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Consultant in Paediatrics

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year Per Annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a Consultant Paediatrician; we are looking for a dynamic and motivated Paediatrician to join our friendly and enthusiastic team at the James Paget University Hospital. The post requires experience in Acute Paediatrics with a special interest in Cardiology. This is a new post.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will be expected to hold CCT in General Paediatrics or be within 6 months of attaining it. The appointee will need to be experienced and capable of running independent clinics in Cardiology with indirect supervision from our tertiary/quartenary unit (GOSH).

FTE 10 PA's; DCC 8.5 + SPA 1.5.

1: 10 Hot/service weeks and 1:10 week of half day SCBU cover (clinics will be cancelled during this week), 2.5 outpatient clinics weekly.

While on call you will be covering the children's ward and a level 1 NICU; this post involves 1: 10 on call (residential until 21 30 hrs and then non-residential from home).

We are a friendly, motivated and flexible team and we would expect our new colleague to have similar qualities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates wishing for further information may contact Dr Stephen Nirmal, Clinical Lead for Paediatrics on 01493 453695 (secretary) or 01493 452097 (direct line) or Dr Rao Kollipara, 01493 453342 (secretary) or 01493 452693 (direct line)

Please include the names and addresses of three referees, one of whom must be relevant to your present or most recent post and one referee must be from someone in a Senior Management position at your last appointment.

About us

The James Paget University Hospital as well as the Norfolk and Waveney Hospitals Group comprised of the three acute hospitals in our Integrated Care System (ICS) are committed to increasing our level of digital maturity through our ongoing digital programmes. The successful candidate will be encouraged to actively engage with and participate in digital transformation both within their department and in Trust wide programmes.

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) provides medical services for a population of approximately 230,000 living in South East Norfolk and North East Suffolk, plus a large number of visitors to the coast and Broads National Park during the summer months. In addition, it provides approximately a third of the secondary care teaching for the UEA Norwich Medical School. The Trust has foundation status and is highly regarded within the region.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy.

The Hospital is situated in a mainly rural area in one of the most open, picturesque, safe and unspoilt parts of the country, offering a range of inexpensive properties, good schools, easy access to the coast and an abundance of outdoor, sporting and recreational activities. The post will appeal to candidates who seek a high quality of life combined with a practical clinical role within a secure and well-run hospital distinguished by its supportive and friendly culture.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Share with consultant colleagues the Acute Paediatric workload.

Provide with the other consultants a mutual out of hours cover forannual, study and professional leave.

Provision with Consultant colleagues of a service to the JamesPaget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, withresponsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illnessand the proper functioning of the department;

Professional supervision and management of junior medical staff;

Responsibilities for carrying out teaching, examination andaccreditation duties as required and for contributing toundergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical educationactivity, locally and nationally;

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications

  • MBBS or Basic Medical Degree
  • MRCPCH, MRCP or equivalent
  • CCT and/or inclusion on the Specialist Register of GMC or within 6 months of completion of training at the date of interview.
  • Full GMC Registration

Experience & Knowledge

  • Ability to provide expert clinical opinion across a wide range of problems within the specialty of Acute and Community Paediatrics
  • Neonatal experience - minimum six months during ST 4-8
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work effectively
  • Able to plan and develop the service
  • Willingness to participate in and lead a multi disciplinary team, balancing departmental and personal objectives


  • Experience of committee work/project management
  • To be able to conduct Neurodevelopmental clinics as part of a ND team.
  • Experience of involvement in a major digital transformation programme ( such as implementation of a clinical information system) or previous experience/ training in Clinical Informatics.

Academic Achievements

  • Ability to use research outcomes in clinical practice
  • Experience of conducting clinical audit
  • Knowledge of using evidence base to support decision making


  • Involvement in research projects and published papers

Key Skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues, laboratory staff, and other staff and agencies
  • Evidence of teaching experience/aptitude especially multi-disciplinary groups.
  • Experience in teaching junior medical staff
  • Commitment to continuing professional development


  • Experience of teaching medical students
  • Formal training in teaching skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Management Training

BMJ Ref: BMJ-82908/177-MDELEC-3786764-A


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