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Locum Consultant - General Paediatrician


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Fixed term: 6 months
Full time: 10 sessions per week
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University Hospitals of North Midlands
Stoke on Trent
£82,096 - £110,683
Salary period
02/12/2020 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)

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


University Hospitals of North Midlands
Royal Stoke University Hospital
Locum Consultant Paediatrician
Fixed Term – 6 months 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Locum Consultant Paediatrician, based at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital, within one of the fastest growing teaching Trusts in the UK.

The post-holder will join a team of consultants to deliver Paediatric cover which involves Consultant of the Week (CoW). There is also a 1:12 on call requirement covering (there are separate on call rotas covering NICU, PICU and child protection (7am – 7pm).

Outpatient sessions will consist of general paediatric clinics and/or speciality clinics to help further reduce our clinic waiting times. University Hospital North Staffordshire already delivers a wide range of paediatric specialities including respiratory, endocrine and diabetes, oncology and haematology, rheumatology and allergy.

Applications from general paediatricians with special interests will also be considered with the opportunity to deliver speciality sessions that complement the current consultant body.

The Paediatric Department is one of the largest in the country with a number of sub speciality areas receiving tertiary care referrals. The Trust has a purpose built Children’s Centre comprising of inpatient wards, Children’s A&E and admissions unit and outpatients department adjacent to the Child Development Centre. The Child Health Directorate provides a wide range of services encompassing acute paediatrics, paediatric and neonatal intensive care, outpatients and community paediatrics. We also provide consultant support to the children’s emergency centre and deliver a range of paediatric general and speciality clinics on the County Hospital site.

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is a progressive, ambitious organisation that is constantly evolving to improve active healthcare services to support the needs of over three million people across Staffordshire, Shropshire, and South Cheshire. UHNM employs 10,300 staff based across the Royal Stoke University Hospital and the County Hospital sites. The on-site Keele Undergraduate Medical School opened in September 2002. Committed to improving the working lives of its staff, the Trust has a flexible approach to working hours and operates an employee friendly policy which includes part-time and term-time hours, maternity and paternity leave and also offers the opportunity for career breaks. Job sharing will be considered. The Trust is dedicated to the personal development of its staff.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Pavanasam Ramesh
Job title
Clinical Director
Email address
Telephone number
01782 675174
Additional information

The division welcomes applicants who wish to seek further information or visit. Please contact the following to arrange a visit or for an informal discussion: OR 

If you have problems applying, contact

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