Trust Foundation Year 2 (F2 LAS)

Yeovil, Somerset
£28,640 - £32,386 per annum
02 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Have you completed your F1 year?  Are you looking for your F2 placement?

Keep reading and apply today!

Yeovil Hospital are excited to offer the following Foundation Year 2 (Locum Appointment for Service) posts:

Post 1: General Medicine & Geriatrics / Paediatrics / General Medicine & Geriatrics

Post 2: General Surgery / General Medicine & Endocrinology / Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Post 3: Obstetrics & Gynaecology / Emergency Department / General Medicine & Endocrinology

The posts are fixed term for a maximum of one year and available from 1st August 2018 to 6th August 2019.

Rotations consists of three departments during the one year placement, working a maximum of 4 months in each specialty.  This is in line with national rotation dates set by NHS Employers.  

Although these posts do not have Royal College or Postgraduate approval for training, they are educationally sound and well supported, with excellent opportunities for gaining experience.  You will be supported through the e-portfolio system (HORUS) or you will receive an Alternative Certificate of Foundation Professional Capabilities form approved by your supervising consultant(s) at the end of each year.

You will have opportunities to undertake simulation training throughout your training. The training takes place in our new simulation room or the clinical environment. We are fortunate to have a number of highly experienced simulation faculty who are developing a number of simulation programmes. A key focus of the simulation training is the deteriorating patient with a particular emphasis on human factors. There will also be opportunities for those with an interest in simulation training to join the faculty and develop their training skills.

You must hold a medical degree from an institution recognised by the GMC. You must hold full GMC registration and a licence to practise at time of applying.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate in English in a clinical environment.

Yeovil Hospital are a pioneering research active organisation and we are proud to be doing things differently; whether that be redefining the shape of the local health and care system through our innovative plans for integrated care, or developing new services such as our Frail Older Person’s Assessment Service and our Medically Fit for Discharge Ward.

As well as creating the future, we also know the importance of providing really good, safe, and caring services for our patients. Our iCARE ethos sets out the principles which every member of our staff works to, ensuring good communication, attitude, respect and care for the hospital environment. Our patients tell us we’re getting this right, with our Friends and Family Test results consistently above 95 per cent (patients ‘extremely likely’ or ‘likely’ to recommend us to their friends and family).

Yeovil Hospital is a rural hospital based in the market town of Yeovil, serving a population of around 185,000 people in south Somerset and Dorset. We are two hours from London and less than one hour from the nearest Jurassic coastline.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Oliver Donaldson, Foundation Programme Director, 01935 384597.

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