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Senior Clinical Fellow (post CCT) in Anaesthetics

Senior Clinical Fellow (Post CCT)

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Senior Clinical Fellow (Post CCT)
Fixed term: 6 months (4/8/23 to 4/2/24)
Full time
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Anaesthetics Medical Staff
£58,398 per annum pro rata
Salary period
03/04/2023 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here? So do we.

We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be.  We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.


Job overview

Applications are invites for a new, full time Anaesthetics appointment in response to service requirements to begin 4th August 2023 to 4th February 2024 extendable with mutual agreement.

A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time post will receive equal consideration. If such a candidate is appointed the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion.  Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post.  The Trust operates job share and flexible working. 

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will provide Anaesthesia and Critical Care services as timetabled by the Department. This includes both pre-operative assessment of patients and ongoing post-operative anaesthetic support of patients in Recovery Ward and beyond. The role also includes daytime, weekend and evening work. The appointee will be expected to contribute to a 1 in 8 full shift rota.

The post CCT program is designed to meet the individual learning needs of the individual applicant but is usually tailored to focus on specific sub-specialty areas of anaesthetic practice.  The NNUH is a high volume tertiary centre and can offer high quality clinical exposure in anaesthesia for a vast range of specialties.

Working for our organisation

The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the busiest teaching trusts in England. We serve over 900,000 people across Norfolk, North Suffolk and surrounding areas for specialist services. In 2016/17 our 7,500 members of staff delivered 816,000 outpatient appointments, 90,000 day cases and 90,000 inpatient admissions from our two hospitals

Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, Our PRIDE values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do

Our clinical services are structured across four divisions offering a wide range of careers to new staff of all disciplines. Our four divisions are Medicine, Surgery, Women’s and Children’s, and Clinical Support Services. We always strive to hit the highest standard in each of these areas, including pioneering treatments and the best career development for employees. In addition, the Trust provides a full range of more specialist services such as Oncology and Radiotherapy, Neonatology, Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, Paediatric Medicine and Surgery

We want to recruit people who are looking for new challenges and opportunities, share our values and want to be part of our vision to provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description for the full details of the post and the person specification. 

Full GMC on application is required. 

The appointment is to the Trust, not to specific hospitals.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Maintain full GMC Registration
  • FRCA or equivalent
  • Post CCT or equivalent at point of commencing post
Desirable criteria
  • Additional Qualifications to support the application ( FFICM, EDRA, FFPMRCA)


Essential criteria
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Being able to communicate with patients, colleagues and staff at all levels
  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm for service development and teaching.
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrated success in service/quality improvement.
  • Managerial/leadership experience

Training and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Recent experience and familiarity of working in UK Hospitals and aware of practices within UK (or equivalent)
  • Training and expertise in children’s safeguarding
  • Knowledge of contemporary NHS management issues and political context
  • Not previously released or removed from an Anaesthetics Training Programme (expect under exceptional circumstances).
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest
  • Completion of general management course and interest in medical management


Essential criteria
  • Commitment to develop an appropriate special interest


Essential criteria
  • Flexible outlook on working hours.
  • Able to fulfil all the duties of the post, including on-call commitments
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and encourage junior medical staff
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to travel across multi-sites whilst public transport may not be available.

Communications and Language Skills

Essential criteria
  • Being able to communicate with patients, colleagues and staff at all levels
  • Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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 Michael Irvine
Job title
Service Director for Anaesthetics
Email address
Telephone number
01603 287411