Rotational Junior Fellow (ST1-2)

General Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Older Persons Medicine.

Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Fixed term (6 / 12 / 24 / 36 Month contracts available)

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.



University Hospital Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Bournemouth Hospital



The post is available from August 2022, contracts available for 6 / 12 / 24 / 36 months.

There are eight specialist teams headed by Consultant Physicians, with members of the junior medical staff supporting each team. These are rotational posts which generally include three specialty placements per rotational year, each being four months in duration for breadth of experience. Rotations can include; Cardiology, Acute Medicine, Diabetes and endocrine, Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Haematology, Emergency Medicine, Elderly care and Stroke medicine.

These posts are not recognised training posts however there are excellent teaching and postgraduate facilities. The post holders will be encouraged to attend a wide range of education meetings at lunchtimes throughout the week, and clinical experience will be gained from the Department’s own educational programme. Educational and clinical supervisors will be provided along with access to study leave and funding.

At any one time there is a team of junior doctors drawn from various medical teams who are on the medical take. 20 registrars, 60 SHO’s and 18 F1’s contribute to the medical take with a mixture of long days, weekends and nights.

Pay scale MS01/02 : £39,437 plus enhancements specific to the rotation.

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) doctors will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed above plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)”

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr T.Raza 0300 019 4435 |

Please be aware if you are an International candidate you will require a Certificate of Sponsorship, if successful we will require the following;

IELTS or OET Certificate

Police Clearance Certificate - for all countries lived in for more than 6 months over the last 10 years

These are both required for the COS process and for joining a NHS trust as an international, we would recommend you prepare this evidence as soon as possible.

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-M3010

Closing Date: 2022-04-11

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