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Locum Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist posted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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Full Time
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester
£77,913 - £105,042 / year

Job Description

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Locum Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology

We are looking to recruit a locum Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology or a Locum General Paediatrician with an expertise in cardiology at the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital.

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) is a major teaching hospital that provides a number of nationally commissioned services, tertiary paediatric care for children from across the Northwest and secondary services for children in the local area. Important co-located services include Saint Mary’s Hospital which houses specialist maternity services, including a large foetal service, and a busy level 3 NICU serving the NW region. The Willink Biochemical Genetics Unit is also based at St Mary’s Hospital providing a regional and supra-regional service for children with inborn errors of metabolism. RMCH has over 270 beds and is a centre of excellence for many regional paediatric specialty services. In addition it has both Paediatric High Dependency and Paediatric Intensive Care facilities available

The Manchester Heart Centre at the Manchester Royal Infirmary also co-located on the same site ensures seamless transition for young people with ACHD into adult services. The Paediatric Cardiologists at RMCH work within the North West Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Network, a network between RMCH and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and associated district services. The network provides specialist paediatric cardiac services for children with all forms of heart disease from the North West and North Wales, with a catchment population of approximately 8 million people.

The clinical aspects of the post will be overseen by the Clinical Head of Department working within a clinical service unit, at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. The post-holder will work closely with all members of the consultant cardiology team. The development of special interests will be encouraged. Outpatient clinics for paediatric cardiology are held on a number of sites across Greater Manchester and Consultants undertake clinics at RMCH, as well as outreach clinics within the network.

Candidates must have full registration with the GMC with license to practise. Essential is completed specialist training in Paediatric Cardiology or equivalent recent and adequate experience in a tertiary Paediatric Cardiology Centre.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

In applying for the post, please send the person specification and application form, both duly completed plus 10 copies of your CV with the names and addresses of three referees, one of which must be your present employer, to; Medical Staffing, Room 319, Cobbett House, Trust Headquarters, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL. Tel Apply Now >>

A job description and information pack is available from Medical Staffing, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, email ( Email address removed ) telephone Apply Now >>.

Closing date: 4 weeks from advert

For further details / informal visits contact:

Further information can be obtained from Dr Krasimir Atanasov, Clinical Lead, email: ( Email address removed ) , Secretary Tel. Apply Now >>, Dr Fran Child, Clinical Lead for CSU Medicine 2, email: ( Email address removed ) , Secretary Tel. Apply Now >>

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on Apply Now >>

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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.

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