Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist (2 posts)
ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY /GREAT NORTH CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
DIRECTORATE OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES
We are delighted to offer opportunities for 2 highly motivated, ambitious individuals to join our well-integrated team as a full time Paediatric Gastroenterologist. These are replacement post designed to support the continuing development of our clinical service at the Great North Children’s Hospital. You will join 3 Consultant Colleagues in Paediatric Gastroenterology and 2 Consultant General Paediatricians with specialist interests in gastroenterology.
We provide comprehensive tertiary inpatient and outpatient Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition services for the local community, NE region and Cumbria with a clinical network across the regional District General Hospitals. The Paediatric Gastroenterology Department, with the Immunology Department, is also nationally commissioned to provide assessment +/- HSCT for children with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease and immune dysregulation and immune mediated enteropathy.
You must possess MRCPCH or equivalent, and will be a registered medical practitioner on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register for Paediatrics within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee. CCT in paediatric gastroenterology or evidence of equivalent training / experience is essential.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.
To apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs searching under reference:
317-CON-19-016 and complete the application form in full, please
ensure that you provide references to cover the last 3 years. For any
further queries, please contact Jane Padget, Assistant HR Officer at
Jane.Padget@nuth.nhs.uk, quoting the post reference number.
Closing Date: 19th April 2019.
Interview Date: 14th May 2019.