Locum Consultant Paediatric Surgery

London (Greater)
14 Aug 2020
04 Sep 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is part of the King’s Health Partners Health Science Centre (AHSC) which is a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. This unique combination brings together one of the world’s leading research-led universities and three of London’s most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.

Applicants are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. This is a replacement post and will be a fixed term contract for 6 months in the first instance (potentially extendable). There is an expectation for this post to become substantive.   The successful candidate will join an established team of 5 consultants (4 Substantive and 1 locum) and will be expected to contribute to the comprehensive general paediatric surgery and neonatal services at King’s College Hospital and with outreach at Medway Maritime Hospital and Maidstone hospital.   The successful candidate with take part in a 1:5 on call rota covering General and Neonatal Paediatric Surgery with scope to develop an area of sub-speciality. Existing areas of established sub-specialisation include hepatobiliary and thoracic surgery.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Erica Makin Job title Clinical Lead Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Email address erica.makin@nhs.net Telephone number 0203 299 3350