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Clinical Fellow in Anaesthetics

Clinical Fellow

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Clinical Fellow
Fixed Term for 24 months
40 hours per week plus on-calls if applicable
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King's Mill Hospital
£35,000 - £ 48,000 per annum depending on post qualication and experience
02/08/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018, the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated doctors to work in the department of Anaesthetics and Critical Care Medicine at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS foundation trust.

Although this is a non-training grade post to help fill service requirements within the department support is given to teaching and training with an annual study budget of £600.00 and 10 days study leave. If successful you (dependent on your previous clinical experience) will work within the theatre and critical care environment under the supervision of Consultant colleagues.

Whilst the role will facilitate deliver of service including elective solo working with appropriate support. If successful there will be opportunity to tailor the role to your own career development on discussion with the Service Director. This would include opportunities to work within subspecialty roles including regional, obstetric, perioperative, paediatric and teaching depending on your career aspirations. Wherever possible we will support any exam preparation successful candidates require and attendance of in house teaching when possible. There would also be opportunity to contribute to quality improvement projects with time allowed on an ad hoc basis.

Additionally you will participate in the on call rota for Anaesthetics and where appropriate Critical Care and Obstetric anaesthesia based on the requirements of the department. The current rota structure for on- call follows a 1:8 pattern.

In order to be eligible to apply for this post you are required to have the following (please see the attached person specification for full details):

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Evidence of achievement of basic competencies in the field of anaesthesia
  • Successfully completed a minimum of CT1 on an accredited UK Anaesthesia Training Scheme
  • At least one attempt at the Royal College of Anaesthetists Primary FRCA Examination
  • Advanced Life Support provider certification within the last 4 years
  • Full registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to practice
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • At least 1 years UK in Anaesthesia/Critical Care experience (not including Foundation modules) or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis

A primary FRCA/ FFARCSI/ European Diploma or equivalent and experience in working in a District General Hospital are desirable but not essential.

Although this is a full time position, candidates wishing to work part-time and encouraged to apply. Part time doctors will be paid on a pro-rata rate.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Prospective candidates are most welcome to visit the hospital and are invited to contact:


Dr Rebecca Barker, Consultant Anaesthetist & Deputy Service Lead

Tel: (01623) 622515 Ext 4173 (First contact)


Dr Owain Thompson, Consultant Anaesthetist & Service Lead for Anaesthetics

Tel: (01623) 622515 Ext 4173