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Clinical Research Fellow in ENT (CT1/2 Equivalent)

Medical & Dental: Clinical Fellow - (SHO

Main area
Otolaryngology (ENT)
Medical & Dental: Clinical Fellow - (SHO
12 month fixed term contract
40 hours per week
Job ref
£31,217 - £41,300 per annum
05/01/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Clinical Research Fellow in ENT

This post offers an exciting opportunity to join a tertiary ENT centre, gaining experience in head and neck oncology, Rhinology and Otology within a supportive learning environment.

Within this role, you will work as part of a team of 5 Clinical Fellows and be responsible for the day to day management of patients under ENT. This will include daily ward rounds, clerking acute admissions and working with registrars to co-ordinate patient care.

Your weekly timetable is designed to provide a balanced clinical experience with dedicated time for theatre and clinics where you will be able to expand your surgical skills under supervision and expand your procedural skills. There are also excellent opportunities to expand your Research, Clinical Audit, Quality Improvement and Teaching portfolios with several projects both departmental and trust wide.

Several of our Clinical fellows work on trust wide quality improvement projects, with some choosing to focus their research time on Education. The department welcomes 4th year medical students for 1 week placements and there are ample opportunities for teaching as part of this.

As a major tertiary referral centre, we offer general training as well as unique specialist exposure, with exciting opportunities in research and audit leading on, in many cases to publication.

Your training needs will be discussed with you upon starting with the trust, we pride ourselves on being able to offer each clinical fellow a unique experience that is catered to their own training goals.

On Call

You will be required to work a 1:9 full shift rota which comprises 7 long days and 7 nights split across a 9-week period. Out of Hours you will cross Cover ENT, Urology, Cardiothoracic and Renal Transplant. Out of hours is very well supported by a dedicated hospital at night team, with specialist registrars available 24 hours a day, with the Cardiothoracic registrar being based on site. There are excellent opportunities as part on the on-call rota to improve your acute illness management skills and experience surgical specialties outside of ENT.

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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

Mrs Nichani, Consultant Otolaryngologist on 0161 276 4426/ Miss Penney , Consultant Otolaryngologist on 0161 276 4456

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 701 5592