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Job reference: 152861
Salary: Clinical Development Fellow - (£36,472 - £57,349)
Job closing date: 18/06/2023
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 40
Job posted date: 08/06/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Emergency Medicine

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Emergency Development Fellowship (EDF)

Full time

Fixed Term, 12 months from 2nd August 2023

Salary Scale - £36,472 - £57,349

Looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then think about working in NHS Forth Valley in the heart of Scotland.

Applications are invited from trainee doctors having completed or are about to finish UK Foundation Programmes to apply for the positions of Emergency Development Fellow (EDF). We would also welcome applications from more senior trainees who would like to use the EDF programme to refocus or realign the direction of their careers.

This exciting post offers a 12 month post working in the Emergency Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.  Within the 12 months contract there will be an opportunity for a placement in another specialty (average of 4PAs per week over 3 months). In addition EDFs will have 6 hours per week of development time and 2 hours of in-house training.

We work as a multidisciplinary nursing and medical team assessing and managing 64,000 adult and paediatric patients per annum across a full spectrum of emergency presentations.  You will be part of this Consultant lead team and we have a variety of Clinical Development Fellow posts with development opportunities for quality improvement, undergraduate teaching or simulation.  We have close links with the Scottish Centre for Simulation and Clinical Human Factors which is on site.  Previous post holders have gone on to pursue careers in Emergency and Acute Medicine, Primary Care and surgical specialties.  They have also produced posters and presented their Quality Improvement and Simulation work at national conferences.

You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues.  Our hospital is situated in the heart of Scotland, nestled against the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

To apply for this post, please visit the job posting on the NHS Scotland Job Train website. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Steve Feltbower, Consultant in Emergency Medicine,, 01324 566132 or Dr Liz Nimmo, Consultant in Emergency Medicine., 01324 566132

Please quote reference number 152861 on all correspondence. ​​​​​​​

Closing Date: 18th June 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed 


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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