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Consultant Paediatrician

Job Reference: 331-BWAC0380217-A

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Furness General Hospital, Barrow In Furness
£76,761 - £103,490 per an

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?


Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

You have probably heard of Morecambe Bay but do you know what we do and why the NHS Academy of Fabulous stuff have celebrated our improvements?

Aside from leading on transformational patient care with recognition through vanguard status, developing tele-medicine within our paediatric service, and changing care outside of hospital as part of our alternatives to admission programme, we are passionate about our vision

‘A great place to be cared for; A great place to work’

Why Paediatrics at Morecambe Bay?

- Investment of £11 million in a new maternity unit
- Financial support and commitment from us to enable you to undertake further studies
- Opportunities to work innovatively through advancements in care such as developments in tele-medicine
- Support to develop in a special interest such as neonatal, cardiology or respiratory

Our team is what makes the Trust a great place to work. Our strongly structured team, managed and supervised by our Consultants, means our trainee doctorsrepeatedly feedback positive experiences of their time in training at the Trust – just fewer than 90% of our FY1’s at Barrow have decided to stay with the Trust for their second year.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

If you would like to be part of an innovative service at a Trust which is now receiving much-deserved recognition, why not come and visit us? We will arrange your travel and accommodation.

Not only will you be working at a Trust recognised for its transformational work, but one which supports you through any development and education you wish to undertake.

The Lake District national park is outstandingly beautiful and we have a generous relocation package to support you should you need to move.

In working with us, you will be rewarded with an interesting and stimulating job, and also the opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom. Come and join the team!

You must be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice and for Consultantapplicants you mustbe eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of obtaining your CCT at the time of interview.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

We look forward to meeting you
Come and make a #Freshstart with us

For further details / informal visits contact:
Please contact:
Dr Ashutosh Kale
Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead
Furness General Hospital on 01229 491123

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