Locum Consultant General Paediatrician
Full or part time
Salary Scale - £78,304 - £105,570 per annum pro rata
We invite your application to this post which is within the acute children’s service based in Forth Valley Royal Hospital.
The Combined child health department in Forth Valley combines community and acute paediatrics. We currently have a team of 11 consultant paediatricians (general paediatrics, one of whom for community child health), 2 associate specialists, 4 specialty doctors in community child health and one in acute paediatrics, 4-7 specialty trainees, foundation year 2 and GP specialist trainees, and 2 advanced neonatal nurse practitioner (ANNP). The department provides comprehensive paediatric and neonatal care to a population of 300,000 people with 60,000 children under the age of 16 years and 3,200 deliveries per annum. There is a 25 bed combined medical and surgical Paediatric ward; a 20 bed Neonatal Unit (Level2) supporting a consultant led obstetric unit and an 8 bed clinical assessment and ambulatory care unit.
Forth Valley paediatric department participates in regional and national managed clinical networks allowing the development of specialist interests for all senior medical staff and ensuring children are cared for locally. The services are supported by a team of Community Children’s Nurses with general and specialist network links.
This appointment aims to support the delivery of our hospital-based children’s medical services.. Acute posts include a share of on call and out of hours working. All paediatric consultants are expected to have a minimum of Level 3 Child Protection training and participate in child protection examinations.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Women and Children’s Unit and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to Dr David Lynn, Consultant Paediatrician, Clinical Lead, Combined Child Health, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Tel, or to Gillian Morton, General Manager Women and Children’s Unit, Tel.
Applicant Information, including the job description for the post is available from Medical Workforce by telephone onor by email at
This post is open primarily to applicants who do not require a work permit to take up employment in the UK. Any applications from applicants who do require a work permit will be considered only if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for the post. Further immigration information is available on: -visas-and-immigration.
To apply, applicants must submit a fully completed Medical and Dental application form to the above address by noon, Monday 3rd September 2018. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise. Applicants who are not yet in receipt of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR), are required to provide documentary evidence of eligibility to apply at the time of application.
Please quote reference MD0818200 on all correspondence
NHS Forth Valley is an equal opportunities employer.
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