- Full time: 10 sessions per week (10 PA)
- £82,096 - £110,683 per annum
- 07/12/2020 23:59
Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.
We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.
The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.
We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Advertising Date: 9th November 2020
Closing Date: 7th December 2020
Shortlisting Date: W/C 7th December 2020
Interview Date: TBC - planning for mid to late January 2021
Applications are invited to join a friendly and progressive paediatric team as a substantive paediatric consultant within Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust. The department strives to improve healthcare of infants, children and young people in the region. Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent clinical and communication skills delivered with compassion. In return you will be supported and valued for the skills and knowledge you bring to the team working alongside an enthusiastic and forward thinking Service Director, management and administrative team.
Main duties of the job
There are 2 posts available, full time (10PA's) and the successful candidates with contribute to 1 in 9 on-call rota which includes general Paediatrics and Level 2 Neonatal Unit. Special interests and drive for Quality improvement will be supported. Apart from paediatric trainees the department also includes speciality doctors and advanced paediatric nurse practitioners.
Paediatric services are based at Ormskirk District General Hospital in a newly built Paediatric Department. The Department comprises a dedicated Children's Accident & Emergency Department with an Assessment Bay, in-patient ward and a day case unit including facilities for adolescent, and a designated modern Paediatric Outpatient Department at Ormskirk Hospital, delivering a range of general and speciality clinics.
All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.
Working for our organisation
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.
The Trust provides a range of local hospital services across its two main sites at Southport and Ormskirk including Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit. The Trust is proud to have been awarded University Clinical Education Centre by the University of Liverpool in recognition of the high standards of training provided for students on placements with the Trust.
Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.
The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Provide clinical leadership
Set standards of clinical care
Participate in the development of acute child health services
Promote integration between primary and secondary care services
Promote preventative health
The post holder will be expected to subscribe to the Royal College of
Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Continuing Personal Development
(CPD) Scheme. He/she will also be required to keep abreast of current
developments in acute and neonatal paediatrics. He/she will be expected to
maintain APLS and NLS provider status.
The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the Trust appraisal system
and take part in the annual Consultant job planning process.
- Basic Medical Qualification
- On the Specialist Register with a CCT, CCST or Equivalent training in Paediatrics or within 6 months of achieving this
- MSc, MD or PhD
- PGCert or higher clinical education
Training and Experience
- On specialist register in Paediatrics or eligible for CCT in Paediatrics within 6 months of the interview Acute paediatric experience and neonatal experience
- Educational training –such supervising work based assessments, teaching the teacher, equality and diversity
Management / Audit
- Participation in Clinical Audit
- Evidence of service development
- Experience of teaching / educational supervision
- Educational qualifications /courses
- Acknowledgement of evidence-based practice
- Current publications
Research / Publications
- Research experience
- Good personal and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a multi-professional team
- Team Management and Leadership Skills
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Current Driving licence/use of car for work
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Dr Shyam Mariguddi
- Job title
- Clinical Director & Consultant Paediatrician
- Telephone number
- 01695 656166
- Additional information