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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care

Job Reference: 271-MDL201MY

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
271 INT - Intensivists
£77,913 to £105,042 pa


Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care (10PAs)

Applications are invited for locum cover for the post of PICU consultant to join a team of 10 Consultant Intensivists, starting April 2019 at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.

This is a full time, 10 Professional Activity (PA) appointment with a Direct Clinical Care (DCC) to Supporting Professional Activity (SPA) split of 9 to 1. The post holder will be appointed for a fixed term contract to be determined after competitive interview. The appointee will participate in the first and second consultant on call rota and support consultant rota on PICU. The first on call consultant is scheduled to be present from 8:00- 19:00 Monday to Fridays, and on Saturday and Sunday 8:05-12:30 and 17:00-18:30. There must be a consultant led ward round twice a day, every day, with consultant available on site for support the rest of the day. The second consultant on call and support consultant roles are from 8:00 to 16:00 hours weekdays only.

Applicants must have achieved certificate of completion of training (CCT) in paediatrics or anaesthetics and have completed 2 years of training in a recognised paediatric intensive care training centre, or if a UK trainee in a deanery post be within 6 months of CCT in paediatrics with subspecialist interest in paediatric intensive care medicine.

Applications should be by accompanied by submission of a curriculum vitae and covering letter to PIC specialty Lead Dr Sophie Skellett ( The covering letter should explain reasons for wanting to take on the locum consultant role within PICU/NICU at GOSH.

Closing date: 13th January 2019

Interview Date: either 29/30 January 2019

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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 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 Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be 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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