Specialty Doctor in General Paediatrics and Neonatology

  • £51,765 to £82,000
  • Wales
  • Fixed

BDI Resourcing are hiring for a General Paediatrics and Neonatology doctor with experience working in a level 2 neonatal setting. Based in South Wales, this Health Board have an excellent track record of welcoming IMG doctors from around the world and whilst UK experience isn’t necessary, you will need to have excellent experience at a Registrar level or above.

The Hospital, Department and Trust

You’ll be based in one of three major hospitals that form the Health Board which benefits from a large modern maternity unit, A&E, and even a helipad for emergency air transfers. The hospital employs a wide range of staff to meet patient needs. It’s a well-run, patient-focused hospital that encourages growth in all departments.

The Paediatric Department was comprises 2 wards. The first provides 24 hour 7 day a week care for General Paediatric Medical Patients and care for General Paediatric Surgical, Orthopaedic and ENT patients. In addition there is a 6 bed Assessment Unit which provides a service from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm Monday - Friday. The Paediatric Team liaise very closely with their surgical colleagues with all patients being under joint care. Recently a new Paediatric Assessment Unit has been developed in the A&E department. Activity figures show that there were approximately 4000 in-patients per year with an average length of stay of 1.51 days, 6637 new out-patients with a total of 17,007 out-patients seen in one year.   

A Local Neonatal Unit is now established with a physical capacity of 19 cots, now operational at a staffed capacity of 15 cots. Sick neonates are resuscitated, stabilized and transferred out by the Regional Neonatal Transport Service. The service, before the reconfiguration changes, caters for 1600 deliveries per year. This is expected to raise to above 3000 deliveries.

The location:

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of the United Kingdom, South Wales is an excellent area for diversity, welcoming people from all around the world to experience a blend of tradition and modern life. The region's multicultural essence is a source of pride with the Health Board you’ll be working for employing staff from more than 70 different nations.

The education system in South Wales offers a comprehensive and inclusive system that caters to students of all backgrounds. From primary to higher education, the area boasts many schools and colleges with ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ rated OFSTED reports. 

South Wales is also incredibly well connected with major cities or Cardiff and Swansea on your doorstep as well as Bristol just across the bridge in to England. The Midlands, North and London are all easily accessible via train links however, with so much to offer, you might find you never want to leave!

Main Duties: 

  1. Conducting daily ward rounds in the Children's Ward, Neonatal Unit and report to the consultant in charge.
  2. Supervision to Junior medical team and acts as a source of advice and support to the nursing staff.
  3. See Patients in Emergency Department when required based on clinical and team situations.
  4. To carry out safeguarding medical examinations when adequately trained.
  5. Attend specialist clinics as per area of interest.
  6. See new and follow up general Paediatric patients in the clinics under supervision of consultant.
  7. Participate in clinical/medical audit, teaching and research within the children’s service.
  8. Managing the acute paediatric assessments working alongside clinical team with consultant support.


The successful candidate will have: 

  • MBBS
  • Completed GMC registration with license to practice via PLAB or MRCPCH (or alternative clinical routes such as USMLE, Sri Lankan MD)
  • Experience and qualifications in Paediatric and Neonatal life support 
  • Experience regularly intubating babies at 28 weeks
  • Minimum of 3 years’ of experience at a Registrar level in Paediatric and Neonatal setting

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to our team or use the form below 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.  

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

Daniel Platts Director

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