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Senior clinical fellow in Paediatric Surgery & Urology

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

Main area
Paediatric Surgery
NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
12 months (Fixed term)
Full time - 40 hours per week (Oncall 1 in 8)
Job ref
£35,408 - £55,674 per annum
Salary period
18/10/2022 23:59



Job overview


 Senior Clinical Fellow post in Paediatric Surgery & Urology at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital (ST 4-8)

Applications are invited for Senior Clinical Fellow post in Paediatric Surgery at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales in Cardiff.  

The successful applicant will work within the department led by Seven Consultant Paediatric Surgeons.

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board offers a full range of Regional Specialties for children in Wales. This comes at an exciting time in the development of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales, with the successful opening of the Phase One (2005) and Phase Two of the new building in March 2015, and the completion of a brand new neonatal unit in 2019.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of patients and the administration of the department in the respective UHBs.

All employees have an individual responsibility to adhere to the Infection Control Policy and to protect themselves, the patient, visitors and colleagues from the risk of infection. The individual responsibility will include the requirement to attend training at intervals determined by the UHB and understand Infection Control issues as they pertain to their workplace. They will report any identified infection risk and take necessary precautions/actions to prevent transmission.

Under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 it is the responsibility of each member of staff to ensure that all personal data (information that is capable of identifying a living individual) relating to patients, staff and others to which they have access to in the course of employment is regarded as strictly confidential. Staff must refer to the uLHB’s Data Protection Policy (available via ULHB intranet) regarding their responsibilities.

Working for our organisation

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services.   Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well” and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal.   As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing.    We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research.   Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.    

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions.    Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline.  Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents


The post-holder will be responsible for the provision of care to surgical paediatric patients. S/he will work with the paediatric surgery team, rotate around the various clinical areas and will jointly supervise STRL on a regular basis with other relevant Specialist Registrars, according to experience. Areas to be covered include Gwdihw Surgery Ward, HDU and the neonatal unit. This provides a wide variety of clinical experience in a large teaching hospital. The postholder will also be required to manage elective and emergency admissions in these clinical areas. The rotation will be discussed with the postholder on taking up the post.

The provisional shift pattern will be a 1:8 Partial Shift with night time support by the Hospital at Night team. The Rota is EWTD compliant and is regularly monitored.


Person specification

Previous experience

Essential criteria
  • • 3 years full time experience in Paediatric Surgery hospital service in SHO or higher grade,
Desirable criteria
  • • PICU or medical neonatology experience


Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • FRCS or MRCS
  • Valid APLS course successfully completed
Desirable criteria
  • Intercalated Degree
  • MSc or PHD
  • Academic Excellence (Prizes, merits, distinctions etc.,)

Skills and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • • Demonstrate proficient skills in written and spoken English
Desirable criteria
  • • Audit

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

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.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Eniola Folaranmi
Job title
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
Email address
Telephone number
029 20743585
Additional information

Mrs Selena Curkovic  Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Urology (Lead Surgeon)

029 20743585


If you have problems applying, contact

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board