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Consultant in Acute Paediatric Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Paediatric Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
21/11/2018 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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The Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital is seeking a paediatric consultant with expertise and enthusiasm for acute paediatrics. The post is available from 04/01/2019 and supports exciting developments in acute paediatrics at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust. The post is also a part of the department’s strategy to achieve the RCPCH ‘Facing the Future Standards’ and at the same time enhance the high quality training and support offered to trainees.  This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic department excited about meeting the challenges of delivering high quality care and education in the modern NHS.

The post will focus on delivery of acute paediatric care. Paediatric outpatient activity will include clinics in acute general paediatrics. This post will help provide paediatric support to plan care for patients with complex needs who are being admitted to NNUH including those undergoing elective surgery. The post will not include neonatology.  The successful applicant will join a team of 18 other acute medical consultants, working across both CAU and the inpatient areas to provide an integrated acute paediatric service in this busy teaching hospital.  The post will include a 1:16 contribution to the ‘Consultant of the week’ (CoW) service plus acute paediatric sessions on the Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU) between 0830 and 2200 hours. There is a maximum commitment to out of hours working of 1:8 week days and 1:8 weekends in total (CAU and CoW sessions combined) and there is no resident on call for either post. 

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Closing date 21.11.18

The Advisory Appointment Committee will meet on 17.12.18

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Sara Abdelgalil, CAU lead on 01603 287174 or or Dr Aravind Shastri, Service Director of Paediatric Medicine on 01603 287534 or email

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