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Consultant in Acute Paediatrics and Neurology

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 Apr 2024

Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Acute Paediatrics and Neurology with a special interest in paediatric epilepsy to join our Acute Paediatric team. Part time working that fits in with the clinical needs of the department would be considered.

Acute and General Paediatricians are at the heart of safe and effective care for children and adolescents. By joining us, you will enhance our Acute Paediatrics team who are dedicated to promoting excellence in acute and ambulatory care for children in the Cambridge region. We aim to ensure that CUHFT is the leading centre for acute and general paediatric training across the eastern region and nationally. 

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will share our enthusiasm for continuous improvement, excellent care and job satisfaction. The rota is 1:10 and covers clinics, acute consultant of the week, weekends and 17:00 - 22:00 Mon-Fri evening shift followed by on-call duties from home.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in General Paediatrics or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

Additional contact information

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Kate Riley, Paediatric Consultant and Clinical Lead for Acute Paediatrics (, and Dr Richard Brown, Neurology interest (


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