Educational Fellow General Surgery | East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 24-Mar-23

Closing Date: 23-Apr-23

Location: St. Leonards-On-Sea, TN37 7RD

Salary: Not specified

Educational Fellow General Surgery | East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Educational Fellow in General Surgery that is fully accredited by the Brighton and Sussex Medical School starting in August 2023.

The post-holder will be expected to the work closely with our Undergraduate Medical Education Team in order to develop their competencies via a structured teaching programme.

The post will also involve completion of a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Brighton University that is fully funded by Medical Education. The post is based at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital for a period of one year.

The post will especially be advantageous for a CT level doctor interested in a career in General Surgery. The individual will have an opportunity to continue their General Surgery practice within a supportive, collegiate environment, whilst also developing a recognised clinical teaching portfolio.

The appointee will undertake clinical duties under supervision that reflect their level of competency.

There will be a further 16 hours (40%) to support Undergraduate Education across both within General Surgery and Surgical Assessment wards and the Postgraduate Medical Centre. This time will be spent flexibly to support undergraduate activities. It is proposed that during these periods the appointees will spend one day a week in the Education Centre. The appointees will have 4 hours per week (10%) for Personal Professional Development working towards completion of a PG Certificate, Diploma or MA in Clinical Education.

The appointee will be part of the newly established Surgical Ambulatory Service, acute patients on the wards and acute take. This will be banded accordingly.

There will be fixed on-calls for Acute General Surgery at Eastbourne District General Hospital including weekends. Further on-call opportunities may be available with mutual agreement.

At East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) we provide safe, compassionate and high quality hospital and community care to the half a million people living in East Sussex or visiting our local area.

We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex with an annual turnover of £476 million. Our extensive health services are provided by over 7000 dedicated members of staff working from two acute hospitals in Hasting and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites across East Sussex and in people’s own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the health and care regulator, rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. Our acute hospital at Hastings and our Community Services are also rated ‘Outstanding’. Our acute hospital at Eastbourne is rated ‘Good’.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Apr 2023

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