Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Whiston, Prescot
£31,217 - £41,300 Per Annum
15 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Emergency Department on a fixed-term basis, until mid-December 2019. Our Emergency Department welcomes over 100,000 new patients a year, of which 22,000 are paediatric. There is 24-hour middle grade cover and consultant cover from 0800 until 2300 weekdays and 1000 until 2200 at weekends.

The post holder will contribute to the Emergency Service at Whiston Hospital participating in the initial assessment, treatment, referral and disposition of patients attending the Emergency Department. They will develop skills in managing the department to avoid unnecessary patient waits and maintain good clinical care to all patients.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult’s and children’s disclosure).

Due to the short term nature of the role and service demand, the successful candidate must hold a current registration with the GMC at the time of application. Candidates who are not GMC registered will not progress through to the shortlisting stage

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Positive organisation culture of safety
  • Quality of care
  • Staff engagement
  • Staff morale
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Providing a safe environment for staff

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Mr John Matthews, Clinical Director Emergency Medicine (email john.matthews@sthk.nhs.uk or Dr Hannah Coles, Consultant in Emergency Medicine (email hannah.coles@sthk.nhs.uk), who will be happy to discuss this opportunity with you.

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