Consultant General Paediatrician with special interest

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£76,761 - £103,490 PA
05 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for Consultant to work in one of the busiest hospitals in the Northwest. The post holders will join the existing team of consultant paediatricians, working in the Paediatric Directorate which is part of the Women and Children’s Division of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (PAHT). The post has arisen due to a vacancy and restructuring of the services in line with RCPCH Facing the future standards.

Currently, business plans are in progress to increase capacity in our sites as we have been recognised as a provider of choice by the local population and trust is keen to recruit keen and enthusiastic staff to provide the best care for its local population. There is full support of allied services including 24 hour diagnostics, including laboratory services and radiology, with facilities for MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine and Fluoroscopy.

The team has Consultants with a wide range of specialist interests and a keen interest in Medical Education. Four of the Consultants are RCPCH examiners and Dr Bose Haider is the Principal Regional Examiner for the Northwest UK. We are also the host Centre for MRCPCH Clinical Examination and a number of doctors have been supported in passing the MRCPCH exams with a very high success rate among our specialty doctors and trainees. The trust is now accredited as a University Teaching Hospital for Manchester Medical School and organises number of undergraduate and postgraduate training programmes. There are specialist services for Paediatric Infectious Diseases and HIV, Paediatric Diabetes, Secondary Epilepsy and Tertiary Neurology Clinics, Neurodisability, Asthma and Allergy.

Each post consists of 10 programmed activities, in accordance with the 2003 Consultant Contract Terms and Conditions. The special interests that are desirable are Respiratory Medicine, Allergy, Diabetes or Neonatology, but we also welcome applications from candidates with interests in other areas.

Candidates who are unable, for personal reasons, to work full time are eligible to apply and, if successful, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the Trust and meet members of the management team and other senior members of staff. Appointments can be made for a visit at any point prior to the date of interview.

Closing date 31 March 2018.

For further details / informal visits contact: 

Please contact Dr Prakash Kamath, Clinical Director Paediatrics on 0161 9223736 or Mr Joshua Bainbridge Directorate Manager Paediatrics on 07976 666564 or

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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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