Consultant in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine
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Consultant in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine
Applications are invited for a full-time substantive (10 PA per week) Consultant Metabolic Paediatrician to join the multidisciplinary Inherited Metabolic Disorders (IMD) team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. This post is designed to deliver Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Disorders services based at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and support the departmental clinical research programme.
The Metabolic team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital provides regional and national services covering a wide range of IMDs, supported by well established specialist laboratory, dietetic and nursing services. The postholder will be part of a large multidisciplinary team and is expected to have a cohesive and collaborative approach to teamworking. They will be expected to participate in audit, research and undertake management duties as required by the department. The team works closely with the adult IMD service based at University Hospitals Birmingham to deliver transition services.
There is dedicated clinical research time and a 1:4 on call commitment for the Inherited Metabolic Disorders service. The appointee will join a busy, dynamic and research active department determined to improve outcomes for children with IMD. Eligible applicants should have certification of training (CCT) in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine (or equivalent training) or be within 6 months of completing certification at the time of interview.
Informal enquiries to Dr Saikat Santra firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0121 333 9907.
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Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside 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 Border Agency 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 Border Agency website.
As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.
BWC is a teaching hospital and as such you may come into contact with students of many disciplines. Staff must comply with Trust policy and respective regulatory body requirements in relation to training and updating and fulfil duties of mentorship and assessment as required.
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.
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.
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