Consultant Paediatrician with an Interest in Cystic Fibrosis

Crewe, Cheshire
£77,913 to £105,042
29 Jan 2019
10 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Leighton Hospital

Nestled in the heart of Cheshire, with green fields bordering the site on every side, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff benefit from great work, home, education and leisure opportunities. The Trust has three sites, including its headquarters at Leighton Hospital in Crewe – 35 minutes from Manchester or Liverpool and less than an hour away from Birmingham, yet only half an hour away from the Peak District. There are some excellent day nurseries and schools in the local area, including 22 Ofsted “Outstanding Providers”. 

The Trust has a formal clinical partnership with its nearby University Hospital, benefits from local universities in Crewe (Manchester Metropolitan University) and in Chester. 

The Trust was rated as ‘Good’ by the CQC from its 2014 and 2018 full inspections, has a good reputation for research and benefits from some of the very latest clinical facilities; these include Critical Care, neonatal intensive care, a new suite of state-of-the-art theatres and a dedicated day case Treatment Centre. The Trust has invested significantly in recent years in clinical expansion and hospital mortality is ‘as expected’ across the range of indicators. 

Applications are invited for a Consultant Paediatrician with an Interest in Cystic Fibrosis at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will join a team of 9 Consultants based at Leighton Hospital in Crewe. The Consultant paediatric team provide a 1:8 on-call, 1:8 paediatric “hot week” and 1:8 neonatal “hot week”. This post is a replacement post within a well-developed and high quality specialist paediatric service. 

The Paediatric department provides a comprehensive local general paediatric service with a dedicated children’s clinic, children’s ward and local neonatal unit. The neonatal Unit was fully modernised in 2014 and the children’s ward was refurbished and modernised in 2018. We are well supported by other specialties within the Trust and clinical networks. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our forward thinking and dedicated team to enhance the service for the children and families of Vale Royal and South Cheshire. 

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including a License to Practice, and be on the Specialist Register (or be within six months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training).

The post is offered on a full-time basis; however, the Trust would welcome discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support a different work life balance. 

For an informal discussion and further details please contact Dr Julie Ellison,01270 612289, ( or Dr Sarah Pyper, 01270 278031,(

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to visit the department prior to interview. 

Please click the apply button to apply for this post. For further details please contact the Medical Resourcing Department on 01270 273541 or alternatively email 

Job Reference Number: 412-WC-357.

Closing date: 10th March 2019.

Interview date: 9th April 2019.

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