Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology or Cardiology

Location
North West England
Salary
£76,761 to £133,193
Posted
12 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
DOH&-008154
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology or Cardiology (10PAs)  to join our friendly and committed team here in the beautiful Isle of Man!

The Isle of Man Government’s ambition is to build a new model of health and social care that delivers truly effective health and social care strategies in a way which is innovative and responsive to community needs. This is an exciting opportunity where you can make a difference and be a part of shaping the Islands’ future health services!

Why you should join us…

  • Relaxed way of life, friendly people and low crime rates
  • Attractive relocation package with advice and support on relocation
  • Enjoy an outdoor lifestyle - walking, diving, sailing, mountain biking and great beaches
  • Short commutes with no traffic jams!
  • Low income tax rates, maximum rate is 20%
  • Great environment to raise a family with high standards of pupil behaviour and an extensive range of extra-curricular activities
  • Over 100 flights a week to London, Manchester, Dublin and regional airports

The Island’s healthcare is provided by a National Health Service based on that in the United Kingdom but is independently financed and administered within the Isle of Man.  Many of the changes brought about to the UK National Health Service, as a consequence of the extensive reorganisations of recent years have not been adopted in the Isle of Man.

Noble’s Hospital is situated in the capital of the Island and is equipped to the very latest standards with an Education and Training Centre and library situated in the grounds. The Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services typical of most District General Hospitals.

About the post and our Department

Within this post you would support improved direct Consultant supervised and delivered care on a day to day basis (in line with RCPCH Acute Care Standards) and continuity and efficiency of care. 

You would be involved in all aspects of acute, ambulatory and out-patient general paediatrics and be the lead for the Children’s Diabetes services. Your duties would also include all aspects of acute level 2 neonatal, assessment of urgently referred cases of child protection concerns as well as management of medical Input into development of guidelines, policies and audit.

The Noble’s Hospital Paediatric Department is a small but dynamic and forward thinking unit. There is a 17 bed Paediatric ward with 2 dedicated HDU beds and a 9 cot newly built ‘state of the art’ Neonatal Unit meeting all BAPM standards. (We are a designated level 2 unit within the Merseyside/North West Network).

There are between 500 and 600 new GP referrals to Paediatric Outpatients annually and between 3500 and 4000 total paediatric patient episodes in OPD. There are between 1200 and 1300 admissions to the children’s ward and approximately 800 to 1000 deliveries with an admission rate to the Neonatal Unit of approximately 14%.

You would be joining a knowledgeable and supportive team of 3 WTE Consultants within Paediatrics and we are presently looking to expand visiting clinics with the possibility of introducing, for example, Clinical Genetics and Dermatology.  An interest in the development of telemedicine and/or paediatric cardiology services would be highly welcomed in this new Consultant position.

To succeed in this post, you will need to have full registration with the GMC, MRCPCH/FRCPCH or appropriate specialist qualification and have entry onto the GMC Specialist Register.

To see full details of the post and to find out more our Department, view our Job Pack available to download below.

Your development

The Department of Health and Social Care recognises the need for all medical staff on the Island to maintain connections with medicine in the United Kingdom, and provides generous Study Leave with pay and expenses to attend approved conferences and workshops.

Our Values

In the Department of Health and Social Care we pride ourselves on being committed, appreciative, respectful and excellent. CARE represents what we are about, what we stand for and what we value. All our recruitment, performance management and staff development are based on our CARE ethos.

Interview Expenses and Relocation

Interview expenses and a relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. For any further information on the relocation package please contact helpmeapply@gov.im Subsidised accommodation and assistance with housing costs may also be available.

How to find out more:

For further information out the post, please see the Job Pack; alternatively contact Dr Thiagarajan, Consultant Paediatrician, Clinical Director (01624) 650000.

If you are shortlisted, we recommend that you visit us and we will pay reasonable expenses for your visit. Please call 01624 650775 if you would like to arrange this.

Interested Applicants can apply and find out more about the post by clicking the apply button.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight on the 12 December 2018.

Interview date - A provisional interview date of 25th January 2019 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.