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The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health invite applications for the following paediatric sub-specialties:

  • Paediatric Allergy
  • Child Mental Health
  • Community Child Health
  • Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Paediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine*
  • Paediatric Nephrology
  • Paediatric Neurodisability
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Paediatric Oncology
  • Paediatric Palliative Medicine
  • Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
  • Paediatric Rheumatology

*Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine trainees may also apply to Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine, please see the person specification for further details.

All programmes are to start from August or September 2021 (depending on region).

Application Process

Applications open at 12 noon on 7 September 2021 and close at 12 noon on 28 September 2020.

The online application form can be accessed from the opening date via Oriel.

Under no circumstances will late applications, or those submitted via another method be accepted.

All applications must be submitted with a confirmation of eligibility form completed by the applicant’s deanery.

Interviews will take place from 16 November – 1 December 2020. For specific sub-specialty dates please visit the RCPCH website:

Applicants to the NTN Grid should hold a current NTN and have completed Level 2 training in paediatrics by September 2021.

(EEA applicants may also be eligible if applying from equivalent training programmes in the EEA). All applicants should carefully read the person specification and grid applicant guide available on the RCPCH website to assess their eligibility to the grid.

Information for non-EEA and non-UK doctors

PLEASE NOTE: The information below may be subject to change. Please also check with the UK Borders Agency

The Grid is only open to applicants who are already in a paediatric training programme in the UK or EEA. Anyone wishing to work in the UK must have an immigration status which allows them to do so.

Doctors who are not UK or EEA nationals and whose immigration status entitles them to work without restriction in the UK will be considered on an equal basis with UK and EEA nationals.

Other non-UK or non-EEA nationals with limited leave to remain in the UK and whose employment will require Tier 2 sponsorship are subject to the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT). Those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship are able to apply to the NTN Grid, however appointment to the grid will be subject to the pool of appointable UK / EEA nationals and non UK/EEA nationals entitled to work in the UK without restriction being exhausted.

Evidence of immigration status should normally consist of a date-stamped passport and accompanying letter from the Home Office. These documents need to be current at the application closing date and shortlisted candidates must be able to provide evidence of their immigration status at interview. For further information, go to the Home Office website


If after reading the NTN Grid Applicant Guide 2021 and any other accompanying information you still have queries please email ntn.grid@rcpch.ac.uk

Reference: 40884139

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