Senior Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care

  • £45,000 - £70,000
  • North West
  • Permanent

This is a great opportunity for two critical care doctors looking to work as part of a friendly, caring and dynamic team. If appointed you will join a fantastic team who will support you with training opportunities and an educational supervisor.

You would be joining the department of Intensive Care which currently consists of 11 Consultants, and a large number of trainees and fellows. The senior resident tier is made up of both ICM Trainees and anaesthesia trainees, ACCPS and internal medicine doctors. The unit provides care for critically ill patients with a broad range of medical and surgical emergency admissions, including tertiary haematology and primary PCI post arrest. The team do also deal with a number of paediatric patients. The Trust also boasts a separate department of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care.

There are several high specification echocardiography and ultrasound machines for use in the emergency assessment of critically ill patients. The unit has facilities for current invasive monitoring modalities, hemofiltration, and therapeutic hypothermia.

The Job

The Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) is a sixteen bedded department – made up of ten level three beds and six level two beds.

If appointed to this role you will work as part of the general Critical Care team, which will mean taking part in the 1:8 rota and providing airway cover and medical care to patients on the unit. You will be required to work alongside and supervise where necessary a more junior trainee or ACCP and allocate tasks and the workload safely during a shift.

The job plan is a 44 hour working week split across scheduled and unscheduled care lists.

Main Duties

  • Assessing referrals from both A&E and in patient ward areas, then report these assessments back to the Consultant in charge.
  • Weekend cover General Critical Care
  • Resident On Call in ICU as middle grade anaesthetist as part of the trainee on call Rota. 1 in 8
  • Cover day time sessions as required by the department between 08:00 and 20:00. 


There are excellent opportunities at the hospital for teaching and career progression. The unit is approved for training by the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and by the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

The Consultants on the ward have particular expertise in areas of critical care including echocardiography and ultrasound, with some being FUSIC mentors. They are happy to support all junior doctors in their areas of interest.  

The team also have a very active participation in CESR guidance and mentorship – with different allocated CESR Tutors and Leads. There are lots of opportunities available for doctors to explore the different subspecialties within a CESR application and the hospital has links to surrounding specialist centres for secondments.


In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • GMC Registration complete (or awaiting ID check)
  • Recognized post graduate degree (EDAIC, EDIC, MRCP, FRCA, USMLE)
  • Language test (OET or IELTS)
  • ECFMG verification
  • Experience in a similar position overseas or locally (Specialty Doctor/Specialist/Senior Resident)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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