Consultant General Paediatrician
Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest
CONSULTANT GENERAL PAEDIATRICIAN
We are looking for a motivated Consultant, to support the reconfiguration of the child health service in west Wales, and developing the new model of acute and ambulatory care; you will join colleagues in a dynamic and forward looking General Paediatrics department.
All special interests will be considered.
The Health Board is fully committed to supporting employees to achieve an appropriate work life balance. We are continually developing ways in which to support greater flexibility.
Job sharing and part-time working is already widespread throughout the organisation.
Training and education are central to the function of the Health Board, forming a core element of the Clinical Governance Strategy. Hywel Dda is the prescribed connection for approximately 800 Doctors, with a dedicated Medical Appraisal and Revalidation Lead and Manager, who manages and co-ordinates appraisal and revalidation processes across all sites.
This post comes during a period of Health Board-wide service reviews, including a comprehensive reconfiguration of services for General Paediatrics in West Wales.
The aim is to provide a spectrum of flexible and responsive services for General Paediatrics across the Health Board, encompassing: Acute inpatient assessment and treatment, including HDU
Effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit.
Development of teaching, training and research within the organisation, including a variety of trainees. South West Wales provides a wonderful lifestyle opportunity, and is renown to be one of the most beautiful places in the UK.
Some of our major sites are near coastal areas, from the beautiful beaches of Pembrokeshire to the spectacular mountains of Ceredigion, and offer excellent quality schools, an abundance of outdoor activities such as surfing, mountain biking, fishing, sailing, hiking and walking in a natural and clean environment, whilst enjoying working and living in one of the most beautiful locations in the UK.
Reasonable property prices and excellent state schools contribute to low living costs and a high quality of life. There are also good road and rail connections to Cardiff and London.
To apply for this post, please click the apply button. Closing Date: 7th October 2018.