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Consultant Paediatrician

Job Description

Together We Care, We Respect and We Deliver

Join us and help us provide this vision to a population of more than 440,000 people. Our Trust is one the of area’s biggest employers, running hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole as well as community services. The area boasts rolling hills, hidden valleys, towns and villages that are not only steeped in history but offer affordable housing and excellent transport links.


The Trust, which covers the hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole, is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced Paediatrician to join and complement our existing team providing a comprehensive service.

This post requires a person with wide experience to join the team of consultants supported by full middle grade cover. The person should have special interest Paediatric Cardiology

The appointee would be expected to have wide experience of Paediatrics. He/She should have neonatal experience and would be expected to share on-call duties (1:7) and Service week (1:7) and provide cover for colleagues during annual and study leave by mutual arrangements. The day to day timetable is flexible and can be negotiable with the successful candidate.

Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole are directly linked by motorway, the M18/M180 and A180. The same system provides direct access to the rest of the motorway system including the A1, M1, and M62. Consequently, Sheffield, Doncaster, Leeds, York and Hull are all less than an hour’s drive, as is Lincoln on the A15. Rail services connect via Doncaster with the main intercity service to London.

Lincolnshire has amongst the lowest housing costs in England and the district provides a wide choice of residential areas. Educational facilities for children in Scunthorpe, Goole and Grimsby are of a high standard. There is a wealth of cultural and sporting activities in the areas suitable for most needs.

Temporary accommodation may be available. Employees also have the benefit of subsidised Day Nursery, subject to availability. Assistance with relocation expenses will be given, where applicable, in accordance with Trust policy.

Please note the Job description is in draft format as we are awaiting Royal College approval.

Proposed Interview Date: 1st Dec 2016

For general information about the Trust visit our website

For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal discussions are welcome and interested candidates who wish to discuss the post further should contact: Dr Omobolaji Wilson – Clinical Leader, on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 7711, or Aswathi Shanker, General Manager, on  ( Phone number removed )  ext 3619.

For any queries regarding the application process, please contact ( Email address removed ) or telephone  ( Phone number removed ) .

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Please note that for posts at AFC Band 7 or above and Consultant posts the roles are subject to psychometric assessment.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role. The cost will be deducted from pay over a three month period once you start employment and by applying you are agreeing to this undertaking and the Recruitment Team will share more details with you when appropriate.

“We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers”.

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