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Clinical fellow in neuro intensive care and anaesthesia

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 6 or 12 months
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£37,935 - £48,075 per annum
13/04/2020 23:59

Online applications are invited to apply for a clinical fellow post in Neurosciences intensive care and anaesthetics commencing August 2020. This post is for 6 months or 1 year.


The Neuro ICU is a 13 bedded dedicated Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit. The unit admits approximately 650 patients per annum (200 severe head injuries, 140 SAH, 100 emergency neurosurgical cases, 200 elective neurosurgical cases, 20 neurology/general ICU cases).

This Clinical Fellow post is 1 of 15 doctors on a full shift rota which is well supported by dedicated Consultant input.


The unit is recognised by the Intensive Care Medicine Specialty training committee for training in intensive care medicine and ICM and ACCS trainees work on the unit. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in the clinical research trials and audits currently underway in NeuroICU. Support for study leave will be given.


A proportion of the posts are at ST3 level and a proportion at F3 level and while previous ICU experience is preferable it is not essential. Applicants with Anaesthetics, medical, emergency medicine or surgical backgrounds will be considered.

Applicants must have completed foundation competencies or equivalent before starting.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.


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 – MT03         £37,935                

Basic Salary -  MT04        £48,075

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 Wednesday, 29 April 2020.

Job Reference: MT0245 - MEDICAL This vacancy closes on or before: 13th April 2020


As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.


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. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


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.

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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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