Senior Clinical Fellow in Neonatology

  • £55,329 a year plus additional supplement for out of hours worked.
  • East Midlands
  • Fixed

BDI Resourcing are currently looking for an experienced Neonatal Doctor to work in a tertiary neonatal setting in a major acute hospital in the East Midlands. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an advanced neonatal setting whilst also being located in a multicultural and diverse city. This role will suit a Neonatologist with at least 3 years of experience working in a major NICU service. UK experience is preferred but international will be considered.

The Hospital and Department:

This NHS Trust has over 1600 beds, 90 departments and 1,900 employees making it one of the largest hospital Trusts in the UK.

Working in a completely refurbished neonatal unit within the hospital the service are preparing to take on an additional 20 cots in 2024 taking the total cots to 38 across two sites. This is a state-of-the-art new unit included within the purpose-built building and a renovated working environment for staff.

The department provide tertiary level neonatal care for premature babies and their families and are a hub in the region for neonatal intensive care. They are proud to offer both medical and surgical intensive care for extremely premature and very sick infants, as well as having an integrated outreach team in place to support babies and families once they return home.

Clinical Responsibilities and Training Opportunities:

  • Neonatal Intensive Care

There will be opportunity to consolidate practical procedures and clinical skills relevant to neonatal intensive care. For example: airway management, endotracheal intubation, peripheral arterial cannulation, umbilical catheterisation, chest drain insertion, long-line insertion, cranial ultrasound and echocardiography. Experience will be gained using different ventilation strategies, and inhaled nitric oxide.

There are numerous opportunities to gain experience in Neonatal Intensive Care Medicine as part of the clinical component of work, including extreme prematurity, stabilisation and transport of neonates with cardiac conditions and after PDA ligation, care of neonates with surgical conditions including gastroschisis and NEC, therapeutic hypothermia for hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy, nephrology shared-care cases of complexity, and parallel planning with palliative care. There may also be opportunities appropriate to the level of the Fellow’s experience in antenatal counselling of high risk pregnancies, and neonatal follow-up including neurodevelopmental review clinics.

  • Neonatal transport

The transport service runs a parallel rota to the neonatal service, supported by a number of the Neonatal unit doctors, and training opportunities in neonatal transport can be facilitated. The progression to independent transport practitioner would be supported by an extensive induction programme and would be subject to attainment of appropriate competencies for safe and effective neonatal transport. Training will be provided in neonatal transport and with all equipment used by the service.

The Location:

The city is in the heart of England and offers an ideal place to live being a highly sought after destination for both residents and visitors. The cities’ diverse neighbourhood ranges from busy urban areas to tranquil suburban settings.

There are reliable transport links which include well-connected trains to London and Birmingham as well as bus and inner city travel links making commuting very efficient.

Rental prices in the area are very affordable, offering 1 beds from roughly £700 per month and 3 bed houses from around £1,200 per month.

To apply for this position, you will need the following:

  • GMC Registration
  • Minimum 12 months registrar (or equivalent) level experience working in a tertiary NICU setting.

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.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.

Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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