Specialty Doctor in Paediatics

Yeovil, Somerset
£40,037 - £74,661 per annum
30 Aug 2019
14 Oct 2019
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Paediatric Specialty Doctor into a substantive, non-training post within our friendly Paediatric Department at Yeovil District Hospital.

The post holder will work as part of a team providing acute cover for our Paediatric Admissions Unit and for paediatric patients attending the Emergency Department, and will work both on the Children and Young Persons Unit, the Special Care Baby Unit and Maternity Unit. The post holder will also be required to work a 1:7 full shift on call rota.

The Paediatric Department is a very dynamic and welcoming department, serving the populations of South and East Somerset and North Dorset. The team comprises 7 Consultants, with a range of specialist interests, 7 doctors on the middle grade rota and a full FY1/FY2/VTS junior tier.

The Paediatric Department at YDH is well supported by Tertiary Specialist Centres in Bristol, Southampton and London, with a number of clinics run on site by visiting consultants.

Yeovil District Hospital has enjoyed a stable and successful history; trusted and respected by our patients, staff and commissioners. We have been repeatedly rated as one of the top-10 healthcare employers in the country and YDH has attracted national interest in our iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care experience within our Hospital.

Yeovil District Hospital is a modern hospital in pleasant countryside only two hours from London and less than one hour from the nearest coast. There are excellent facilities in a purpose built Education Centre on-site. Purpose built, off-site, accommodation for Yeovil District Hospital staff members opened in 2012 and is managed by Yarlington Housing Group.

For further information please refer to the job description and person specification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

To discuss this job role further please contact Meridith Kane, Consultant Paediatrician. Meridith.Kane@ydh.nhs.uk / 01935-384374