Whiston Hospital Consultant Paediatrician

Prescot, Merseyside
16 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


You are invited for a full time permanent Consultant Paediatrician in General Paediatrics and Neonates. In addition you will share responsibility with another Consultant in looking after children with cystic fibrosis, CLD, severe asthma and allergies, however applications from those with an interest in other subspecialties would also be welcomed.

This is a replacement post and the appointee will be part of a team of 10 Consultants providing a 1 in 9 on call weekend rota and a 1 in 9 week of take, supported by 10 middle grade staff (5 SpRs on Mersey Deanery Rotation, 2 Clinical Fellows and 3 ST3 Paediatric trainees) along with 10wte ST1/2 and F2 doctors.

Candidates are expected to be on the Specialist Register, hold a Certificate of Specialist Training (CCT) or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of appointment. 

Enabling our patients to receive outstanding care through our dynamic, dedicated and multi-skilled medical teams is an objective we adhere to since the Trust has been established, in 1991. The state of the art, award winning facilities recently built allow us now more than ever to offer the support deserved by our community and the services provided by the Paediatric Department are well received and valued.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, caring team within the Medical Care Group, with an active Audit and Clinical Governance Structure. The Department was scored OUTSTANDING in CARING at the latest CQC inspection in August 2015 and consistently achieves satisfaction scores of over 95% in the Friends and Family Test.

There are active postgraduate and undergraduate teaching programmes with medical students attending regularly from the University of Liverpool. There are close links to the Tertiary Paediatric Centre at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, with joint specialty clinics held locally in Cystic Fibrosis, Neurology and Epilepsy.

The Trust is conveniently located between Liverpool and Manchester – 2 internationally renowned cities with major airports, whilst St Helens and Knowsley areas offer a high range of facilities, from schools to leisure activities.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check with both children’s and adults’ barred lists.

Prospective candidates are very welcome to arrange a visit to the Department and Trust.

For further details / informal visits, please contact Dr Maysara Aziz, via secretary on 0151 430 1754/0151 430 1634 or alternatively contact The Medical Staffing Department on 0151 426 1600 ext 7609.

To apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 14 June 2018.
Shortlisting to be completed by Tuesday 19th June 2018.
Interview date: 3 July 2018.

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