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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2020.

ST4 LAS in Paediatrics

Job Reference: 386-KC1345738---E

Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Yeovil, Yeovil
£48,075 per annum (pro rata

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you


Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive

Are you looking to join a future UK Paediatric training programme?

Are you looking to gain or are currently working towards your MRCP?

Yeovil District NHS Foundation Trust and the Paediatric Team could help you on your way

We have 3 registrar level, Paediatric, ST4 LAS  vacancies available:

Post 1 - 1 WTE - Available from  4th March 2020 until 3rd March 2020

Post 2 - 1 WTE - Available from 4th March 2020 until 2nd September 2020

Post 3  - 0.2 WTE - Available from 4th March 2020 until 2nd September 2020

These posts are not part of a run-though training programme however

  • We are dedicated to providing training opportunities such as access to course and research.
  • All post holders will also have a nominated clinical/educational supervisor
  • We have a proven track record in presenting at international conferences and publishing journals
  • We also have had significant success and experience with the CESR process

The successful post holders will:

  • Work full time, 40 hours per week, in Acute General Paediatrics and as part of a team of 7 Middle-Grade doctors.
  • Cover Acute In-patients and SCBU (level 2 nursery).
  • There will also be some Outpatient work. 

For further information about Yeovil District Hospital, The Paediatric Team and Service, please access the Yeovil District NHS Foundation Hospital website.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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

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