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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/02/2020.

Consultant General Paediatrician - 1 Post

Job Reference: 040-CON377-N-A

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Royal Gwent Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital, Newport and Abergavenny
£77,779 - £100,977 per an

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process

Consultant General Paediatrician

Base: Post will be based at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny

Full Time (10 Sessions)

Applications will be considered from those wishing to work part time

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 4th February 2020

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team as we pioneer new ways of delivering health services. Our innovative Clinical Futures programme is building on local Health, Social Care and Well Being Strategies that have been developed by local health boards and their partners, bridging all aspects of primary, community and secondary care and you could be a part of its plans to deliver the best to our patients and communities.

As well as being an innovative employer, staff wellbeing is one of the Health Board’s priorities, with a comprehensive package of support and development opportunities available to all. It is the Health Board’s aim that it is an enjoyable and fulfilling place to work as feeling valued has a positive impact on both staff and patients.

There are flexible working arrangements available and all staff can access an excellent range of additional benefits and services.

We currently have a new consultant paediatrician opportunitiy that have arisen to support the Paediatric service at the Nevill Hall Hospital pending reconfiguration of Paediatric services across the Health Board in 2021.

There will be the opportunity to contribute to the training and development of the junior doctors at tiers 1 and 2. The tier 2 (middle grade) rota is currently staffed by Paediatric ST4-ST8 trainees provided by the Welsh Deanery.

The Nevill Hall Hospital Consultants will join the team of 10 general consultant paediatricians to provide ‘consultant of the week’ ward services for Paediatrics and Neonates 3.5 times per year and 1:15 on-call for week day nights and weekends. There is a contribution to Safeguarding.

Nevill Hall and Royal Gwent paediatric teams will merge in 2021 upon the opening of our ambitious new build at The Grange University Hospital. Job plans will be remodelled at that time to achieve greater parity to the meet the challenges of ‘Facing the Future’.

Full details of duties and responsibilities are given in the job description.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Marcus Pierrepoint, Consultant Paediatrician & Clinical Director Tel: 01873 732912 or Dr Nadeem Syed, Associate Clinical Director, Child Health Tel: 01873 732478

This position involves Regulated Activity with children as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including a children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date.


Job reference: 040-CON377-N-A

Advertised on NHS Jobs: 7th January 2020

Closing date: 4th February 2020

Interview date: 4th March 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Marcus Pierrepoint, Consultant Paediatrician & Clinical Director Tel: 01873 732912 or Dr Nadeem Syed, Associate Clinical Director, Child Health Tel: 01873 732478

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website.

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