Clinical Development Fellowships (CDFs) in Paediatrics – NHS Scotland – Larbert

NHS Scotland

Clinical Development Fellowships (CDFs) in Paediatrics

12 months fixed term from 2nd August 2023

2 Posts

Full time or part time

Salary Scale – £36,472 – £57,349 per annum (pro rata if part time)

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 about to finish either UK Foundation Programmes or equivalent to apply for the position of Clinical Development Fellow (CDF) in Paediatrics.

This exciting post offers working in the Paediatric department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. In addition, the CDF posts will have 6 hours per week of protected development time and 2 hours of in-house training. The remaining period will be distributed between clinical work in Paediatrics and Neonates, acute receiving, both in and out of hours. The post offers experience in General Paediatrics and Neonatology, which would include responsibility for assessment and treatment on the Tier 1 rota for acute paediatric inpatients, neonatal intensive care (Level 2), Postnatal and Labour wards and in our short stay assessment area and Paediatric Day care. The posts will also allow for exposure to patients managed by our subspecialty teams, which includes Diabetes, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Cystic Fibrosis, Allergy, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Neurology and Neuro disability or Community Child.

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 must have full GMC registration and a licence to practise at time of application.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Kristyna Bohmova, Clinical Director or Dr David Watson, College Tutor, telephone 01324 566000.

Closing date: 28th May 2023

Interview date: 16th June 2023

Please quote reference number 149016 on all correspondence.


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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