Shum Dev

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BSc(Hons), EMCC | Accredited Career Coach and NHS Consultant
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

London SE1 & Birmingham B15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I'm Shum,

Professional experience:

I am a Consultant in Emergency Medicine.  As a doctor, I communicate with a variety of people of diverse social and cultural environment within an Emergency Department. As a Consultant, I lead a multidisciplinary team in delivering care and involved with training medical students and trainee doctors. I have a vast experience of helping people through the journey in their various careers and transition to different roles and career ladder. I very much enjoy talking to people and help them reach their potential in their chosen role or career as well as have a work-life balance.

Coaching expertise in career development:

I offer coaching in career development, including CV guidance, preparing for interviews and performance at interviews, transition into different roles at various levels in the healthcare career structure. This would be to develop confidence in the workplace, develop interview skills for any healthcare job at different levels and developing leadership skills in the workplace in any healthcare discipline.

Coaching on applications and preparation for job interviews in healthcare:

I will be able to help you navigate your way into a career in the healthcare. I am able to coach you in preparation for application to medical schools, and other healthcare professions. I have the skills to prepare you for interview for university medical and other healthcare courses; prepare you for interview for national training programmes and apprenticeships. I have acquired the skills to help bring out your skills during the job application and the interview process. I will be able to coach you to prepare yourself for the Consultant interview, for the next promotional job.

Coaching on communication and presentation skills to succeed in the work place and at clinical examinations in healthcare:

I have a broad experience of preparing individuals for OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations) examinations. Developing communication skills and confidence in talking to people and succeeding in presenting to a varying audience.

Coaching on life style and getting the work-life balance:

I will be able to help you build ways to enjoy a work-life balance and be effective and productive at work and outside of work, with the limited time that may be available. I would help you motivate and meet those strict deadlines at work, on courses and for anything else. 

Coaching you for that promotion and through your undergraduate or postgraduate course:

I have acquired the knowledge and skills to coach individuals to perform well in their roles or getting into a different role or promotion. Also, I have the skills to coach you through courses that you may be undertaking at undergraduate and postgraduate levels or for apprenticeship etc.

And now:

Please do go ahead and connect with me. We can arrange a meeting to talk about how I can help you achieve your goals. The first session can be about getting to know each other and how we can work together to achieve your goals and how many coaching sessions you may be require.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a doctor as a professional, working as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine.

My professional qualifications are:

  • BSc(Hons), MB BS, FRCSEd (A & E), FRCEM, MMedEd,
  • Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate

My coaching qualifications:

  • EMCC Coach Practitioner
  • EMCC Global EIA Individual Accreditation

I an accredited coach and have over 5 years of coaching experience.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Have 28 years of experience in the NHS. Can coach people in different disciplines within the healthcare setting.

Wealth of experience to coach prospective A level students get into Medicine and related degree courses.

Coach doctors to navigate through the specialty training programmes of any specialty.

Coach people undertaking apprenticeship programmes in healthcare setting.

Coach people in preparation for job applications and interviews in any career, but more specifically, in healthcare setting.


£80.00 - £120.00

Additional information

£80 to £120 per hour.

Would be happy to discuss mutually agreed reasonable rate.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Mainly evenings and Saturday mornings.

But can do mornings/afternoons at times depending on my other commitments.

Further information

I am flexible and can plan ahead for sessions and can do evenings.

Birmingham, West Midlands, B15

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Additional languages


Specifically, I speak sylheti Bengali.

Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces


Shum Dev
Shum Dev