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Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
Depending on experience £50,620 - £79,144 pa
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Paediatrics
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a permanent position of Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics at Glangwili Hospital.The responsibilities of the post holder include Middle Grade Level duties. You will join a group of Paediatric Trainees and existing Speciality Doctors on the rota. You will have the opportunity to run ward weeks, develop your own special interest with the provision of clinics, study leave and supervision.

Main duties of the job

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. The Women and Children's Health Directorate provides services for children, young people, and women within the HywelDdaHealth Board. The Paediatric team operates with a full senior nursing team. The Directorate aims to provide fully integrated secondary children's services to flexibly meet the health needs of local children. Following reconfiguration of our service in West Wales, we operate one centralised SCBU (250 admissions/ year, retrieval by the neonatal transport service for intensive care), with acute paediatrics delivered in each district general hospital site.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through: Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest; Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire; 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres; Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services; Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice
  • -Valid Certified Advanced Life Support Skills
  • -ATLS
  • 4 years full-time postgraduate training (or part-time equivalent), at least 2 of which in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty
Clinical Experience
Essential
  • -Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • -Knowledge of UK hospital systems (or equivalent)
  • Able to apply knowledge
  • -Experience of the assessment of emergencies
Desirable
  • -Experience of NHS
  • -Additional clinical qualification(s)
Clinical Governance
Essential
  • -Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
Desirable
  • Knowledge of risk management


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Company

About Us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life. 

Career Development

Hywel Dda is committed to developing the leadership capability of medics and we pride ourselves on the suite of medical and multi-disciplinary leadership programmes we have created that promote, support and encourage continuous development and improvement.

Hywel Dda is an organisation that aims to deliver a healthcare system of the highest quality, with excellent outcomes for our patients and our population. We value our staff and the work that they do and want all staff, at all levels, in all roles, to feel competent and empowered to make the changes that they know will improve patient’s experience and outcomes of care.

To achieve this aim, Hywel Dda needs a community of doctors from across the organisation that can lead the development and delivery of excellent clinical services.

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