Consultant Paediatrician (three posts) (8 – 10 PAs)

Location
Chertsey, Surrey
Posted
07 Dec 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Paediatrics
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for three Consultant Paediatrician posts at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey. Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest provider of acute services to residents of Surrey, totalling more than 380,000 people.

Our main catchment area is North West Surrey, including the towns of Chertsey, Woking, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Ashford and Staines-upon-Thames, along with parts of Hounslow and Surrey Heath.

The post holders will join a team of 15 Consultant Paediatricians, participating in the acute attending and on call rota and / or the Paediatric A&E / PAU rota.The post holders will also undertake weekly General Paediatric and Rapid Access Outpatient Clinics.

We are currently making improvements to our acute care pathway, enhancing our PAU prevision and would welcome candidates who would like to work in a Paediatric A&E / PAU setting and / or Acute Paediatric Ward (with on Attending and on call commitments). As improvements come to fruition, job plans will be amended as appropriate with post holders. As both part and full time posts are available we are open to flexible working.

As well as providing a full range of General Paediatric services, we provide a well-respected local Paediatric Diabetes, Paediatric Epilepsy, Paediatric Allergy, Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Rheumatology service, Best Practice Tariff compliant where appropriate and have links to a number of tertiary centres. Although the posts are geared towards General Paediatrics we would welcome candidates with a special interests.

St. Peters Hospital is based just outside Chertsey in the green county of Surrey and close to local attractions such as Thorpe Park, RHS Gardens at Wisley, Mercedes Benz World and Windsor Castle. We are also close to the extensive motorway network, being close to junction 11 of the M25, and thus close to the M3 and M4 as well as being relatively close to Heathrow. Woking is just 4 miles away and is a main line station with very regular non-stop trains to London Waterloo in just 25 minutes, a door way to our vibrant capital city.

For further information please see the job description or for an informal discussion please contact: Dr Tariq Bhatti, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead for Paediatrics on 01932 723494/01932 722546 or tariq.bhatti@nhs.net Mr Faris Zakaria, Divisional Director on faris.zakaria@nhs.net or Michael Hooker, Service Manager – Paediatrics, on 01932 722763 or michaelhooker@nhs.net

Closing Date: 03 January 2018

Interview Date: 17 January 2018

The Trust promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications regardless of race, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation. Flexible working is encouraged to meet service needs and accommodate family life

PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM 

To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend). 

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED. 

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines. 

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The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date once enough applications are received. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF THE CLOSING DATE, YOU SHOULD ASSUME YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL

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