Cross Bay Consultant Paediatrician (Named Doctor for Safeguarding)

Morecambe, Lancashire
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
02 Oct 2017
29 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The university hospitals of Morecambe bay provide healthcare across 1000 square miles of the most beautiful scenery and historic towns and cities. Striving for continuous development and improvements for our staff and patients, means that the Trust has now been rated us as GOOD by the CQC with OUTSTANDING for caring.

The outcome is terrific news for staff, our partners in the Bay, and most
importantly for the patients and the people who use our services.

Our vision is to provide the highest possible standards of compassionate care and the very best patient and staff experience by listening to and involving our patients, staff, and partners.

Why make the move to the area? Living here presents opportunities to walk the fells in the Lakes and Yorkshire, volunteering for mountain rescue or the RNLI in your spare time and absorbing beautiful views across Morecambe Bay.

If you are keen to work in an outstanding, progressive organisation, develop
professionally and enjoy living in an area where healthy, outdoor recreational
activities are outside your front door then this role might be of interest.


The Trust’s Department of Paediatrics is seeking to recruit a consultant
paediatrician to lead on safeguarding children and young people across the
whole trust, as well as to represent the trust on the South Cumbria child death overview panel and case review group.

The new initiative for having one lead paediatrician will strengthen our
safeguarding processes across the Trust and additionally will present opportunities for, for on-the- job development of special interests, if desired, to complement the existing local specialist services and tertiary outreach clinics.

This post is advertised without any on-call commitment though if the appointee wished to contribute to the out-of- hours service by carrying out an evening or weekend session that could be discussed.

Lancaster is one of England’s heritage cities with its historic castle, the hidden follies and Edwardian butterfly house of Williamson Park, and outstanding state grammar schools.

Lancaster University is ranked in the top 10 UK universities, and UHMB and
university have come together to offer successful undergraduate and
postgraduate medical courses. There are good opportunities to teach, examine, and help develop this new course.

Barrow-in- Furness is not only a historic ship-building town, but also possesses hundreds of listed buildings and two unique nature reserves. furness/

Kendal, the gateway to the Lake District, is a market town with a wide range of shopping and cultural opportunities and of course plenty of Kendal mint cake.

Full GMC with a licence to practice and entry on Specialist Register or in the
receipt of CCT within six months of interview

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Ash Kale, Clinical Lead and Consultant Paediatrician - Tel: 01229 491123
Dr Clare Peckham, Clinical Lead and Consultant Paediatrician - Tel 01524 583598
Dr Wajid Sultan,Consultant Paediatrician and RLI Safeguarding Lead - Tel: 01524 511974

For an information pack and to apply please click the Apply button

Closing Date: 28 October 2017

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