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Locum Padiatric Consultant

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
28 Oct 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for 2 locum fixed term Consultant General Paediatrician at University Hospitals Birmingham.These are fixed term posts that will have substantive post holders. We are requesting fixed term appointments to cover the recruitment period.The appointees will join the existing body of Consultant paediatricians. Applicants should be able to provide clinical support and leadership in General paediatrics.

Working in Paediatric Speciality at University Hospitals of Birmingham provides excellent environment to practice your acquired knowledge and skills to deliver high quality clinical care for children of all ages.The appointees will be required to work across all sites (Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals) although the main duties including out of hours on calls will be at Heartlands Hospital. The acute Paediatric care is provided at Heartlands Hospital and Good Hope Hospital with outpatient care at all 3 sites.

The appointees will be expected to provide teaching and training to medical students and junior doctors. The trust actively supports quality improvement work and has an active research department.


University of Birmingham ImagesUniversity Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population.

It includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis. We also have expertise in premature baby care, bone marrow transplants and thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, the QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

UHB is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

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