Consultant General Paediatrician

Barts Health NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Dec 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Newham University Hospital, London

Applications from experienced, enthusiastic, and dynamic Consultant Paediatricians are invited to apply for this position, based at Newham University Hospital (NUH). The successful candidate will work in the Women and Children's division at NUH which is part of Barts Health NHS Trust; one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK.

This is a substantive full-time position, for a maximum of ten programmed activities [10 PAs].

The successful candidate will join an established team of 5 Pediatricians, participate and lead on developing the Children's strategy at Newham, as well as complement all departmental services. The post holder will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, consultant colleagues and provided secretarial support.

Main duties of the job

The department works collaboratively with the other 3sites within the Trust as well as with the Paediatric network. There is scope for further collaborative working with GPs in the community.

To be considered for the post, you must be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of achieving a CCT (or equivalent) at the date of interview, experience in other subspecialties will also be beneficial. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage their workload in an organised manner as well as work well under pressure.

The Trust employs over 9,500 multidisciplinary staff across five hospital sites, making it one of the largest Trusts in the UK. Acute general hospital services are provided for the population who live in the North East of London. The Trust's vision is to be a high performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond.

All Trust locations are within easy reach of London City Centre which offers a plethora of leisure and social opportunities.

Interview date: TBC

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which ourWeCarevalues and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Job description
Job responsibilities

All requests for an informal visit or discussion are welcomed; please contact Dr Ravi Clinical Lead, Telephone number 07534 856 031 or email or Dr Imdad Ali, Clinical Director for Children Services on email

Person Specification

  • Certificate of Completion of training in Paediatric, or equivalent
  • Research and Teaching skills
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • PALS/APLS Certificate
  • Clinical governance experience


  • Training in Paediatric Specialties
  • Further courses in clinical education or research techniques
  • Experience in working in sub specialities
  • GCP certificate
  • Experience in critical incident reporting


  • Experience of multidisciplinary working
  • Commitment to continuing personal development
  • Computer/database skills


  • Experience of working in multi-ethnic & multicultural communities
  • Experience in liaising across organisational boundaries


  • Clinical Research and Audit
  • Service development principles


  • Publication of research articles, demonstrating understanding of research methodology


  • MRCPCH or equivalent
  • Full registration and license to practice with the GMC
  • On Specialist Register or within 6months of CCT
  • Updated safeguarding certificate


  • A higher degree e.g., MD

BMJ Ref: BMJ-98669/259-MED000333NUH-A


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