Consultant Paediatrician (Locum)

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£76,001 to £102,465 pa
07 Apr 2017
27 Apr 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the change in service delivery in paediatrics at Northampton General Hospital. We are recruiting a Consultant General Paediatrician for a hybrid post covering middle grade rota for out of hours work and consultant work during day time hours. This is a newly created post for 10 Programmed Activities. The post will strengthen the middle grade rota in support of the delivery of three tier acute paediatric services.  In addition, post holder will undertake some consultant clinical activities during weekday day time hours. There is no input to the neonatology service as part of this post. 

The Northampton General Hospital serves a population of approaching 400,000 people, throughout Northampton and South Northamptonshire, with a population that is rapidly expanding (predicted increase in population 2008 – 2028 of 25%). The Child Health Directorate is a fully integrated directorate including Acute and Community Paediatrics, Clinical Genetics, the Child Development Centre, Community Children Nursing, Children's Physiotherapy, and Safeguarding Children. The hospital has had a recent restructure, and is now managed in a divisional structure. Child Health is part of the Women’s, Children’s and Oncology Division. 

For further information please contact Dr Chandrakantha, clinical director on 01604 544559 or Dr John Hewertson, Lead for General Paediatrics on 01604 545914.

A job description, person specification and application form may be obtained by clicking the apply button.

Closing Date: 27 April 2017

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