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Trust Doctor ST1-3 Neonatal Paediatrics

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**In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, it may be necessary to bring the closing date forward. You are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.**

PETERBOROUGH AND STAMFORD HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST TRUST DOCTOR (ST1-3 EQUIVALENT) IN NEONATAL PAEDIATRICS Ref: 176-MP75-16 Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is currently looking to appoint a Trust Doctor (ST1-3 equivalent) in Neonatal Paediatrics commencing on 5th December 2016. Initially the appointment will be for 6 months but it is likely that there will be the possibility to extend for a further period, subject to mutual agreement. This appointment is an opportunity to acquire some experience of Neonatal Paediatrics in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the new Peterborough City Hospital. The Unit is a designated Level II Unit with 16 cots – 2 designated intensive care, 4 high dependency care and 10 special care cots. Babies requiring low dependency care are admitted to the transitional care unit adjacent to the delivery suite. The post-holder will participate in a 1:6 full shift system although we anticipate moving to a 1:7 shift pattern with the introduction of this new post. There is close supervision of junior doctors from 10 consultants (who operate a consultant of the week system) and 8 middle grade paediatricians. This post is not recognised for training but it does give valuable clinical exposure and provides the same training opportunities, working conditions, annual and study leave entitlement as is afforded all doctors in training posts. Prospective candidates must be registered and licensed to practice with the General Medical Council. If you would like to discuss the post informally please contact Dr K McDevitt or Dr T Jones, Consultant Paediatricians / Neonatologists on (01733) 673087. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Medical Personnel on  ( Phone number removed ) . Closing date: 27 October 2016 The Trust operates a no-smoking policy. Staffs are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises. We are an equal opportunities employer.


******From 1 August 2013, all employees starting work / transferring roles with Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals will be charged for the cost of a DBS check (currently £50) if it is required.*******

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to flexible working practices and unless otherwise stated this post is open to job-share applications.

One of our main aims is to ensure that the Trust is open to each individual, regardless of culture or background, we offer equal opportunities to all employees, and diversity is something that we encourage and embrace within the workforce. We are committed to building a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of the communities we serves. The aim is for all staff to realise their full potential, in an environment characterised by our Trust values.



At Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviors which underpin the core values of our organisation.

Broadly, these values include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

Can you show us through your application and at interview how you would treat our patients with the compassion, dignity and respect they have a right to expect? Are you able to evidence behaviours that are supportive of your colleagues?

If you believe that you are able to meet these essential requirements, we would be very happy to consider your application.

For a full list of our Values and Behaviours, please read our Behavioral Framework on our website.

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