Clinical Development Fellowship (CDF) Diabetes and Endocrinology
Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Job reference: 069646

Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Job closing date: 17/10/2021

Job posted date: 17/09/2021

Salary: Clinical Development Fellow - (£34,901- £54,879)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 40

Department: Diabetes and Endocrinology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

Clinical Development Fellowship (CDF) in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Fixed term until 2nd August 2022

Full time - 40 hrs

Salary Scale - £34,901 - £54,879 per annum

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 who have recently completed or about to finish Core Medical Training or equivalent to apply for the position of Clinical Development Fellow in Diabetes and endocrinology.

This exciting posts offers the opportunity to work in within Diabetes and endocrinology at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The focus of the posts will be around delivery of outpatient clinics. The successful candidate can expect to receive tailored support, education and training from consultants within the departments to help them develop and improve key skills in this area. There will also be an expectation that the fellows will attend and participate in the departmental MDT and educational meetings. The successful applicant will also have protected time available to contribute to quality improvement projects within the departments. There are also opportunities around teaching and education, management and leadership development. If the applicant require ongoing exposure to general medicine (e.g. leading acute medical receiving shifts) this can be incorporated within core hours to meet training requirements.

The Diabetes and Endocrinology team is comprised of 6 consultants based in Forth Valley Royal Hospital and an additional fixed term consultant who works flexibly providing OP clinics and MDT support. The service covers a wide variety of subspecialty diabetes (including antenatal, foot, pump, young adult and transition) in addition to typical clinics for T1 and T2 diabetes. Endocrinology clinics are mixed but we have a regular MDT for complex patients, liaise with the Pituitary team in Edinburgh and the Neuroendocrine MDTs in Lothian and GGC. There will be the opportunity to gain experience in dynamic testing through the day medicine unit and to participate in inpatient specialty work in both Endocrine and Diabetes. QI and teaching opportunities are available. We are committed to MDT working and are fortunate to have an experienced team of Diabetes Nurse Specialists, Psychologist, Dietitians, Podiatrist and an Endocrine Nurse Specialist.

There is no acute medicine or on-call commitment with this post. If the successful candidate wishes to join the staff bank, locum opportunities within Forth Valley may be available.

The appointment will be on a full-time basis and remuneration will be determined by the pay and conditions of hospital medical and dental staff (NHS Circular: PCS (DD) 2021/02).

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 Nick Barwell Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant at or to Dr Sara Else, Associate Medical Director Scheduled Care

Closing date: 17th October 2021

Interview dates: To be confirmed

Please quote reference number 069646 on all correspondence.


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