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Child Health Clinical Lead for PICU **UHNM Employees only**

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Child Health
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term: 3 years
  • Part time
  • Other
1 session per week (1PA)
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Royal Stoke
Stoke on Trent
18/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

*** Applications Open to UHNM Employees Only ***

An opportunity has arisen for clinical lead within Child Health due to a vacancy from the current post holder.


Main duties of the job

• To provide leadership to all staff in the Specialism
• To ensure that high quality care of patients remains the highest priority
• To undertake appraisal of consultant colleagues as requested by the Clinical Director and supervise the appraisal process of other doctors within the specialism.
• To be responsible for the specialism budget and for the efficient deployment of the specialism’s resources
• To contribute strategically as a senior member of the Directorate management team.
• To lead Clinical Governance within the specialism

Working for our organisation

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park. Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

Stoke-on-Trent and the surrounding area, has great access to local amenities, the Peak District and The Roaches. Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool are all reachable within an hour. Housing prices in the area are reasonably competitive.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will find the details job description and person specification in the attached supporting information.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • APLS or PALS Instructor
  • Fully Registered with GMC
  • MRCPCH or Equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • Clinical Experience within area


Essential criteria
  • APLS or Equivalent trained
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Anna Pigott
Job title
Clinical Director for Child Health
Email address
Telephone number
01782 675284
Additional information

Dr Anna Pigott -
Mrs Janet Hagan -


Mr Mark Jones -

If you have problems applying, contact

2nd Floor, Springfield Building
Royal Stoke Hospital
Newcastle Road
Stoke On Trent