Consultant General Paediatrician with special interest

Oldham, Greater Manchester
07 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant General Paediatricians with special interest to complement the team at The Royal Oldham Hospital

This is an excellent opportunity for consultants 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 Royal Oldham Care Organisation. The post has arisen due to a vacancies and restructuring of the services in line with RCPCH Facing the future standard.

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. 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 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 Paediatric Diabetes, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Medicine.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with valid license to practise and be on the Specialist Register or eligible for entry within 6 months of the date of AAC.

The Trust Mission Statement at the heart of all its objectives "To provide the very best care for each patient on every occasion"

Applicants 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.

All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post. You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Prakash Kamath, Clinical Director Paediatrics, 0161 922 3876

Dr Pervaiz Mir or Dr Beena Padmakumar, Consultant Paediatricians on 01617785249

Mrs Jane Bryan, Directorate Manager, on 0161 62 40420 (Ext 70817)

To apply, please click the apply button.

Interview date: Week commencing 8 May 2018 AM

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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