Core Paediatric Fellowship Doctor

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

Begin your Core Fellowship career at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, one of the leading centres of clinical excellence in the south of England. Apply for our two year guided fellowship programme, designed to give you the bespoke support you need to become a skilled candidate, ready for entry into UK specialty training programmes.


We’ve created our fellowship programme specifically to hone your clinical skills in a supportive environment and help further acclimatise you to the NHS ways of working. Our programme, tailored to your level of experience, aims to support you in becoming the best doctor you can. Once completed, you’ll be equipped with the tools you need to take the next crucial steps of your career.

The programme is comprised so you can reach your competencies and move on to a national training number.  You will have two years to develop your knowledge within the paediatric rotation.


During your fellowship with us, you’ll have a fellowship supervisor for each rotation. Our supervisors are committed to helping you get the best from your clinical experience in order to progress your career. In addition, we can offer:

-Study leave

-Study budget

-Reimbursement of ePortfolio fees

-Regular teaching sessions

-Portfolio development

-Formal appraisals every year in order to obtain GMC revalidation

-The same learning opportunities as those in a national training post

-A shadowing programme for doctors new to the NHS to help acclimatise

-Fully supported Tier 2 visa applications to work within the UK

-A dedicated fellowship team to help support you in your work/life balance

During the programme, you’ll be able to develop your professional skills such as audit, quality improvement, teaching, and leadership.


We require you to have GMC registration with a licence to practice and right to work in the UK in place before your start date. You’ll also need to demonstrate:

  • At least 2 years working experience as a fully qualified doctor
  • Advanced life support (ALS) and previous UK experience would be an advantage
  • responsible and cooperative working
  • initiative and resilience in the face of challenges
  • excellent time management and organisational skills
  • drive and commitment to always developing and improving
  • the ability to prioritise clinical need, maximise safety and minimise risk
  • understanding and anticipation of the needs of patients, visitors and staff

If you’re applying from outside the UK you’ll also require:

  • EU citizens require IELTS 7.5 or above,
  • outside of the EU will require IELTS 7.5 & PLAB

If you require Tier 2 sponsorship, please ensure you meet the Home Office application criteria before submitting an application.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789

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29 June 2020
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £38,693 per annum GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
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