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Consultant in paediatric Intensive Care

Job Reference: 387-WC-2141-CM

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Intensive Care
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol
£77,913 - £105,042

Consultant Position in Paediatric Critical Care at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Applications are invited for a 10 PA Consultant Paediatric Intensivist to join the Critical Care team based at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC).


The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is an 18 bedded unit providing full intensive care services to the Southwest of England and cardiac surgical services to the Southwest and South Wales. We are a recognised sub-speciality training centre for Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine and deliver a broad training programme to our trainees. BRHC is the regional specialist children’s hospital with the full range of paediatric medical and surgical specialties other than heart and liver transplantation on site. It is also a designated Major Trauma and Burns centre, admitting children acutely from across the network.

The appointee will join the Critical Care Team at an exciting time and will have the opportunity to work across all Critical Care areas; namely, PICU, the supra-regional paediatric intensive care transport service (WATCh), and the specialised surgical, medical, and cardiology High Dependency Units.


Applicants from a paediatric or anaesthetic background will be welcomed. They should have completed a minimum of two years training in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine and must either be on the Specialist Register in their base speciality or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview. There is the potential for anaesthetic applicants to have a mixed job plan.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Dr Matthew Christopherson, Clinical Lead for PICU on 0117 3428843 or

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


  1. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  2. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  3. When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  4. All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.
  5. The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.

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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