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Consultant in General Paediatrics

Job Description

Before applying for a position with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, we recommend that you read our Guidance for Applicants Applying to NUH via NHS Jobs document attached to this advert. It contains practical advice to assist you in making the best application possible for this vacancy.

Nottingham Children’s Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic General Paediatric Consultant to help us deliver high quality medical care to the children of Nottingham. Children’s services in Nottingham are united at the Nottingham Children’s Hospital at Queens Medical Centre campus, co-located with the medical school and university. This post has arisen due to the commissioning of the consultant to GP telephone advice line by the CCG.

General paediatrics at Nottingham Childrens Hospital is a dynamic, well supported and highly regarded service supporting the local population. You will join an experienced and supportive team of consultants.

This post will be responsible for liaison between the Paediatric Emergency Department and the acute general paediatric service and will spend some time working in the Paediatric Emergency Department with which there are already strong links and shared pathways.

All consultants are appointed as Clinical Teachers by Nottingham University.

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register, or within 6 months of their expected date of CCT at time of interview.

Informal enquiries / expressions of interest can be made via:

Director of the Children’s Hospital, Dr Stephanie Smith extension 62395 ( Email address removed )

Deputy Chair Medical Clinical Support Unit Dr Louise Wells extension 62815 ( Email address removed )

Service Lead for General Paediatrics Dr Jill Sussens extension 62395 ( Email address removed )


We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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UK Registration

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