Consultant Paediatric Emergency Medicine

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
09 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic paediatric emergency department at University Hospital Lewisham. One post has arisen due to the relocation of the current post holder and the second is to allow for expansion of the paediatric emergency medicine consultant group.

The posts are based exclusively in the paediatric emergency department which is operates under the Children’s and Young People’s Directorate. This is a 10PA post with weekend working in the paediatric emergency department one in six weekends but no general paediatric on call duties. The post is available from May 2018.

University Hospital Lewisham is a busy district general hospital with an excellent reputation for paediatric care.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register with CCT in General Paediatrics or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Grid specialisim in paediatric emergency medicine or equivalent experience is required. Full Registration with the GMC is essential.

For further information or to arrange a visit contact Dr Joanna Lawrence (clinical director acute paediatrics) on 0208 333 3000 ext 6763 or Dr Tina Sajjanhar (divisional director Children and Young People’s Division and clinical lead for paediatric emergency department).

To apply for this post, click on the APPLY button.

Closing date: 1st May 2018.

Interview date 15th May 2018.

Please note that the as part of the application process for non-medical roles, you will need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

We reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date, please apply early. We do not contact applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. If you have been shortlisted, you will receive an invite to an assessment day or interview. 

Applicant requirements:

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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