Consultant in Neonatology

Birmingham, West Midlands
£76,761 - £103,490
21 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for 2 Consultant Neonatologist posts in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT).These are substantive replacement posts. 

Both posts carry 10 programmed activities (PAs) and are based primarily on the NICU at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital (BHH). Both also have some commitments to the Special Care Unit at Good Hope Hospital (GHH). One of the posts has a designated link role to support the SCBU at GHH. Cardiology skills would be desirable for the second post. The on-call commitment is at BHH. The successful applicants will complete a team of 8 enthusiastic substantive Neonatal Consultants. 

HEFT is one of the largest progressive NHS trusts in England and includes BHH,GHH, Solihull Hospital and Birmingham Chest Clinic. There are around 11,000deliveries a year within HEFT at the BHH and GHH Obstetric Units and the Solihull Midwifery Led Unit. The NICU at Heartlands provides comprehensive medical intensive care to babies born in HEFT and to the wider population and accepts both in-utero and post-natal transfers of mothers/babies. It is the designated regional cooling centre. 

Working within the team at Birmingham Heartlands, the appointee will be expected to contribute to the development of the current neonatal service, provide clinical leadership, specialist neonatal advice and complex multidisciplinary management within the department, and with obstetric colleagues. The post holder will work exclusively in Neonatology. 

Applicants must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register, or within six months of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). Please contact Dr Anjum Gandhi (Clinical Director) or Dr Phil Simmons (Neonatal Lead) for further information. 

Applications should be made through the NHS Jobs Only online applications will be accepted. However you are invited to support your application with a copy of your CV. We regret that we are unable to contact applicants who are not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. Short listing details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. 

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date for applications: 15th August 2017.

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (Teaching) is committed to equal opportunities in employment. The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is working towards a smoke free environment.

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