Consultant in Emergency Medicine with Paediatric Emergency

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£77,913 - £105,042
07 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group

The Royal Oldham Hospital

10 PAS

Our new Northern Care Alliance NHS Group unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and  reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.


Oldham Care Organisation has three divisions; Surgery, Medicine and Women & Children. Diagnostic Services are provided on a Trustwide basis. There is on site support for Quality Improvement, Human Resources and Governance. Emergency Medicine is part of the Urgent Care Directorate sited within the Division of Medicine. The Royal Oldham Hospital has 573 beds plus Christie at Oldham on site. There is access to comprehensive diagnostics including MRI/CT and PACS with digital imaging.

Our site has undergone some major developments with full refurbishment of the Emergency Department and dedicated paediatric area, new Women’s & Children’s unit including a tertiary neonatal unit and a new medical assessment unit and purpose-built Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit and a centralised laboratory.

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust employs over 9,000 multi disciplinary staff in five hospital sites, making it one of the largest Trusts in the country.

Are you dynamic and enthusiastic about Emergency Medicine?

If so, come and work in our fantastic Emergency Department with a purpose built, audio-visually separate Paediatric Emergency Medicine Area.

You will be working with the rest of the EM consultants to deliver comprehensive cover for all ages of patients within the Royal Oldham Hospital Accident and Emergency Department.

With your paediatric interest you will have a particular governance role for the 27,000 children attending the department annually.

You will need to be on the Specialist Register in Emergency Medicine with sub-specialty accreditation in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and will need to be within six months of obtaining your CCT (or equivalent) at the date of interview.

This is a whole time equivalent post and we welcome applications from candidates who wish to work full time or part time.


The management team for the Emergency Department comprises of:
Clinical Director, Tom Leckie
Directorate Manager, Paula Baker
Assistant Director of Nursing, Kay Miller

There are eleven Emergency Medicine Consultants, 32 Junior Medical Staff, (including foundation and specialty trainee’s level 1-6). The Emergency Department has a multi-disciplinary team consisting of a Clinical Matron, emergency nurse practitioners, Consultant Nurse & Advance Nurse Practitioner (Paediatric Medicine), 24/7 RAID practitioners, Therapy & Social Work team and 106 other staff (band 2-7).

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Tom Leckie, Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Clinical Director of Urgent Care on Tel: 0161 627 8914 or Mrs Paula Baker, Directorate Manager of Urgent Care on Tel: 0161 656 1334.

Applications can be submitted by visiting and clicking ‘working for us’, or by clicking the Apply button and search via
reference number 352-OCO-CON-A&E.

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post. You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form.

Closing Date: Saturday 5th January 2019.

Interview Date: TBC.

We are an equal opportunities employer, positive about disabled people and a no smoking organisation




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