Locum Consultants in General Paediatrics

Location
The Royal London Hospital, London
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Posted
29 Nov 2021
Closes
14 Dec 2021
Ref
BMJ-54080/259-MED00701RLH-A
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
  • Based at The Royal London Hospital
  • FULL TIME (10PAs)
  • Six Months
  • 1 Post


We are delighted to invite applications for a six month locum consultant post in General Paediatrics each with a specialist interest. Applications are welcome from candidates with any specialist interest but particular priority will be given to candidates with SPIN or GRID training in paediatric respiratory or allergy.

The successful candidate will join a highly motivated, consultant led team delivering high quality paediatric care to Tower Hamlets & East London.

The addition of the new post will support the general paediatric consultant team meeting the paediatric emergency service standards in having on-site presence 14 hrs a day, 7 days a week.

The general paediatric department is based at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. The Children's Hospital Division of the Royal London Hospital manages over 20,000 inpatient spells a year and sees over 22,000 new patients and over 47,000 follow up patients per year in clinic.

The general paediatric department is welcoming and friendly. Our multidisciplinary clinical team includes nurses, play specialists, clinical practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and allied health professionals working alongside doctors in training, clinical fellows, associate specialists & consultants. All of our team are dedicated to the highest standards in clinical care and patient safety.

The general paediatric duties of the post include; participation in the short stay attending week rotas &/or inpatient attending week rotas, the on-call rota (which includes on-site duties until 22:00 on week nights) and both general paediatric & rapid access clinics.

The special interest duties will be decided post appointment depending on the skills of the candidate.

This is a 10PA post and although applications are welcome from candidates hoping to work less than whole time, preference will be given at interview to candidates who are able to work full time. Preference will also be given to candidates who can start immediately.

Candidates must hold full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice.

Candidates must be on the GMC specialist register or be within three months of successful completion of UK paediatric training at the time of interview.

Details of the job plan and full Job Description and Person Specification are included in the application pack.

Enquiries are welcomed by Enquiries are welcomed by Dr Giles Armstrong, Clinical Director for General & Community Paedaitrics on 020 3594 1437 or e-mail giles.armstrong@nhs.net and by Dr Rima Al Saffar, Clinical Lead for General Paediatrics on 020 3594 1641 or e-mail rima.alsaffar@nhs.net

Interview Date: TBC

BMJ Ref: BMJ-54080/259-MED00701RLH-A

 

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