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Consultant in Paediatrics

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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09/10/2020 23:59


The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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Substantive Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Neonates


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We are inviting applications from suitable candidates for this substantive post to replace a consultant colleague who has retired.

The post holder will be covering Neonatal attending, 1 in 6 weeks, during which time they will also be responsible for the post natal ward. There will be week day on calls, covering both general and neonates, and 10 A&E shifts as consultant supporting a team of Paediatric consultant, Registrar and SHO, from 16:00 to 23:00h helping in A&E as necessary, which is expected to be taken during periods of high acuity. There will be out patient commitments in general paediatrics, Integrated Paediatric Community Clinics (IPCC) , and Neonatal clinics. This post does not have attending weeks in General Paediatrics.


The post holder will be expected to actively engage in service development role, and clinical governance activities within Neonates, during their SPA time, in addition to CPD activities and job planning. The post holder will have to participate in the annual appraisal for consultants, as stipulated by the GMC.

We are keen to encourage candidates with special interests, which are complementary to the department. A cardiology interest with echo skills will be welcome.

The department has recently been rated as ‘good’ on all domains in the recent 2018 CQC report.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Please contact Dr Ranjith Govindan, Paediatric clinical lead on ranjith.govindan@nhs.net for more enquiries leaving your phone number.

Interview date:    Exact date to be finalised.

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