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Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Diabetes

Job Reference: 344-4819CONWCQ

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Medicine
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum

We are looking to recruit a Consultant General Paediatrician with diabetes as a special interest.

This is a 10PA post and the successful candidate will be part of the Excellent East Kent Hospitals Children’s Diabetes Team and the work includes outpatient work, support for newly diagnosed inpatients and attendance at Team and London and South East Network meetings.

The General Paediatric responsibilities include participating in acute on call, emergency pathway support shifts (2pm-9pm on site), Consultant of the Week responsibilities as well as general outpatient activities. We also have a Level one Special Care Baby Unit and on call work includes supporting the Unit and neonatal emergencies on Labour Ward.

The base Hospital will be QEQM, Margate for general paediatric emergency duties and the majority of clinic-based work (although there may be a need to do clinics at our other sites).

The post has arisen as a result of the increasing clinical work load within the department. We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and enthusiastic individual.

We pride ourselves as a friendly department so we are looking for an individual who works well in a team setting.

Our ideal candidate will be an paediatrician with SPIN competency in Children’s Diabetes who has recently CCT or an experienced paediatrician with a proven track record in providing excellent care to CYP with diabetes.

We are actively encouraging equal opportunities. The Trust operates a complete smoking ban on all sites and grounds.

All posts are subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure check in the event of the post being offered.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All positions within the Trust working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults will require an enhanced CRB disclosure. All other posts will require standard checks. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

We positively promote flexible working practices. To ensure that our workforce reflects the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Abigail Price on 01843 225544 Ext 7255046 ( ).

There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.

We’ll close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.

We have a relocation policy for eligible candidates, promote flexible working and we are an inclusive employer.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage alternative options and offer Cycle 2 Work scheme.

The ability to converse easily and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles.

Most positions require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. Applicants for eligible roles requiring Tier 2 sponsorship must meet UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria.

We operate a no-smoking policy on all our sites and grounds.

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