Consultant General Paediatrician
Full or part time
NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint a Consultant General Paediatrician within the acute children’s service based in Forth Valley Royal Hospital.
The Combined Child Health department in Forth Valley combines community and acute paediatric service. The department provides comprehensive paediatric and neonatal care to a population of 300,000 people with 60,000 children under the age of 16 years and 3,200 deliveries per annum.
Forth Valley Paediatric Department participates in regional and national managed clinical networks allowing the development of specialist interests for all senior medical staff and ensuring children are cared for locally. The services are supported by a team of Community Children’s Nurses with general and specialist network links.
This appointment aims to support the delivery of our hospital-based children’s medical services including contribution to the acute on-call and out of hours rota.
All paediatric consultants are expected to have a minimum of Level 3 Child Protection training and participate in child protection examinations.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Women and Children’s Unit and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Dr David Lynn, Consultant Paediatrician Clinical Lead, Combined Child Health, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Tel 01324 567156, or to Gillian Morton, General Manager Women and Children’s Unit, Tel 01324 567017.
Applicant Information, including the job description and application form for the post, is available from Medical Workforce by telephone on 01324 618331 or by email by clicking the apply button.
Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise. Applicants who are not yet in receipt of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) must be on the specialist register or within 6 months of CCT at date of interview or posses a Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) and are required to provide documentary evidence of eligibility to apply at the time of application.
Please quote reference number MD0717086 on all correspondence.
Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 29th August 2017.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20 September 2017.