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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/08/2021.

Locum Consultant Paediatrics

Job Reference: 323-LD793

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£82,096 - £110,683 plus £149 HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.


Locum Consultant Paediatricians x 2 - Fixed Term Contracts for 6 months

(8 - 10PAs)

Applications are invited for two Locum Consultant Paediatricians at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey. Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest provider of acute services to residents of Surrey, totalling more than 380,000 people.

Our main catchment area is North West Surrey, including the towns of Chertsey, Woking, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Ashford and Staines-upon-Thames, along with parts of Hounslow and Surrey Heath.

The post holders will join a team of 17 Consultant Paediatricians supporting the Paediatric Ward as second Attending Consultant and Paediatric A&E on a 1 in 5 basis Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00, in addition to this the post holders will work in Paediatric A&E Monday to Friday 17:00 – 23:00 1 in 7 and 13:00 – 23:00 Saturday and Sunday 1 in 7.

St. Peters Hospital is based just outside Chertsey in the green county of Surrey and close to local attractions such as Thorpe Park, RHS Gardens at Wisley, Mercedes Benz World and Windsor Castle. We are also close to the extensive motorway network, being close to junction 11 of the M25, and thus close to the M3 and M4 as well as being relatively close to Heathrow. Woking is just 4 miles away and is a main line station with very regular non-stop trains to London Waterloo in just 25 minutes, a door way to our vibrant capital city.

For further information please see the job description or for an informal discussion please contact: Dr Shailini Bahl, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead

for Paediatrics on 01932 722691/01932 722546 or, Mr James Thomas,Divisional Director on james.thomas7@nhs.nett or Michael Hooker, Service Manager – Paediatrics, on 01932 722763 or

The Trust promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications regardless of race, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation. Flexible working is encouraged to meet service needs and accommodate family life


Where to find us:

Our main sites are Ashford Hospital, TW15 3AA near to Heathrow Airport and St Peter’s Hospital, KT16 0RQ which is close to junction 11, M25. We also operate services at Woking Bradley Unit and Milford Hospital. A free shuttle bus service operates between Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals.

Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

Find our more in our Guide for Applicants.

Coronavirus update:

We are reviewing our recruitment and on-boarding processes on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE). Interviews will be virtual wherever possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your application will be transferred into our third party recruitment system, the HireLab. You will receive an email inviting you to log into the HireLab and you will be able to monitor the progress of your application, pre-employment checks and on-boarding.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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