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Job Reference: 358-2681200-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester


Full time

The Leicester Children’s Hospital is inviting applications for Trust Higher specialty registrar in General and Acute Paediatrics.

The post has been developed in order to support the delivery of high quality care to children across the Leicester Children’s Hospital. The successful candidate will join our team of Specialist Paediatric Registrars to provide a wide range of clinical services across the spectrum of general paediatrics.

The successful candidate will be working alongside the team of Paediatricians from a variety of specialities including acute and general paediatrics, paediatric intensive care and paediatric subspecialty medicine in the single front door, children’s inpatient wards and children’s outpatient department. He/she will participate in managing the care of paediatric patients at registrar level. He/she will be expected to perform clinical and non-invasive assessment of paediatric patients within an acute environment. The post will include responsibility for day to day running of the paediatric base wards, planning and implementing management under the supervision of the consultant staff and presenting cases at departmental MDT meetings. The post will also involve working in paediatric outpatients under consultant supervision.

The post will allow successful candidate to develop their clinical skills and experience in a hospital with a track record of innovative service delivery, excellence in training and clinical research. 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 University Hospitals of Leicester is an A rated sponsor should you require a visa and we also offer a generous relocation package.

Completion of level 1 training (or equivalent) in Paediatrics and experience of working in Paediatrics at registrar level is required, as is possession of MRCPCH or equivalent. Previous service and experience would be counted towards your salary.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Srini Bandi, Head of Service 0116 258 7864
Dr Sonal Kapoor, Consultant 0116 258 7462

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be 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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