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Locum consultant paediatric & neonatal surgeon

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Child Health/Neonatal
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term: One year duration
Full time: 10 PA'S
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Southampton General Hospital
£79,860 to £107,668 pa
01/03/2020 23:59

Applicants are invited to apply for a locum consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon commencing asap. This post is fixed term for 12 months.

Online applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Paediatric & Neonatal Surgeon at Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust. This is a one year, fixed-term locum appointment to cover maternity leave. The successful applicant will have completed subspecialty training in paediatric surgery.


The post holder will join a team of 7 paediatric and neonatal surgeons and 3 paediatric urologists. The department provides the full range of paediatric and neonatal surgery services to a region of approximately 3 million. All other major paediatric specialities are provided within the Southampton Children’s Hospital including cardiology, intensive care, dermatology, respiratory, ENT, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, neonatology (level 3), neurology, orthopaedics (including spinal), paediatric and neonatal surgery, oncology and radiology. The hospital offers ample opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and excellent facilities for research and clinical care. 


  •  Undertake the full range of general, specialist, elective and emergency duties of a consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon
  • To undertake duties in line with the agreed job plan
  • To provide training and support to junior medical staff
  • To ensure that junior medical staff perform their duties in line with agreed best practice


We are looking to appoint a well-motivated individual with broad paediatric surgery experience. The department has a strong ethos in education and research and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to this activity.


Individuals wishing to apply must be fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and should be either already on or within 6 months of eligibility to be included on the specialist register of the GMC.

The successful candidate will be employed under the terms and conditions of service for Consultants (England) 2003. 

Job Reference: MT0231 - This vacancy closes on or before:  1st March 2020 


As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.


UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.


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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

Mr Ori Ron, Consultant Paediatric & Neonatal Surgeon, email:

Tel: 023 8120 6677

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