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Chief Registrar (ST5-7 Level) in Medicine


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Fixed Term
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Royal Gwent Hospital
Newport, SE Wales
£30,302 to £47,647 Per Annum
21/03/2018 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.



Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Full Time

Chief Registrar (ST5-ST7 Level)

Fixed Term up to 12 – 18 months


This Post is General Medicine and is part of a National Chief Registrar Pilot Project developed by the Royal College Of Physicians.


Based within Aneurin Bevan health Board


This post is available from March 2018


Interview date: 26th March at 14:30PM


This is a new and exciting pilot training programme which is part of a National Chief Registrar project developed by the Royal College of Physicians.


Interested applicants need to be ST5 or above and have a major interest in developing their leadership and management skills with a view to being a future clinical leader. The post is for 12-18 months and can be either done whilst in programme, taking a minimum of 2 days per week out, or ‘out of programme’. You will work closely with medical managers on selected projects and have the opportunity to attend senior management meetings. Applicants will need to have sought approval of the Training Programme Director and their Educational Supervisor prior to interview.  The post will also comprise clinical duties including participation in the on-call rota for the remainder of the week.

Applications are invited from trainees at ST5 level or above in any of following sub-specialities:

  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Neurology
  • Respiratory Medicine


The Royal Gwent Hospital is the busiest District General Hospital in Wales with approximately 800 beds, of which about 300 are medical. Nevill Hall is a District General Hospital with a bed base of around 400 beds of which 200 are medical beds. YYF is a Local General Hospital with approximately 160 beds of which 60 are acute beds.


Patients are admitted via an unselected medical intake at the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall Hospital sites and a selected medical intake takes place at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr. All sites have a modern Medical Assessment Unit.   The on call rota is a fully compliant European Working Time Directive rota. In addition to day on call commitments it involves blocks of 4 week-nights and 3 weekend nights during a 14-week cycle.


Educational opportunities are excellent. There is a state of the art library and newly refurbished postgraduate centres on all sites. There are weekly medical meetings and protected teaching time.


Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice.


Information Sharing: Applicants for LAS or fixed term posts covering recognised training posts are consenting through application for this post to the sharing of their name, GMC number, type and duration of contract with the Wales Deanery.

Course Funding: Please note that unless agreed by the Division in advance, course funding is not available for Clinical Fellow or fixed term cover for training grades


Please note that this post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment (Resident Labour Market Test Guidance)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you wish to discuss this post further or arrange a visit to the site please contact:

Dr Deborah Wales Divisional Director Unscheduled Care
01633 238002
Dr Nimal Balaratnam Deputy Divisional Director Unscheduled Care
01633 238002