Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics and Neonatology

  • £52,430 - £82,400
  • East Midlands
  • Fixed

BDI Resourcing are working with a fantastic Paediatric department in the east midlands to find a Specialty Doctor in General Paediatrics with level 2 Neonatology. The Hospital itself is medium sized, with over 400 beds. The Paediatric department is very busy, receiving around 2500 acute medical Paediatric admissions per year, and a similar number of surgical admissions.

The delivery rate in the level 2 Neonatal Unit is over 2000 per year and is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including 2 Intensive Care Cots, 2 High Dependency Cots, 6 Special Care Cots and 4 Transitional Care Cots. 

The team of Consultants is incredibly supportive and always encourage the development of individuals through the different stages of their chosen specialty.

Main Duties: 

  • Provide strong leadership to junior doctors, nurse practitioners and medical students.
  • To conduct clinical practice across Paediatric and Neonatal duties to a high standard.
  • Participate in consultant led ward rounds.
  • Occasionally lead ward rounds.
  • Attend clinics to ensure the continuity of high standard of care and clinical practice.
  • Take on administrative duties to add to the efficient running of the service.
  • Participate in audit and research programmes that are conducted in the department.
  • Partake in extra duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Take part in a 1 in 8 middle grade rota.
  • Participate in the teaching of nurse practitioners, junior doctors, nursing staff and medical students in the surrounding medical schools.

The Hospital:

The Hospital is a well-equipped District General with A&E, Maternity and Obstetrics, Acute Medicine and Acute Surgery (including Orthopaedics) and Adult and Neonatal Intensive care. The support facilities are equally impressive, boasting high end equipment, extensively covering the related services.

The location:

  • Being a popular location for IMGs, the surrounding location is incredibly diverse and multicultural. 
  • Very low rent costs compared to other areas of the UK.
  • Surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of UK countryside.
  • The area is well connected via motorway or train to major cities in the UK. There are also excellent transport links to a large international airport, so travelling to see friends and family is very easy.


To apply for this position, you will need the following:

  • Full GMC registration with license to practice.
  • Registrar experience in General Paediatrics and Neonatology.
  • At least 4 years of post-graduate training, of which 2 years must be in Paediatrics.
  • Life support courses, e.g. APLS, NLS, etc.
  • Safeguarding level 3.
  • Experience performing practical skills such as Intubation, UAC, UVC, Long lines.
  • Experience engaging in Clinical Governance, e.g. reporting errors and learning from errors.
  • Experience in Audit participation.
  • Teaching experience.
  • A desire for ongoing learning and personal development.

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

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to harry@bdiresourcing.com 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.  

Harry Watts Associate Recruitment Consultant

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