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Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in Allergy and/or Cardiology

Employer
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Crewe
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Consultant Paediatrician to join Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will join a team of 13 Consultants based at Leighton Hospital, Crewe. The applicant will ideally have a sub-speciality interest in Allergy and Cardiology.

The Trust would welcome discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support a different work life balance.

The successful applicant must have full registration with the GMC and continue to hold a Licence to Practise. Specialist Registration or a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).

Main duties of the job

The post is an excellent opportunity to join a cohesive Paediatric team in a successful, busy District General Hospital. The applicant will become part of a team of Consultant Paediatrician's providing services for children in our catchment population. The successful applicant will work in Paediatrics and Neonatology on a 1 in 10 on call rota. On call duties include Acute Paediatrics, Neonatal care and safeguarding activity.

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008.

We employ almost 5,000 members of staff, provide around 540 hospital beds, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children's health.

The Trust is also part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a unique local health partnership that provides a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its 'Be Safe Be EquiPPEd' campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE.

The results in the 2020 national NHS Staff Survey showed improvements in all elements of the safety culture theme, with 92% of respondents feeling their role made a difference to our patients. We were also recognised nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives.

At Mid Cheshire, we value our staff and appreciate that in order to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post is offered at 10 PA but under the terms of the 2003 Consultant Contract, candidates who wish to conduct private practice would be required to offer an additional programmed activity.

The Job Plan is based on 10 PAs which includes 8 PAs for Direct Clinical Care and 2 PAs for Supporting Professional Activities.

8 PAs for DCC include hot weeks in paediatrics and neonatal care, on call commitments, out-patient clinics, clinical administration and patient / relative / carer communication.

On call commitment: 1 in 10 on call for weekdays and weekends.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration and a Licence to Practise
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via: CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview), CESR or European Community Rights
  • MRCPCH

Desirable

  • Allergy SPIN

Experience
Essential

  • Specialist training in Paediatrics and Neonatology
  • Experience in Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Experience in Child Protection
  • Interest and experience in Allergy

Desirable

  • Interest and experience in Cardiology

Ability
Essential

  • Experience of team leadership

Audit and Research
Essential

  • Experience in clinical audit
  • Understanding and interest in research

Desirable

  • Evidence of influencing practice

Teaching and Education
Essential

  • Ability to teach all levels of staff
  • Commitment to education and supervision of postgraduates and undergraduates
  • Evidence of CPD

Desirable

  • Educational qualification

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Company

We put you first:  Involving you in decisions which affect you and making time to learn from what you tell us to get it right for patients and staff every time.

We strive for more:  Setting ourselves high standards, encouraging innovation and sharing best practice to be the best we can be and deliver great quality, safe care.

We respect you:  Embracing diversity and treating
everyone with understanding, dignity and compassion to support and care for the people we work with and for.

We work together:  With colleagues and partners to go beyond traditional boundaries and deliver care which truly benefits our patients and meets their individual needs and wants.

About Us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008. We have 500 hospital beds and employ more than 5,000 members of staff, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children’s health. The Trust is also responsible for the provision of a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal, working in partnership with local GPs and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. During the pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its ‘Be Safe Be EquiPPEd’ campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE. We were also credited nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives. At Mid Cheshire, we really value our staff and appreciate that to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues

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