Senior Clinical Fellow in Neonatology

  • £51,017 + uplifts
  • South West
  • Fixed

Main Duties

As a Senior Clinical Fellow in Neonatology, you will be expected to:

  • Manage and deliver care to critically ill infants on the neonatal unit in a tier 2 capacity on a rotational basis.
  • Be involved in the transport of term and preterm and newborn infants, including those who are critically ill, as part of the Peninsula Neonatal Transport Service.
  • Partake in the daily ring around liaison with colleagues in surrounding neonatal units.
  • Participate in clinical audit of service provision in keeping with key performances indices for neonatal services.
  • Review clinical incidents and complete exception reporting.
  • Develop and implement clinical guidelines and protocols.
  • Be involved in relevant quality improvement programmes.
  • Work closely with clinical governance leads in the conducting of mortality reviews.
  • Collaborate with the clinical education and simulation teams in the conducting of multidisciplinary educational sessions.

The Hospital

This hospital is one of the largest in the region with around 1,000 beds and provides comprehensive secondary and tertiary healthcare, serving a population of around 450,000 people. The NICU currently has 14 high dependency cots, 8 special care cots and 18 transitional care cots. It is currently staffed by 8 Consultant Neonatologists who are supported by a junior medical team.

The Location

The Hospital is located in a vibrant coastal city, popular with overseas doctors for a number of reasons:

  • It offers a diverse range of leisure activities, from exploring historic landmarks to enjoying water sports on its beaches.
  • The cost of living is relatively low compared to other major UK cities, making it an attractive destination for those looking to settle down and raise a family.
  • It is well connected to the rest of the UK and beyond, having an airport which provides connections to many other European destinations.


The team are open to applicants from the UK or from overseas and will support you in settling into the new role.

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

  • Full MRCPCH.
  • GMC Registration.
  • Previous NHS experience is essential for this position.
  • OET or IELTS.
  • 5+ years of clinical experience.
  • Registrar (or equivalent) level experience.

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 paediatrics 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.  

Salomé Salkind Recruitment Consultant

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