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Locum Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Allergy

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2019-35520

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£79,860 - £107,668

Fixed Term Locum Paediatric Consultant in Infectious Diseases (ID), Immunology and Allergy (6-9 months) The Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Allergy Teams have an exciting opportunity to employ a full time locum consultant on a fixed term basis. This job is for a full time (10 PA) Locum Consultant post to join the Paediatric Infectious Disease, Immunology and Allergy services in one of the largest children’s hospitals in Europe, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. The successful applicant will provide and support an outpatient and inpatient consulting service within the Trust and will work with clinical and laboratory colleagues (NHS and academic) both within the Trust and outside. The role is a split role between ID and Immunology (0.6 WTE) as well as Allergy (0.4 WTE). Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a tertiary children’s hospital and the post holder will be a part of the ID, Immunology and Allergy team. We would welcome applicants with experience in ID, Immunology and Allergy. Please find attached a detailed job description and person specification. If you wish to discuss this post further, please contact Dr David Porter, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Immunology, 0151 252 5165, or Dr James Mwenechanya, Consultant in Allergy, 0151 293 9641;

Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

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Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

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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.

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