Clinical Development Fellow Medical Education

NHS Shetland
Lerwick, Shetland Islands
32157 - 42544
12 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Development Fellow (Medical Education) Ref: IRC17723
General Medicine/A&E & General Surgery/A&E
Fixed term from 6 up to 24 months
Full time up to 48 Hours (including out of hours commitment)
£32,157 - £42,544 per annum pro rata plus banding supplement 2B
Distant Islands Allowance, Relocation Package, free board accommodation, return flights as well as a study budget for educational & advanced life support

This is a unique opportunity to gain high quality educational experience at an early stage of your career whilst combining this with gaining valuable acute clinical experience.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to experience acute care before committing to a programme of training through a Core or Specialty application. Post provides the opportunity to develop clinical and professional competence in a purposeful and supervised manner assisting personal development.
The clinical development will be combined with supervised and directed activity linked to an area of mutual professional interest including clinical teaching and more formal teaching opportunities with the University of Aberdeen MBChB programme, quality improvement and safety management and leadership development. The post holder will be offered Honorary Lecturer status with the University of Aberdeen for the period of their appointment and have tailored access to mentorship to support their development as a clinical educator. For more information go to /
There will be funding toward a recognised certificate in Medical Education as well as funding towards an advanced life support course or similar.
NHS Shetland is the most northerly Health Service in the UK and a unique setting in which to develop your career. We are, of course, a small organisation, with circa 650 staff looking after the health needs of some 23,000 people spread across 15 islands. However, what we lack in size, we more than make up for by way of the tight-knit, highly professional ethos that characterises every aspect of our operations. To find out more about living in Shetland go to .

Posts are based at the Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick and attract a relocation package of £2000 to £8000 depending on length of contract and Distant Islands Allowance of £1,738 per annum. Full GMC registration with a current licence to practice is essential for both roles.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Pauline Wilson (Consultant Physicians) or Mr Gordon McFarlane (Consultant Surgeon) at the Gilbert Bain Hospital. Contact via the hospital switchboard onor via email on or

Application closing Date: 31st October 2018
Telephone Interview: TBA

Please apply via the following link via eess:-

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