States of Jersey Health

Locum Consultant Paediatrician

Salary £78,281 - £118,180
15 May 2017
29 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Locum accommodation can be provided for a small charge, a relocation package is available for permanent appointments

Applications are invited for a locum Consultant Paediatrician experienced in Child Protection, safeguarding to start as soon as possible in Jersey. We are seeking a locum Consultant Paediatrician to join three consultants in providing general paediatric services including eonatal medicine in Jersey General Hospital. We are planning to appoint to a substantive appointment in the near future.

The post-holder will take an active role with the Consultant Paediatric Lead for child protection and safeguarding in Jersey. The fixed term of this contract will be for up to 1 year.

The Department of Paediatrics is small, enthusiastic and friendly. We have experienced SAS resident staff as well as FY2 doctors. There are approximately 1000 deliveries a year.

Infants under 30 weeks gestation or those requiring tertiary services are transferred to

neonatal Intensive Care services in the UK. We have excellent links with Southampton Children’s Hospital, including the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit who provide retrieval services. There is close cooperation with Children’s Social Care for child protection and safeguarding.

Under Jersey Law, applicants must possess FULL registration with the General Medical Council and hold a licence to practise.

The States of Jersey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (to include children) and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As this position will work with vulnerable people, the selection process will involve safeguarding measures and include an enhanced DBS check.

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If you would like to discuss the post informally or arrange a visit please contact: Dr David Lawrenson, Clinical Lead and Consultant Paediatrician on telephone 01534 442062 or email:

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Closing date: 29th May 2017

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