A full-time post has arisen as a result of a vacancy in the current consultant establishment.
The paediatric gastro department provides comprehensive tertiary paediatric services for a large part of the East Midlands and surrounding regions. We work collaboratively with established paediatric services in the network, specialist services at the Nottingham Children’s Hospital and with the adult gastroenterology department with who we look after a growing cohort of adolescents with IBD. In addition to Nutritional consults the specialty provides consultations for a number of co-located services including surgery, renal transplant, paediatric intensive care, spinal surgery, oncology and general paediatrics. There are established formal links with paediatric hepatology at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary with 7 regional liver clinics occurring per year.
The post holder will have a base in the Nottingham Children’s Hospital based in the Queen’s Medical Centre CampusThe candidate must be registered with the GMC and be on the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of their expected date of CCT on the date of interview.
There is no on-call commitment currently but it is anticipated that there will be a formal telephone on call rota for out of hours support. The on call supplement for availability will be 3% (Category B).
To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specification documents.
Hospital services for children in Nottingham merged onto a single site at Queen’s Medical Centre and Nottingham Children’s Hospital was created within it. We provide a comprehensive range of specialist services for children in Nottingham, together with tertiary paediatric and neonatal services to the adjacent areas of Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire (Trent SHA catchment area), surgical services for Stoke on Trent in the Midlands and neurosurgical services for Leicestershire. We also provide supra-regional services for paediatric spinal surgery, rheumatology, nephro-urology and cystic fibrosis. Paediatric cardiac surgery and hepato-biliary surgery are not resourced locally.
The formal job plan for this post can be seen within the attached Job Description.