Consultant Paediatrician with Named Doctor Role

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 plus HCA's
19 Jan 2018
17 Feb 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

10 Programmed Activities

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

An opportunity has arisen for a full time substantive Consultant Paediatrician to join our team of five Paediatric Consultants, with the Named Doctor role. The appointee will be expected to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, spinal cord injury physicians and psychology/psychiatry support team. The current RNOH strategy is to broaden and diversify Paediatric medical services. Adult Medical services currently include a large rheumatology, chronic pain and rehabilitation service and we are home to the Regional Sarcoma service and so we envision expansion into these arenas within both General Paediatrics and Paediatric Subspecialities alligned to a tertiary musculoskeletal hospital.

The department has an active education programme and the successful applicant will be encouraged to contribute to both the Departments research and education activities.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the hybrid on-call rota for the unit.

For an informal visit to the Paediatric Unit or for further information please Dr Zilla Huma, Clinical Director at or by phone on 0208 909 5386.

In support of your application please attach a copy of your CV to your application on NHS Jobs.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

All new appointments (excluding all Medical & Dental doctors) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

RNOH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

RNOH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of key documents such as Passports, Driving Licences etc. It is a condition of appointment that all prospective employees of RNOH have their original documents verified using this technology.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of quality applications have been received. We regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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The RNOH operates a Smoke-Free Policy. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s premises (including the grounds that those premises are sited on) or in any Trust owned vehicle. Applicants should be aware that it might not be possible to smoke throughout working hours.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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