Consultant General Paediatrician with an interest in Dermatology
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new substantive 9 PA post, to join the existing general paediatrics and dermatology services at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust.
Applications are invited from candidates with experience in General Paediatrics.
Applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of receiving, a CCST in paediatrics at the time of commencing the appointment and have had appropriate experience within a paediatric unit and specific interest and experience in Paediatric Dermatology.
If the person appointed elects to undertake a maximum part-time contract, he/she will be required to devote substantially the whole of his/her time to the duties of the post and give them priority at all times.
Any Consultant who is unable for personal reasons to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for the post; if such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis with the Trust in consultation with Consultant colleagues.
Main duties of the job
The General Paediatric team provides daily General Paediatric clinics, inpatient acute care, and in-hours Consultant of the Week system with responsibility for all admitted patients, and an out of hours service including on-call.
Day time -A twilight shift from 16.30-22.00 and a "post take" ward for general paediatric acute care. The post take ward round takes responsibility for all acute general paediatric admissions on the wards and in the acute assessment unit.
A consultant of the week for longstanding patients between 9-17.30. The second consultant ward round will review all in patients who have been resident for more than 24 hours, review safeguarding admissions and coordinate care for the long stay complex paediatric in patients.
Out of hours -From 5 pm - 9 am weekdays the general paediatric consultants will provide the on-call rota.
For eight months of the year (over winter) there will two consultants present at weekends between 9 - 13.00 to review the acute admissions and chronic in patients. One of these consultants will remain resident until 22.00 to support acute admissions. They will then be non-resident from 22.00-09.00 the following morning.
Paediatric Dermatology - The post holder will join a medical team of five consultants and two Specialty Doctors who provide the paediatric Dermatology services at Sheffield Children's Hospital.
We see secondary and tertiary level dermatology and receive referrals from the surrounding District General Hospitals.
Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.
We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision "to create a healthier future for children and young people."
- Outstanding patient care
- Brilliant place to work
- Leader in children's health
Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including; generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.
We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.
This is a provisional job plan, the final details of which may be subject to change related to the overall service requirements.
General paediatrics (6 PAs incl SPA)
Rapid Access General Paediatric
Weekly General Paediatric Clinic (Northern General Hospital)
40 (cancel for COW)
Consultant of the week
1 in 26
1 in 26
Post Take Ward Rounds
1 in 26
Weekend on-call incl Fri twi
1 in 9 across year
Dermatology (3 PAs incl SPA)
Weekly Dermatology Clinic
Monthly Dermatology Clinic
Dermatology Ward Work / haemangioma service
1.9 (1.4 core + 0.5 for new consultant)
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).