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Trust Grade (Core Level) Doctors in Paediatrics

Job Reference: 358-1712278-MED

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Paediatrics
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£37,191.00

The University Hospitals of Leicester is an A rated sponsor should you require a visa and we also offer a generous relocation package.

The Leicester Children’s Hospital, a part of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is inviting applications for Trust Grade (Core Level) Doctors in Paediatrics. The successful candidates will be able take up post for a fixed period of up to 12 months. Applicants should state on their application form in the supporting information section if they have any particular interest in either Paediatric Medicine or Paediatric Surgery. Please note that we cannot guarantee a placement in your preferred specialty, although we will endeavour to support this whenever possible.

 

The Childrens Hospital has a track record of supporting Junior Doctors who are in Trust Grade posts to prepare them for applying to UK Training Programs in Paediatrics, with a number of previous Trust Grade Doctors going on to join the National Training Program and these posts are ideal for Junior Doctors wanting to gain experience prior to their application.

 


The University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest and busiest teaching trusts in England employing over 14,000 members of staff, providing services to nearly a million people across Leicestershire and Rutland. The Children’s Hospital provides secondary care to the local population along with specialist tertiary services in a number of specialties including;

 

    • Paediatric General Surgery/Urology and Neo-natal surgery

 

    • Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

 

    • Paediatric Gastroenterology

 

    • Paediatric Metabolic Disorders (working in partnership with Sheffield Children’s Hospital)

 

    • Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

 

    • Paediatric Neurology

 

    • Paediatric Rheumatology

 

    • Paediatric Infectious Disease

 

    • Paediatric Clinical Immunology and Allergy

 

    • Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

 

    • Paediatric Oncology and Haematology

 

    • General Paediatrics

 

    • Paediatric Nephrology

 

    • Paediatric Orthopaedics

 

    • Paediatric Intensive care and ECMO services

 


These posts will allow successful candidates to develop their clinical skills and experience in a hospital with a track record of innovative service delivery, excellence in training and clinical research. You will also be entitled to take study leave and allocated funding for training and study.

 

All of our Childrens wards have undergone extensive refurbishment over the last three years and in 2017 we opened a brand new Paediatric Emergency Department. In 2018 we then opened a 12 bedded Children’s Short Stay Unit which is an integral part of the new department. This provides a single point of entry for all Paediatric Emergencies and unscheduled care. Successful candidates will spend some of their on call duties working for the Children’s Acute Team within both within the Ed and across the Childrens floor.


 

 



For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Chris Wighton, Consultant Acute Paediatrics
Dr Dan Bronnert, Consultant Acute Paediatrics
0116 2587462

“UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

 We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian  and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

 Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit”




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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