Clinical Teaching Fellow (Professionalism) in Glasgow

      Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Medical...       Department of Medical Education   NHS... ​​​​​​​The NHS Lanarkshire Department of Medical Education has an exciting opportunity for Clinical Teaching Fellows with an...

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      Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Medical Education

      Department of Medical Education   NHS Lanarkshire

​​​​​​​The NHS Lanarkshire Department of Medical Education has an exciting opportunity for Clinical Teaching Fellows with an interest in professionalism and research or in core teaching. The post is available from 3rd August 2022 for 12 months

The professionalism and research post will work on specified research projects with both post having the support of the Director of Medical Education, Associate Director medical education, specified supervisors, Deputy Director of Medical Education (Undergraduate) and Hospital Sub Deans, the post-holder will lead projects and contribute to the organization and delivery of predominantly undergraduate medical teaching. Although all the post is primarily aimed to support and develop undergraduate medical Education there will be opportunities to work in postgraduate medical education.

The post will contribute to development and delivery of the NHS Lanarkshire simulation and skills-based teaching programme for undergraduate, postgraduate trainees and work experience programs for school pupils. This may include for example ALS, simulation based teaching (Medical Emergencies, clinical procedural skills and Recognition and Management of the Sick Patient) and involvement with the foundation programme curriculum teaching, both on hospital sites and at general training days.  Post holders will also contribute to case based learning sessions at the University of Glasgow, along with OSCE development and examination.

The Post holders will work in a team of NHSL Clinical Teaching Fellows though will be attached primarily to one hospital base but duties may be undertaken at any site. The Clinical Teaching Fellow will attend regular group meetings to review educational outcomes, provide peer support and develop on-going educational activity. Additional responsibilities and involvement in departmental research will be expected as outlined by the Director of Medical Education and post supervisors, along with contribution to medical education conferences.

The post-holders are expected to undertake personal study in the field of Medical Education dependant on previous educational qualification and, in particular, to complete a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education during their year’s attachment (preferred provider Dundee University). Paid time during working hours is provided to enable this (max.1 session).  Course is being sponsored through medical education department.

Banding will be at 1C, post-holders are expected to maintain and develop their clinical skills through a weekly clinical session provided (duties for which will be arranged by local negotiation dependent on the previous experience of the trainee / their desired clinical development). CTF can opt to upgrade to 1B banding with relevant clinical department (duties for which will be arranged by local negotiation, with and at the discretion of the relevant clinical department).

 The post holders are expected to comply with formal supervisory and assessment processes in regard to both their clinical and teaching activities.

Although particularly suitable for trainees holding a NTN as an Out of Programme Experience, consideration will be given to those between programmes with and interest in Medical Education.

Trainees who seek the post as an OOPE should have attained approval for this prior to interview.

Further information is available on our website at:

Should you wish to discuss the posts further please contact:

Dr Scott Oliver, Lead Clinical Trainer


01236 748748 ext 404831

Mrs Catie Paton Associate Director medical education

01698 752838

Dr Ian Hunter, Director of Medical Education

01698 752838

Applicants must also have successfully completed Foundation Training in a UKFPO affiliated Foundation Programme or equivalent prior to the post start date.

For application queries contact Iain Crosby HR Assistant  on 01698 754353 or .

Please visit for details on how to apply.

‘In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.

*Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.’

NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by the UK Border Agency. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category.

Candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship can access further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points based system that now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK at .

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