LAS ST3-8 Paediatrics and Neonatology

  • £51,017 - £58398 + Uplifts
  • South West
  • Permanent

The team are looking for an experienced individual to join a committed group of clinicians in delivering Paediatric services at this large district general hospital.

The successful applicant will be joining an enthusiastic, dedicated team who cover a wide range of different specialties and provide general and sub specialist Paediatric care.

Main Duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Participate in Paediatric and Neonatal Ward Rounds and liaise with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Engage in Registrar support for paediatric outpatient clinics.
  • Take on-call duties in the Emergency Department.
  • Undertake safeguarding medical examinations.
  • Engage in quality improvement and participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and Audit.
  • Participate in duties on the CAU, Paediatric Ward, Neonatal Unit (NNU) and in the Paediatric Outpatient Department.
  • Participate in the tier two on call service.
  • Share responsibility with colleagues for the day-to-day management of the Paediatric department.
  • Fulfil the duties of the weekly timetable including any out-of-hours responsibilities.
  • Maintain high clinical standards in the management of General Paediatric patients.
  • Become acquainted with management protocols for Paediatrics and helping to update them.
  • Undertake ward rounds in conjunction with a consultant.
  • Supervise the clinical work of junior Paediatric doctors.
  • Attend an APLS/NLS course if not already trained.
  • Gain experience in teaching/ training of medical/ nursing staff.
  • Ensure active participation in own continuing medical education.

The Department and Hospital:

This position is based at a medium sized teaching hospital in the Southwest of England. It serves a population of around 50,000 people and has an Emergency Department alongside a wide range of outpatient services. This hospital also boasts excellent education and training facilities.

The Trust provides Level 2 neonatal services, General Paediatric services and Community Paediatrics. However the post holder will not be expected to be involved in Community Paediatrics.

There will be opportunities to participate in outpatient work under supervision. The postholder will be encouraged to pursue areas of interest and in career development, including the provision of educational supervision

The location:

The hospital is located in a quieter, more tranquil part of the UK. The Southwest is famed for its beautiful countryside and picturesque beaches, while also being home to some popular larger cities such as Bristol and Plymouth.

  • Access to culturally diverse cities with good transport links.
  • Widely popular with holiday makers during the summer due to it’s more temperate climate and picturesque beaches.
  • Access to some of the best schools and universities in the country.
  • Endless places to visit and one of the lowest crime rates in the UK.


In order to be considered eligible for this role, you will need:

  • Full MRCPCH
  • IELTS or OET if you are coming from overseas
  • GMC Registered or in process
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar role, whether in the NHS or elsewhere

As well as the above, the following are also desirable, though not necessarily essential:

  • Right to work in the UK (Skilled Worker Visa can be sponsored for overseas applicants)
  • SCE or other recognised senior qualifications
  • Life support qualifications such as APLS, NLS and BLS
  • Experience with safeguarding cases

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.  

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Dennis Gleadell Recruitment Consultant

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