of specialties across the three health boards with protected and mentored development time. 

Successful candidates will be contracted for up to 48 hours per week – 36 hours per week including out-of- hours commitment on average undertaking clinical activities; 12 hours per week on average will be protected for developmental activities. The post holder will be paid at ST level based on their previous experience. A banding supplement relevant to the OOH component of their rotas will be paid in addition to the basic salary for 40 hours. 

Your appointment will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service of Hospital Medical and Dental Staff and Doctors and Dentists in Public Health Medicine and the Community Health Service (Scotland). 

About NHS Highland: NHS Highland is a forward thinking health and care provider whose aim is to provide the best care, by employing the best people and nurturing staff to be the best they can be. 

The Highland Health and Social Care Partnership is responsible for providing a wide range of acute care, emergency care, primary care and community based health and social care services. These services are provided to around 232,950 people across 25,656 sq km (during the summer months the number of people in the area increases significantly due to an influx of tourists). 

The Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership manages acute, primary, community health and mental health services across the region. Much of the acute and more specialist services are provided from neighbouring NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. These services are purchased by the Operational Unit through formal contracts. 

About NHS Orkney: The smallest health board in Scotland NHS Orkney delivers top quality patient care; NHS Orkney is proud to deliver a wide range of health services to the people of Orkney, supplemented by specialist services provided by mainland health boards such as NHS Grampian and NHS Highland. We are in the process of actively investing in service repatriation and have already installed a new CT scanner and established consultant led services in anaesthesia, medicine, surgery and obstetrics and gynaecology. 

Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Emma Watson, Director of Medical Education on 01463 255075 or Dr Duncan Scott, Associate Director of Medical Education on 01463 706321/07720 849113.

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Job packs can be requested by emailing quoting the reference number or to download by clicking the apply button.. Completed applications should be returned to 

Please quote reference no: MS15.18.06a

Closing date: 27 April 2018.

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