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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/02/2020.

Consultant Paediatrician with interest in Neonatology

Job Reference: 185-A-20-82959

Employer:
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Paediatrics
Location:
Exeter
Salary:
£79,860.00

We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!


The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of “good”. We were rated as “outstanding” for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.


The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.


The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.


Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.


ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

CONSULTANT PAEDIATRICIAN WITH AN INTEREST IN NEONATOLOGY

Applications are invited for this exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in Neonatology at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will join a dynamic team working in a busy district general hospital setting and will be expected to contribute to the delivery of neonatal service weeks, acute paediatric care and general paediatric and neonatal outpatient clinics. On call duties will be predominantly neonatal.

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is a first-wave Foundation Trust that serves a population of 460,000 people from Devon CCG, with some specialist services such as paediatric oncology including serving an excess of 800,000. The University of Exeter Medical School affords exciting opportunities to participate in both undergraduate teaching and research. The historic cathedral city of Exeter is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links.

Applicants must be registered medical practitioners and either be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of completion of specialist training at the date of interview; you should provide evidence of this with your application.

When applying please include the contact details of 3 referees; if you are a Consultant one referee should be your current or most recent Medical Director, if you are a Locum Consultant one referee should be your Clinical Director.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr Nagendra Venkata (Neonatal lead and Paediatrician) on Exeter (01392) 406632, or Dr Chris Moudiotis, (Paediatric clinical lead and Consultant Paediatrician) on (01392) 404711.

The Trust is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and so we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Non UK / EEA applicants should ensure that they are aware of recent changes to the immigration rules for Postgraduate Doctors and Dentists.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.

Please quote the appropriate reference number when applying.

About Exeter

Come for a visit, stay forever! With 500km of stunning coastline, beautiful countryside and 2 rugged moors, Devon has everything you and your family could want for an exciting and fulfilling life. Exeter is a city of contrast: a shiny new shopping centre with a “Café Society” feel, selling everything from and the latest hi tech gadgets and sports gear to designer outfits: surrounded by ancient cobbled streets with unique local shops, dominated by the incredible gothic Cathedral.

Whether you want to spend your free time taking part in thrilling outdoor activities, a quiet relaxing time exploring the many local beaches or walking on the rugged moors, Devon has something to offer everyone.

Exeter is a vibrant University City, with a buzzing night life, theatres, pubs and cinemas as well as great schools and family amenities, all you would expect from a bustling city ( with the added bonus of being surrounded by fantastic countryside). It is also situated about 20 minutes from a beach and 30 minutes form Dartmoor. If that isn’t enough to keep you here at weekends, its just 2 hours to London by Train or 3 hours by car using the M5/M4. The local airport offers internal and external flights daily if you want to go farther. But why would you want to leave! Beautiful North Devon is only an hour away.

All this and a great job in an innovative acute hospital serving approximately 460,000 people! The RDE also boasts its own newly built, outstanding, on-site Nursery and is located at the heart of the beautiful city close to schools and other amenities.




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The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit):
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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need.”


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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