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Trust Doctor ST3+ Level Paediatrics

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

We require a 6 month Trust Doctor ST3+ Level Locally Employed in Paediatrics (possibility of extended period)

The post will have duties/clinical sessions in General Paediatrics and Neonates. There are a number of joint tertiary clinics. The post holders will take part in the ST3+ rota as per the job description. Applicants should have a good experience in General Paediatrics and Neonatology and be aiming for a career in Paediatrics. The post is Middle Grade Tier

The department is staffed by 14 Consultants (2 Community based) 2 Specialty Doctors, 4 Specialist Registrars ST4-8 (1 in community), 5 ST1-2 Paediatrics / GP trainees and 5 FY 1-2 doctors. We also have 2 Physician's associates (PA) as part of our team and 2 Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.

Blackpool Teaching Hospital is a busy 849 bedded District General Hospital with an active Post Graduate Centre, a programme of MRCP training, excellent library facilities and medical research and audit is well established. Hence lots of opportunities for training and education.


Main duties of the job

This post will be within the middle grade tier working at ST3+ level.

Duties will be across:

  • Inpatient paediatrics assessment and management of acute referrals from A& E and primary care. Care of those already inpatient on children's wards and support and supervision of first on-call trainees.
  • Neonatal Unit on-going care and management of babies on the NNU, in transitional care and the post-natal wards. Support and supervision for first on trainees in these areas. Attendance at high risk deliveries.
  • Outpatient clinics attendance in designated clinics predominantly at BVH but on occasions outreach and community clinics. All clinics will be supervised directly by a consultant.
  • Safeguarding assessment and management of children referred for safeguarding assessment under direct supervision of on-call consultant. Attendance at monthly peer review meetings.
  • Administration responsibility for e-discharges, Badger summaries, safeguarding reports and outpatient letters.

About us

The Trust's mission is Together We Care which encompasses the strategic vision for operating as a high performing organisation within an Integrated Care System (ICS), which provides quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way through our values-driven, skilled and motivated workforce:

People-centred- Serving people is the focus of everything we do

Positive- having a can do response whatever the situation

Compassion- always demonstrating we care

Excellence- continually striving to provide the best care possible.

Our Values are drivers for the behaviours that all our staff strive to demonstrate.

The values and behaviours have been and continue to be embedded and communicated across the organisation via a number of initiatives - including our recruitment processes, corporate induction, team briefings, meetings, appraisals and our annual awards ceremony.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To see the full Job Description details please refer to the attached Job Description document along with this advert.

Person Specification
Professional qualifications

  • Primary medical qualification.
  • Full GMC Registration


  • MRCPH Part I or Part II


  • At least to CMT level with evidence of appropriate practical procedures


  • Log book summary


  • Shall have completed at least 4 years' full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least 2 of which will be in a Specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty or shall have equivalent experience or competencies.

Research/audit/ publications

  • Evidence of clinical presentation,
  • understands the need for and appreciates the role of audit in clinical practice.


  • Participation in audit and research


  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the speciality

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