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Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Depending on experience £52,542 - £82,418 gross per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Job Details

We are looking for Specialty Doctor to come and work with us for a period of 12 months with further extension where appropriate.The successful applicants will work in a busy acute paediatric unit and level 1 neonatal unit.

We are happy to welcome doctors who have special interests that could be accommodated and would enhance our service, but those with emergency paediatrics, medical education, asthma or allergy would be particularly welcome.

Our Paediatric (Dewi) ward has recently been on Welsh TV featuring in a popular series called Ward Y Plant.

Ysbyty Gwynedd is located on the doorstep of the magnificent Snowdonia National Park and the Menai Strait. We are only three hours from London by train, or an hour from Chester/M6 by car.

Main duties of the job

These are temporary fixed term posts to support the middle grade 1 in 10 rota which attracts a massive 12 sessions in order to develop and maintain special interests during paid time away from the service delivery rota.

We expect all our doctors to actively engage in departmental educational activities and undertake an audits during their time with us.

We anticipate, for the successful applicant, to work on the Tier 1 rota for at least 6 months initially to help adapt to NHS (particularly if no previous experience of working in NHS)

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Supporting Documents section for further details on the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • APLS (or equivalent)
  • NLS (or equivalent)
  • Full GMC Registration




  • At least 3 years of paediatric experience (with 6-12 months of neonatal experience)
  • Must have competencies to work at registrar level.
  • Shall have completed at least four years' full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis)


  • Second on-call UK experience.
  • Experience in a level 2 or 3 neonatal unit at Middle grade /Registrar level
  • Previous clinical experience of Child Protection cases.
  • Minimum 12 month NHS experience


  • Good communication skills.
  • Good team worker.
  • Flexible attitude.


  • Willingness to expand practice and skills in order to keep up to date with new developments.


  • Willingness to develop specialty interest.


  • Willingness to participate in teaching.


  • Evidence of formal teaching training.


  • Regular attendance at departmental audit meetings.


  • Involvement in clinical audit with presentations at departments/hospital audit meetings.


  • Basic IT skills.
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent


  • Experience of hospital pathology/radiology information systems.

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