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RM21766 - Clinical Development Fellow

RM21766 - Clinical Development Fellow

Posted 5 days ago by NHS Grampian
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Dr Gray’s
Hospital welcomes Clinical Development Fellows as part of the team. Dr Gray’s
is the smallest District General Hospital in Scotland and therefore offers the
benefits of an experience aligned to Rural Medicine in a small friendly setting
and opportunity to work across specialties. Some specific benefits may include:

  • Clinical experience and practical skills are often gained
    where these would be hard to achieve in a larger teaching hospital environment. 
  • Direct consultant supervision, support and training 
  • Breadth of experience with opportunity to work in different
    specialties / settings including ED and theatres 
  • Further enhancement of your CV by incorporating this expanded
  • Additional hours pay given the small number out of hours (12
    hours/week) in the CDF contract. 

Exciting developments and workforce innovation are currently
taking place at Dr Gray’s Hospital by promoting Rural Medicine,
Acute Medicine and Family Medicine models as well as potential for some
specialist interests such as a transfer role. We are looking to
develop Dr Gray’s as a Centre of Excellence for Rural Medicine training and

The Clinical
Developmental Fellowship (CDF) programme is suitable for trainees who have
recently completed or are about to complete (Aug '17 or Aug'18) the UK
Foundation Programme, Core Surgical Training or Core Medical Training. 

programme is a generalist appointment to allow flexibility
across the hospital along with potential development of specialist interests
and potential to have a better educational experience in Women and Child Health
posts. It comprises of experience in a range of Clinical Specialties
including ED, AMAU, HDU, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Mental

In addition to the
clinical component you will be assigned to an area of developmental interest in
collaboration with the University of Aberdeen: such as Medical Education and Simulation training, Quality Improvement,
Research and Development, or Leadership and Management. These activities
will be supported through a mentorship programme and all successful applicants
will have the opportunity to complete a teaching qualification in a chosen area
of mutual benefit to the individual and NHS Grampian.


candidates will be contracted for 40 hrs
per week – 36 hours per week on average undertaking clinical activities
including an out-of-hours commitment; 12 hours per week on average will be
protected for developmental activities. The post holder will be paid at ST 1 - 3 level based on their previous experience. A banding supplement relevant to the
OOH component of their rotas will also be received.

post is of high educational value and supported by the University of Aberdeen
Medical School. However, it is not recognised for training by the Postgraduate

 The following incentives may be offered:

  • Neonatal life support training 
  • Opportunity to attend local training programmes 
  • Specialist interests such as pre-hospital & transfer

At Dr
Gray’s we value Clinical Development Fellows and want to invest in your future!

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC
is required. For more information visit  

further information please contact either:

Utkarsh Kulkarni                                        Dr Pamela Hardy

 Professional Lead for CDF’s and Pa’s            Lead
Consultant in Emergency Care, Dr Gray’s

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Reference: 36447765

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