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Speciality doctor in General Paediatrics

Job Reference: 425-A-19-29462

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£39,060 - £72,840

The paediatric medical unit as a whole provides a general paediatric medical service, including intensive care. In addition a wide range of subspecialty services are offered. This includes bone disease, endocrinology, gastroenterology, haematology/ oncology, hepatology (including post-transplant work), immunology and infectious disease, metabolic disease, nephrology (in conjunction with the renal service in Nottingham) and respiratory medicine (including cystic fibrosis).

The University Department of Paediatrics is housed in the Stephenson Unit adjacent to the Children's Hospital, together with laboratories and teaching facilities (lecture theatre, library, and seminar room). Research and clinical interests in the Department include Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Cystic Fibrosis, Metabolism and Liver disease, Bone Disease, Respiratory Paediatrics, Neonatology, Community Paediatrics and Nutrition. Emphasis is placed on a multidisciplinary approach and there is active collaboration with the Departments of Obstetrics, Biomedical Science and Medical Physics in the University and the various NHS Departments in the Children's Hospital.

The Department has the responsibility for organising clerkships in Paediatrics lasting 8 weeks in the 5th year of the undergraduate curriculum. Middle grade doctors are involved in informal teaching of medical students

Study and Training

Whilst this is a non-training post an educational supervisor will be allocated and it would be recommended that appraisal meetings are undertaken together with interim assessments on a 3-6 monthly basis. We would encourage the development of a personal portfolio, which will include a personal learning plan, and information about experience gained, learning opportunities and evidence of progress. The Educational supervisor will also acts as a Mentor to the post holder.

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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