Consultant in Acute & General Paediatrics

Leicester, Leicestershire
05 Jun 2020
01 Jul 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust provides acute and specialist paediatric services for Leicester and the surrounding hospitals in the South East Midlands including: allergy, congenital heart disease, endocrinology, ENT, gastroenterology, haematology, infectious diseases, neurology, NICU, oncology, paediatric surgery, PICU, and respiratory medicine.

Children’s services within UHL are undergoing a significant change with the plans underway for a bespoke Children’s Hospital at the Leicester Royal Infirmary site. Part of this new development will begin in December 2020 with the relocation of East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre from Glenfield hospital to Leicester Royal Infirmary.

We are seeking applications for 3 permanent full time Consultants in acute and general paediatrics. The successful applicants will provide and support an outpatient and in-patient service within the Trust, and will work with the team to develop network based, integrated services both within the Trust and in partnership with tertiary, secondary and primary care.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in the paediatric consultant of the week rota, outpatient clinics, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and clinical audit, also on call duties on a rota basis. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team. As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

For further details / informal visits contact: If you are interested and have the appropriate qualifications and are already on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register, hold your CCST or are within six months of the appropriate CCST award at time of interview, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Further information concerning the post is available from: Dr S Bandi Telephone 0116 258 7684.

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In cases where a vacancy receives a high volume of applicants, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

If you have not been offered an interview within 6 weeks please accept that on this occasion you have not been successful. The Trust would like to thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving future applications from you.

Closing date: 1st July 2020.