SHO in General and Emergency Paediatrics

  • £33,790 - £44,705 + Uplifts
  • South East
  • Fixed

This large University Trust is looking to employ talented and motivated SHO level doctors to join the Tier 1 Rota covering General and Emergency Paediatrics. The hospital offers a fantastic induction and informal training opportunities to facilitate a move to SCF after completion of middle grade competencies.  

Main Duties:

As an SHO in General and Emergency Paediatrics you will be expected to:

  • Take responsibility in day to day care of the paediatric inpatients.
  • Conduct daily ward rounds under supervision in the Children’s Ward and present findings to the consultant in charge.
  • Reviewing and attending to acute referrals.
  • Attend paediatric outpatient clinic.
  • Take on calls in the Paediatric Assessment unit (PAU).
  • Work alongside a multi-disciplinary team in the Children’s Emergency Department.
  • Ensuring the completion of clinic letters and patient discharges.
  • Non-clinical Work including audit and quality improvement.

The Hospital

  • The hospital is part of a large University Teaching Trust in Southeast London.
  • There are 900+ beds in this hospital providing all aspects of planned and emergency care.
  • The trust offers Tertiary Neonatal Care (NICU) but this is beyond the scope of this role.

The Location

South East London one of the most desirable locations to live in the UK thanks to its large international community which makes it a welcoming and diverse location. As this hospital in a town located just on the outskirts of London, the cost of living is slightly lower than the capital itself while it’s inhabitants can still benefit from everything the city has to offer:

  • Proximity to two major international airports.
  • Fantastic schools and top-rated universities in the area.
  • A diverse part of the UK, with an array of religious amenities.
  • Endless entertainment, shopping, and places to eat and drink.


In order to apply for this role, you will need:

  • MRCPCH Part 1 and 2
  • Completed GMC Registration
  • IELTS or OET if you are coming from overseas
  • Over 5 years Paediatric specific experience

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.  

Dennis Gleadell Recruitment Consultant

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