Junior doctor Wales Contract

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Junior doctor contract in Wales

Contract for GP trainees - a framework for a written contract of employment for GP trainees or GP Specialty Registrars (Word)

 

Before you start

Accepting a new post
Read our checklist of what to look out for.

Contract checking service
Our employment law experts will check your contract before you accept it, free of charge, if you are a BMA member.

Do you understand your terms and conditions of service?
A step by step guide through a document which can look bewilderingly complicated.

Relocation allowances 
Find out what you are entitled to claim.

 

Once in post

Are you being paid correctly?
We've helped a number of juniors who had not realised they were not being paid correctly. First stage is to properly understand your payslip.

Your guide to monitoring
Our updated guide includes a section on online monitoring with the Doctors Rostering System and with Zircadian as well as FAQs.

Rotas and working patterns
Guiding principles for the development and implementation of compliant rotas and effective working patterns - includes shift types, rest requirements, a working rota template and Riddell Formula © calculator.

Your guide to banding
Have you ever had the feeling you're not being paid properly for the hours you work? Or that your employer has changed your working pattern without asking you first? Questions answered.

Your guide to rebanding
Have you ever had the feeling you're not being paid properly for the hours you work? Or that your employer has changed your working pattern without asking you first? Try our guide.

The Working Time Directive
All you need to know about the WTD - what it means to you, how it protects you and whether you can opt out of it.

Shadowing and induction
Guide for junior doctors covering everything you need to know about student assistantships, shadowing and the induction process.

Junior doctors in Wales, take control
Guide to understanding six key workplace rights and entitlements. 

 

 

Useful guides

Accommodation
When should accommodation be provided and how do you know it is up to standard? Use our guidance and toolkit.

Transferring between NHS and university employment during training
Read our guide if you are taking out of programme, as this involves changes in pay, pensions and terms and conditions.

Having a problem?
Try using our template letters to contract your employer for common problems like banding, rebanding, facilities and accommodation.