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Consultant Paediatrician

Employer
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Telford
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Paediatrics
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent locally employed acute paediatrician. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the biggest development of Children's services that the County has seen. You will become part of a team and will work in what is one of the largest acute District General Hospital Paediatric departments in the County serving a catchment population of over 0.5 million.

Main duties of the job

Clinical

  • To provide consultant level care of acutely ill children and lead the acute care team.
  • To participate in rotas covering acute take, inpatient and outpatients and out of hours rota including safeguarding of children.
  • To provide educational supervision to trainees.
  • To support the department with governance, quality and other supporting professional activities.
  • To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.
  • To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
  • To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
  • To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes' drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

Plans have been given the go ahead to transform local hospital services for the half a million residents of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales to make sure two vibrant hospitals and the wide range of services they provide for people locally are kept in the county. This landmark decision will result in better care for patients, secure the £312m on offer from HM Treasury and develop both hospital sites to deliver state of the art facilities in which staff will be proud to work and patients will choose to be treated.

Job description
Job responsibilities

A full-time job plan is based on a 10 PA working week. The job plan will be reviewed annually and is a prospective agreement that sets out the consultant's duties, responsibilities, and objectives for the coming year. It covers all aspects of a consultants professional practice including clinical work, teaching, research, education and managerial responsibilities. It will provide a clear schedule of commitments, both internal and external and will include personal objectives, detailing links to wider service improvements and trust strategic priorities.

For a full-time contract, the job plan will be divided on average per week (pro-rata for a part time post) as:

8.0 Programmed Activities (PAs) of Direct Clinical Care - includes clinical activity, clinically related activity and predictable and unpredictable emergency work.

2.0 Supporting Professional Activities (SPAs) - includes CPD, audit, teaching and research.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS, MBChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCPCH
  • APLS
  • NLS
  • Safeguarding Level 3 Competency

Entry Criteria
Essential

  • Full Registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via - Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview)
  • Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via - Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR)

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Company

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes’ drive apart covering a range of specialties and providing care to the local population. Almost a quarter of the county is designated as the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and we have three national nature reserves. We also have internationally important wetland sites, special areas of conservation (of European significance) and many sites of special scientific interest.

We are entering an exciting phase of change at SaTH with the transformation of the Princess Royal Hospital into a specialised site for planned care, and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital site a specialised site for emergency care through our Hospital Transformation Programme.

 

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01743 261000
Location
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Mytton Oak Road,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY3 8XQ
United Kingdom

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