Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology (Special interest: Hypopituitarism)

London (Central), London (Greater)
77,913 to £105,042
08 Jul 2019
11 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full time (10 PA) consultant post in Endocrinology at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). The Endocrinology Department provides a comprehensive, tertiary/quaternary paediatric endocrine service within the BRAIN Division at GOSH. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for Paediatric Endocrinology to join our successful team of Endocrinology consultants at GOSH.

The post is to support the Hypopituitarism team, which manages a highly specialised service that provides care for children with complex neuroendocrine disorders including a range of midline brain developmental disorders. The new consultant will join an existing team of 7 Endocrinology consultants leading multi-disciplinary teams in different areas within the department. A special interest and expertise in the management of Hypopituitarism is essential, as well as wider experience of managing complex general endocrine disorders. It is envisaged that the consultant will spend half of his/her time managing and developing the Hypopituitarism service, whilst 50% of their time will be spent within the General Endocrine service, developing a general endocrine portfolio, with a primary focus on neonatal endocrinology including Disorders of Sex Development. There is a 1 in 6 on–call commitment for this post, and the post-holder will be expected to cover a week at a time.

The Hypopituitarism service has strong clinical and research components, and it is envisaged that the post-holder will have a commitment to research and clinical service improvement. The successful candidate will be committed to research and will be expected to take an active role in the on-going programme of audit, clinical governance, teaching and research within Endocrinology. It is expected that he/she will participate in ongoing research, working with scientists at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health.

The appointee will be expected to participate in teaching activities within the department, and will be responsible for educational/clinical supervision of trainees. They will be expected to contribute to service development and audit in order to optimize outcomes in the services they deliver. They will be expected to contribute to various management and governance activities within the department.

All candidates must be on the specialist register for General Paediatrics and eligible for specialist registration in Paediatric Endocrinology, and have CCT or equivalent, or be within 6 months of award of CCT by date of interview. The candidates should be eligible for registration with the GMC and have full MRCPCH or equivalent. A higher degree (MD/PhD) is desirable. Candidates unable, for personal reasons, to work whole time are invited to apply.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Mehul Dattani (Specialty Lead in Endocrinology) on 020 7405 9200 ext: 5813 or by email

Based in central London, GOSH offers flexible working, help with childcare and travel, excellent training and development opportunities and assistance with finding somewhere to live.

The post will be 10 PAs. The basic salary range for this post is £77,913 to £105,042 per annum plus £2,162 per annum London Weighting.

All applicants should return their application forms electronically. To apply please click the Apply button: 271-MDL-1794761

Should you have any queries, please contact us via email at, quoting the relevant reference number quoted above.

Closing date: 11 August 2019.

Interview date: TBC

We encourage applications from all sections of the community.