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Senior Clinical Fellow CESR Rotation posted by Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

Full Time
University Hospital Lewisham, London
£31,217 - £49,086 / year

Job Description

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping a our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Previous applicants need not apply.

We are advertising one post on our CESR rotational programme at University Hospital Lewisham Emergency Department The post is intended to provide the clinician with the support and training required to successfully complete all aspects of the CESR process. It will be possible to provide specific three month secondment-style modules to address relevant educational and competency needs. This post will be for 6 months in the first instance with a possible extension. Secondments available include Anaesthesia, ICM, Acute Medicine, Paediatric Emergency Medicine and we are exploring the possibility to have a secondment at our local major trauma centre. The remaining nine months of the year will be working in our adult emergency department. Our department is well renowned for its training and support. We operate weekly teaching sessions incorporating a monthly journal club, simulation MDT training(with in-situ component) , FRCEM mock OSCE and SAQ practice by our FRCEM examiners and supervised US training The Consultant body contains current FRCEM examiners, ATLS APLS & ALS instructors and all of whom are level 1 US trained. The evidence speaks for itself we have a proven track record in our long term middle grades successfully becoming consultants via the CESR process with the full support of the department, they would be happy to talk to you about this informally. There will be a specifically-designed training and teaching package for all successful applicants and there will be a designated Consultant supervisor for the duration of the rotation. From a clinical perspective these posts will participate in the 24 hour Emergency Department rota. The rotation is initially offered on a fixed term contract for 6 months after which we would envisage extension on a mutually agreed basis to a 12 month rolling contract. We would estimate it would take 4 years to complete all the rotations and complete the FRCEM examinations.

There is also a capacity to do extra ‘bank work’ within the ED and our current in house pay rates are well above the agency capping rate so that we can secure our own trusted staff to ensure no compromise in patient care.

We have a vision at Lewisham ED that we are slowly progressing to and that is one of providing evidence based emergency care to our patients with early senior supervision. This means early access to investigations and specialist opinions at all times of day. This can only be achieved by looking after our staff so they feel like part of the ED family and forming close bonds with acute specialties which you yourself will help to solidify.

Advertising date: 14th March 2019

Closing date: 28th March 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Shantini Pushparajah, email: ( Email address removed )

Dr Elaine Harding, email: ( Email address removed )

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.

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