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Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics

Job Description

Job Title: Specialty Doctor
Department: Paediatrics
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £37,547 to £70,018 per annum
Programmed Activities: 10
Additional Programmed Activities: 2 (The requirement for you to undertake additional Programmed Activities will be reviewed annually)

Applications are invited to apply for a Specialty Doctor post in Paediatrics at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This post typical involves working on a resident on call rota, so depending on agreement, this post would normally exceed the basic 10 PA full time contract.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Specialty Doctor to join our dynamic and forward thinking Children’s Services at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, as part of on-going investment into the service.

You will join a busy, friendly and developing Children’s Services treating the children of Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.

As Children’s Services is a key development area for the Trust, there is an additional Recruitment and retention premia package attached to this post, which consists of:

Financial lump sum:
£5,000 on completion of first years’ service £6,000 on completion of second years’ service, and £7,000 on completion of third years’ service.

The Paediatric department comprises teams of junior doctors (previously known as Senior House Officers), middle grade doctors (previously known as Registrars) and consultants working together in the management of children.” “The current middle grade tier comprises of 8 Staff Grade paediatricians, five Specialist Registrars (ST4-7) on the Oxford rotation. “ Generally, both SHOs and middle grade doctors/registrars come under the term “Junior Doctors” In acute paediatrics, there are currently 11 full time consultants.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors and contribute towards the financial stability of the organisation.

This is also an important step towards establishing the trust as a world-class centre for teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and by the beginning of 2017 a medical school building will have been constructed, which will also create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 3rd November 2016
Interview date: 21st November 2016

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Indranil Misra, Consultant Paediatrician – Clinical Lead on  ( Phone number removed ) .

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)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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