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Locum Consultant in Acute and General Paediatrics

Job Reference: 358-302-4774-MED

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Paediatrics
Location:
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust provides acute and specialist paediatric services for Leicester and the surrounding hospitals in the South East Midlands including: allergy, congenital heart disease, endocrinology, ENT, gastroenterology, haematology, infectious diseases, neurology, NICU, oncology, paediatric surgery, PICU, and respiratory medicine.

Children’s services within UHL are undergoing a significant change with the plans underway for a bespoke Children’s Hospital at the Leicester Royal Infirmary site. Part of this new development will begin in May 2021 with the relocation of East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre from Glenfield hospital to Leicester Royal Infirmary.

We are seeking applications for a locum full time Consultant in acute and general paediatrics for six months. The successful applicant will provide and support an outpatient and in-patient service within the Trust, and will work with the team to develop network based, integrated services both within the Trust and in partnership with tertiary, secondary and primary care.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in the paediatric consultant of the week rota, outpatient clinics, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and clinical audit, also on call duties on a rota basis. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team. As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

If you are interested and have the appropriate qualifications and are already on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register, hold your CCT or are within six months of the appropriate CCT award at time of interview, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Further information concerning the post is available from:

Dr S Bandi Telephone 0116 258 7684. Or Dr D Bronnert

In cases where a vacancy receives a high volume of applicants, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

If you have not been offered an interview within 6 weeks please accept that on this occasion you have not been successful. The Trust would like to thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving future applications from you.

Closing Date: 04/05/21

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr S BandiJob titleConsultantTelephone number0116 258 7684Additional contact information

Dr S Bandi Telephone 0116 258 7684. Or Dr D Bronnert

In cases where a vacancy receives a high volume of applicants, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

If you have not been offered an interview within 6 weeks please accept that on this occasion you have not been successful. The Trust would like to thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving future applications from you.




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 (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.


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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