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Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Job Reference: 425-A-19-29027

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Surgery and Critical Care
£77,913.00 - £105,042.00





This post has approval from the Royal College of Surgeons

Applications are invited for a full time Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with an interest in Thoracic and Upper GI surgery is required to join the Paediatric Surgery team at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. This post is an additional post and will join another four full time paediatric surgeons and two full time paediatric urologists in providing the service to Sheffield and surrounding catchment areas. The appointee will participate in a 1:7 non-resident on-call rota for neonates and general surgery. The candidate would cover surgical emergencies whilst on call and on an ad hoc basis at other times. Candidates should be trained in all aspects of emergency General Paediatric Surgery, including Neonatal surgery.

Applicants should possess, or be within six months of receiving, the CCST in Paediatric Surgery at the time of the appointment, have had appropriate experience within a dedicated paediatric and neonatal surgical unit.

If the person appointed elects to undertake a maximum part time contract he/she will be required to devote substantially the whole of his/her professional time to the duties of the post.

Applicants are invited to speak with Mr Hesham Zaki, Clinical Director and Mr Sean Marven, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinic Lead.

Hesham Zaki, Clinical Director Surgery & Critical Care Division
Telephone 0114 2260525 email via

Mr Sean Marven, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinic Lead

Telephone 01142267981 email via

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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