Consultant in General Paediatrics

Birmingham, West Midlands
£76,761 - £103,490
11 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

4 WTE substantive post

General paediatrics department at Birmingham Women’s & Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BWCH) is looking to expand and develop its services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, enthusiastic and well-established team with an excellent reputation for clinical care, training and leadership. Applicants with special interests are actively encouraged to apply, as the department is currently developing special interest posts.

Candidates with strong research portfolios are also invited to apply, with a view to advancing the research profile of the department.

You will be part of dedicated team of 15.2 WTE Consultants (including the advertised posts), trainees (ST 1-8 and Foundation year trainees, clinical fellows including international fellows and Advanced Nurse Practitioners.

BWCH was formed in February 2017 by the integration of Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Birmingham Women’s Hospital (BWH) to become one organisation. BCH is the UK’s leading specialist paediatric centre, caring for sick children and young people between 0 and 16 years of age. BCH is located in the city centre and BWH is in Edgbaston.

General Paediatrics department provides secondary care including outpatient, urgent care and inpatient services to a catchment population of 450,000, representing approximately 45% of the population of the City of Birmingham. The department accepts referrals when PICU resources or specialist investigative services are needed, and leads the overall care as required, for patients under the tertiary services in the Trust.

The team also provides inpatient cover for paediatric patients at the Royal Orthopaedic hospital and offers outreach clinics in the community as well as at the inpatient CAMHS unit. Neonatal intensive care is not included under the General paediatrics service. The department prides itself on the high quality of its clinical care, leadership, quality improvement and innovation, pastoral development of a multi-professional team and above all, on team working and cohesion.

Applicants should possess MRCPCH, be registered with the General Medical Council and be eligible for inclusion in the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of this, at the time of interview. The successful applicant would start as soon as possible, after appointment.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:
Dr Helen Morris, Clinical lead, General Paediatrics E mail: Secretary: Ms. Karen Horton:, Telephone 0121 333 8165; Dr. Esai Archary, Consultant Paediatrician; E mail: Secretary: Ms. Oushwa Kaur:; Telephone 0121 333 8169

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Closing Date: 7th September 2017

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