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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/09/2021.

Trust Grade Doctor CT Core Level in Paediatric Surgery

Job Reference: 358-3478837-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Paediatric Surgery
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£39,467 per annum

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

This is an exciting opportunity for a doctor with experience of working at a Junior Trust CT level in paediatric surgery. This post has been developed in order to support the continued delivery of high quality care to children across the Leicester Children’s Hospital. The successful candidates will join our team of paediatric surgeons and paediatricians and to provide a wide range of clinical services across the spectrum of paediatric surgery and urology.

Many of our wards have undergone a full or partial refurbishment in the last 24 months & we have benefitted from the construction of a brand new Paediatric Theatre Reception and Paediatric Recovery area, with plans for an integrated single site Children’s Hospital accommodating all Children’s services on the Leicester Royal Infirmary site, providing a unique time to come and join our team. Additionally, the Trust has recently opened a new £42 million Emergency Floor which includes a new Paediatric Emergency Department and a Childrens short stay unit (CSSU).

The Paediatrics surgery specialty serves the population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, as one of the busiest Acute and General Paediatric centres in the UK. Our Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU) currently sees around 14,000 children a year and this is in addition to the children who attend our Paediatric Emergency Department (PED). The speciality also provides tertiary level care to children and young people from across the region including areas of Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire. Outreach clinics and day case operating take place in a number of centres outside of UHL

The successful candidates will be working alongside the team of consultant Paediatrician surgeons and paediatricians from a variety of specialities including acute and general paediatrics, paediatric intensive care and paediatric subspecialty Across the Children’s Hospital.

The post holders will participate in managing the care of paediatric surgical patients at registrar level. They will be expected to perform clinical and non-invasive assessment of paediatric patients within an acute environment, and will be fully involved in the surgical management of patients including working in theatre, with their supervising Consultant and where appropriate independently.. With responsibility for the day to day running of the paediatric surgical wards, planning and implementing clinical management plans under the supervision of the consultant staff and presenting cases at departmental MDT meetings.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Dr Anthony Owen

Job title Consultant

Email address

Telephone number 0116 258 5290

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 (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.

UK Registration

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

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