Consultant In Paediatric Cardiology (10 PAs)

Worthing, West Sussex
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
24 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a substantive appointment to the post of consultant paediatrician. This is a new post to support the paediatric cardiology service. This role will support the safeguarding and neonatal teams as well as general paediatrics.

The post is based at Worthing Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and contribute to the tier 2 rota at nights and conventional on-call.

The successful candidates will form part of a team of 9 consultants working a well-established Attending Consultant system and who have a variety of complimentary special interests. There is close integration with the Chichester paediatric department through a range of joint educational and governance activities.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only four in the country. We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.

The paediatric department has a highly engaged workforce with a strong track record of quality and safety and is the first Trust in the country to achieve a rating of ‘Outstanding’ in both maternity and child health.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels. We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery.

We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex. Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013.

Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information please contact: Dr Rowena Remorino, Chief of Service for the Division of Women and Children, 01243 788122 ext 32865 or Katia Vamvakiti, Clinical Director for Paediatrics, 01903 205111 ext 84878/84690.

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Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Applications from Agencies will not be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.

Closing Date: 14 October 2018. Interview Date: 26 October 2018.