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Consultant General Paediatrician with Neurology Interest

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Aug 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics
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Full Time
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Have you just completed training or within 6 months of appearing on the Specialist Register? Or are you an established consultant wanting to relocate and live near the fantastic Gower coastline?

We are offering a Consultant post with Paediatric Neurology SPIN, based in Morriston Hospital, Swansea. You will be given1:1 mentorship support and opportunities to gain deeper understanding of NHS leadership mechanisms.

The Paediatric Services foster excellent values for patient care and offer outstanding postgraduate and undergraduate teaching opportunities. We have taken an active, innovative way to support the RCPCH standards of care for children and balance this with the wellbeing of newly appointed consultants. Swansea Bay is a University Teaching Hospital is allied to the highly ranked School of Medicine at the rapidly expanding Swansea University.

You will join a team of 16 consultants to develop and improve general paediatric services, expected to participate in the consultant on call rota and service week arrangements.

This is a 10 session post including 3 sessions for supporting professional activities

Main duties of the job

As a Consultant Paediatrician with a paediatric Neurology interest, you will work along side our current Consultant General Paediatric Consultant with Neurology SPIN and with our wider general paediatric service based in Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

Your role as part of a multi-disciplinary team will include responsibility for the provision of clinical care for children and young people focusing on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role and who further to contact for a discussion, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

  • Registered with the GMC
  • Licensed to practice
  • On specialist register with GMC
  • CCT in Paediatrics or equivalent
  • MRCPCH or equivalent
  • Further relevant degree


  • Evidence of an ability to develop effective working relationships, on an individual and multi-disciplinary basis with all levels of staff (Working Together)
  • Evidence of working with management and clinical colleagues to improve a service (Always Improving)
  • Values partnership with other agencies (Working Together)
  • Evidence of experience in respiratory paediatrics (Special interest (SPIN) module in Paediatric Neurology or equivalent experience)
  • Evidence of teaching and training of post/undergraduate clinical staff
  • Evidence of initiating, progressing and completing audit
  • Evidence of undertaking or participating in clinical research



  • Effective leadership; ability to take responsibility and demonstrate leadership when appropriate
  • Understands the importance of effective Team Working with all levels of staff, take time to listen, understand and involve people; receptive to appropriate change
  • Understands and can apply the principles of Prudent Healthcare
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients, colleagues, relatives and staff; communicate openly and honestly and explain things clearly
  • Understands information systems and technology

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible and adaptable to competing demands with the ability to work effectively under pressure and cope with setbacks
  • Ability to undertake on-call
  • A commitment to continuous improvement, with a positive attitude, seeks out learning, and continually develops skills and the service
  • Enthusiasm to take a lead role in clinical development
  • Empathy and sensitivity: ability to listen, understand and involve people; see people as individuals

To apply, please click the Apply Now button.

BMJRef: BMJ-88162/130-NPTSSG9797S


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