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CESR Anaesthetics fellow

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 40 hours per week
Job ref
Southampton General Hospital
Salary period
28/04/2021 23:59

Job overview

Applications are invited for an Article 14 training post in anaesthetics to join an expanding team at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.  This position is 12 months in the first instance with anticipation to extend up to 60 months based on performance of the candidate. 

It is ideally suited for candidates who wish to complete their training through the article 14 ‘Certificate confirming Eligibility for Specialist Registration’ (CESR) route.The post is to support the middle grade tier of anaesthetic trainees at UHS. The successful candidate will undertake all duties that trainees at the same level of training are involved in. 


You will be in team built from consultants to trainees. 
112 Consultants
3 Professors
1 Senior Lecturer/ Consultant
5 Associate specialists
4 Specialty Grade Doctors
48 Specialist Registrars/ Research Fellows
8 CICU Fellows
11 NICU Fellows
2 Anaesthetic Fellows
4 ACCS trainees

Main duties of the job

You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached. 

Working for our organisation


As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities


It involves rotating through sub-specialty modules where the post holder will receive training and support equivalent to the other trainees on the program. We offer rotations in most anaesthetic sub-specialties including cardiothoracics, paediatrics and neuroanaesthesia.

The successful candidate will undertake all duties that trainees at the same level of training are involved in. UHS is a tertiary referral and teaching hospital for a large area in the south of England and the Channel Islands and caters for most surgical subspecialties. University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) became a Major Trauma Centre (MTC) in April 2012. The UHS MTC is the hub of a trauma network served by trauma units across central and Southern England.


Applicants should be or should have registered with the GMC with a Licence to practice, medical degree, primary FRCA, and completion of foundation years training or equivalent


Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

Basic Salary -  MT04        £50,017

Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 

Interviews will be held on TBC.

Job Reference: 188-MT0448 - This vacancy closes on or before:  28 April 2021

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered with the GMC with a Licence to practice
  • Medical degree
  • Primary FRCA
Desirable criteria
  • Research
  • Publications,
  • Higher degree


Essential criteria
  • Completion of foundation years training or equivalent
  • Core Level Training Certificate or equivalence approved
Desirable criteria
  • Research, audit, QI Experience
  • Teaching Experience


Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills, including with patients, nursing / medical/administrative staff
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary directorate structure.
  • Teaching skills
  • Ability to complete Audit

Special requirements

Essential criteria
  • Enthusiastic
  • Leadership skills.
  • Diplomacy
  • Ability to cope with stress
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change


Essential criteria
  • Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values Patients First
  • Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values Always Improving
  • Able to demonstrate behaviours that meet the Trust Values Working Together
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Poppy Mackie
Job title
Consultant Anaesthetist
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