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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/08/2019.

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Locum Appointment Service LAS ST1/2 in Paediatrics

Job Reference: 405-MD19422PAEDS

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
£37,191 per annum plus al

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career

Enjoy outstanding training within an exceptional hospital in a stunning setting.

Locum Appointment for Service (LAS) Posts (ST1/2 equivalent) in Paediatrics.

With around 2,500 highly skilled personnel, Dorset County Hospital treats more than 100,000 patients every year across a broad range of specialties. We can boast some of the shortest waiting times in the country, offer excellent access to emergency services, and have recently obtained an NHS Improving Quality award for the Seven Days Service Improvement Programme – making this an exceptional place to build your skills.

Joining us you will regularly make Consultant ward rounds and being on-call for acute paediatric medical challenges.

Put simply, this is an unrivalled opportunity for an experienced practitioner to develop new skills and deal with varied conditions under the supervision of an expert consultant physician. What’s more, Dorset is one of the most beautiful parts of Britain, with stunning scenery and a world-famous rugged coastline – and if you’re new to the UK, we’ll give you all the induction and ongoing support you need.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information, please call Dr Deepa Shenoy on 01305 254249 or Jon Fox on 01305 255888.


Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

The closing date/interview date is subject to amendment; this vacancy may expire at short notice. All correspondence with applicants will be via email. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please contact us on to find out whether you have been shortlisted

DBS - If you join us and need a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction (£40 - enhanced check or £23 - standard)

Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA - Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

TRAC - When applying through NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Trac recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Dorset County Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system.

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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