Applicants are invited for the post of locum consultant paediatric cardiologist at Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust. This is a full time locum post for 12 months. The successful applicant will have completed subspecialty training in fetal cardiology or cardiac imaging (CMR).
ABOUT THE TEAM
The locum post holder will join a team of 7 paediatric cardiologists, 5 ACHD cardiologists and 3 congenital cardiac surgeons. The Congenital Cardiac Unit in Southampton is the level 1 lead centre for the Oxford-Southampton Congenital Cardiac ODN. All congenital services are offered in Southampton including fetal cardiology, congenital cardiac CMR/CT, cardiac catheterisation, all congenital cardiac surgery and all ACHD services
The department provides the full range of paediatric, neonatal and adult congenital cardiac interventions and surgical services to a region of approximately 5 million. All other major paediatric specialities are provided within the Southampton Children’s Hospital including paediatric intensive care, respiratory, ENT, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, nephrology, neonatology, neurology, orthopaedics, paediatric and neonatal surgery, oncology and radiology. Our hospital also has the full range of adult services on the same site. UHSFT offers ample opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and excellent facilities for research and clinical care.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Undertake the full range of general, specialist, elective and emergency duties of a consultant paediatric cardiologist
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We are looking to appoint a well-motivated locum paediatric cardiologist with sub-specialty skills in fetal cardiology or CMR. Our department has a culture of being open and supportive of its team members. We will be looking for someone who can complement this way of working. The department has a strong ethos in education and research and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to this activity.
Job Reference: MT0324 - This vacancy closes on or before: 9th August 2020
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
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
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
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
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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For informal enquiries please contact – Dr Kevin Roman, Clinical Lead – Paediatric Cardiology, email: firstname.lastname@example.org