Online applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant Paediatrician in Sleep Medicine (neurological) at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. This is a 6 month, fixed-term locum appointment. The successful applicant will have completed specialty training in paediatrics and have sub-speciality experience of sleep medicine.
Southampton Children’s Hospital provides a paediatric service to the children of Southampton has a population of 400,000. In addition, the Trust provides tertiary regional services in Allergy, Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Clinical Genetics, Dermatology, Endocrinology, ENT, Gastro-enterology, Haematology, Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Respiratory Paediatrics, Rheumatology, Surgery and Urology. The total tertiary population serviced by Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust is approximately 2.8 million.
YOUR MAIN DUTIES
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. 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.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The post holder will join a multi-disciplinary team of 15 professionals (3 part-time consultants, clinical nurse specialists, psychologists, sleep practitioners and sleep physiologists). They will contribute to outpatient assessment and treatment of children with a range of sleep disorders (non-respiratory), training and education within the Southampton Sleep Training programme and will provide consultant leadership for the neuro-sleep physiology team.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We are looking to appoint a well-motivated individual with paediatric sleep medicine experience. The department has a strong ethos in education and research and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to this activity. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English. Applicants should have a CCT or be on the GMC’s Specialist Register. Applicants who are within six months of obtaining their CCT on the date of the AAC may also apply.
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.
Interviews will be held on Monday, 11 July 2022
Job Reference: 188-MT0744 - This vacancy closes on or before: 4th July 2022
Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.