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Consultant Paediatrician


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Full Time 10 PAs per week
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King's Mill Hospital
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
30/06/2019 23:59
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Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018 the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


Two fulltime (10 PA) Consultant General Paediatricians with acute paediatric skills are required for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The applicant will be part of the rota for the new Children’s Assessment Unit providing weekday resident work 1-9 pm (1-2 regular shifts per week). The CAU is an acute paediatric service piloted over the last 2 winters that we are transforming into a separately staffed year round service run alongside the children’s ward at King’s Mill Hospital.

Additional special interests and skills of applicants will be considered alongside this and may include Named Doctor, undergraduate teaching, neurodisability, epilepsy, renal, neonatal, on-call rota and/or educational supervision roles as agreed.

Candidates for the post must be registered with the GMC at the time of appointment and be a Member of the RCPCH and be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of receiving your CCT date at the time of the interview.

The salary will be based on National terms and conditions as per new consultant contract. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Colin Dunkley, Consultant Paediatrician and Children’s Service Director, 01623 622515 ext. 3078