Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics

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Closing Date: 18/08/2022
Contracts Contract, Temporary
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary £78,759 Per Year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team at Darlington memorial hospital where the paediatric department have a reputation for nurturing and developing paediatric trainees. You must have significant evidence of paediatric experience: Experience as 2nd on call (Registrar level)

Evidence that all ST3 equivalent competences have been achieve. Additionally you must have good communication skills.

Main duties of the job

This job will involve working on the middle grade rota covering acute admissions to the general paediatric ward and also covering deliveries to our special care baby unit.

About us

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We are one of the largest integrated care providers in England. Over 7,000 Staff serve a population of around 650,000 people in the North East,

We provide hospital services from two acute sites – Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. We have a centre for planned care in Bishop Auckland and provide care from community hospitals in Chester-le-Street, Shotley Bridge, Barnard Castle, Sedgefield and Weardale as well as over 80 other community based settings and providing care in patients’ homes.

At County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust our aim is to always deliver excellent care with compassion to deliver the highest quality of care our patients deserve. We value the personal skills, experiences and qualities that individuals bring to the Trust; creating an inclusive working environment to attract talented people who feel motivated, involved and able to influence the future direction of our services. The wellbeing of staff is important to us; we have a dedicated Health and Wellbeing team who provide support on a range of topics.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented

Full Job Descriptions can be found in the adverts supporting documents

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post is a replacement permanent, full time non-training (1:7 rota, EWTD compliant) non-training Middle-Grade post in acute paediatrics available from as soon as possible to start. Applicants must have achieved competencies at ST3 level in paediatrics or equivalent, with recent 2nd oncall experience covering both general paediatrics and neonatal unit. The post holder will work as an integral member of the paediatric team at middle-grade level.

This post is suitable for applicants with an interest in acute paediatrics. There are opportunities to gain experience in teaching medical students, delivering simulation sessions and participating in out-patient clinics based on interest and experience. We can support experienced doctors in their application for CESR.

This is not a recognised training post, however there will be opportunities for training in general Paediatrics and some Paediatric subspecialties within our department. We have a robust departmental teaching programme and you can access regional courses and conferences in North-East England.

DMH has an active Postgraduate Centres with a good library facility and are acknowledged for excellence in education. Single accommodation may be available.

Before applying can you provide:

• You have significant evidence of Paediatric experience

• Experience as 2nd on call (Registrar level)

• Evidence that all ST3 equivalent competences have been achieved?

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB ChB or Equivalent

Desirable

  • MRCPCH

Experience

Essential

  • You have significant evidence of Paediatric experience
  • Experience as 2nd on call (Registrar level)
  • Evidence that all ST3 equivalent competences have been achieved?
  • NLS certification

Desirable

  • APLS or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS

Special Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • You have significant evidence of Paediatric experience
  • Experience as 2nd on call (Registrar level)
  • Evidence that all ST3 equivalent competences have been achieved?

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

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