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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/02/2020.

Locum Consultant In Neonatology

Job Reference: 379-MHRPURPLE128

Employer:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Neonatology
Location:
RSCH, Brighton
Salary:
79,860-£107,668

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as ‘Outstanding for Caring’ by the CQC – fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national ‘Veteran Aware’ scheme and are an ERS Gold accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.


Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Locum Consultant Neonatologist - Start date June - September 2020 for 6 months

The Department of Neonatology operates across two sites; the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton (3500 deliveries) and the Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath (2400 deliveries). A team of Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners has been developed across both RSCH and PRH sites and delivers a unique nurse-led neonatal service at PRH.

The Trevor Mann Baby Unit (TMBU) is based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH). It provides a level 3 neonatal intensive care and surgical service for Sussex and the Surrey and Sussex Neonatal Network. There are approximately 500 admissions and in excess of 2000 intensive care cot days each year. There are 27 cots on the unit, including 9 currently designated for intensive care, 8 for high dependency and 10 for special care. There are facilities for high frequency ventilation, nitric oxide and total body cooling for asphyxiated infants. A neonatal surgical service runs in conjunction with the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital located on the Royal Sussex County site.

There are facilities in the maternity unit for fetal assessment and fetal medicine and referrals are accepted for perinatal care prior to neonatal surgery. The neonatal service has comprehensive support from paediatric radiology, paediatric surgery, perinatal pathology, pharmacy, echocardiography, audiology, and ophthalmology and has visiting support from other tertiary specialists. The Sussex Neonatal Transport Service is based on TMBU with a dedicated vehicle and driver. In collaboration with similar services in Kent and Surrey, the service undertakes 400 emergency and elective transfers each year throughout the south east of England.

Closing date 14 February 2020 at 1pm
NO AGENCIES

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Cassie Lawn and Dr Rob Bomont - Consultant Neonatologist




General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 /448616 or by email: bsuh.hresvacancies@nhs.net


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also 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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