Consultant Paediatrician ROC

Chichester, West Sussex
£76,761.00 - £103,490.00
26 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a substantive appointment to the post of consultant paediatrician. The post currently exists in a fixed term role but service developments require this to become substantive. This role will support the safeguarding and neonatal teams as well as general paediatrics. The post is based at St Richard’s Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and contribute to the tier 2 rota at nights and weekends.

The successful candidates will join a team of 9 consultants working a well-established consultant of the week system and who have a variety of complimentary special interests. There is close integration with the Worthing paediatric department through a range of joint educational and governance activities.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only four in the country. We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients. The paediatric department has a highly engaged workforce with a strong track record of quality and safety and is the first Trust in the country to achieve a rating of ‘Outstanding’ in both maternity and child health.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels. We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery. We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex. Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013.

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact : Dr Rowena Remorino, Clinical Director for Paediatrics 01243 788122 ext 32865

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Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.


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3. All vacancies followed by INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY have been classified as an internal role and only internal candidates will be considered.

4. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the post can opt for a guaranteed interview.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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