Locum Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care


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Paediatric Intensive Care
10 PAs
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Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
£76,601 - £103,490 per annum
10/04/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

A Locum 6 month 10 Programmed Activities (PA) post based within Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital has become available. Applicants for this post must have extensive experience in general medical, surgical (including neonatal), cardiac and neurosurgical paediatric intensive care. Candidates with a research interest are particularly encouraged to apply

RMCH is designated as a Lead Centre for PICU within the UK and participates in the training of Grid Trainees in Paediatric Intensive Care. There are approximately 4000 intensive care bed days per year (over 750 admissions per year). Day to day care of children in the PICU is managed and led by the team of eight WTE PICU consultants in consultation with subspecialties as appropriate.

Duties will be based in PICU at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to provide direct clinical care.

The successful candidate will join the team providing 24-hour cover for PICU. They will work as part of the consultant team and provide rota cover for the unit. Consultant cover is provided on site from 08:00 until 22:00 seven days a week with on call cover out of these hours and the job plan reflects this.

The appointee will be involved in the development of clinical guidelines in conjunction with the other consultants

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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

To make arrangements to visit the Trust, or discuss the post further, interested candidates are invited to contact:-

Dr Rachael Barber Clinical Director, Critical Care 0161 7018040
Dr Steve Playfor Clinical Lead, PICU 0161 7018040
Ms Helen Fieldsend Directorate Manager, Critical Care 0161 7018040
Ms Claire Ryan Modern Matron, Critical Care 0161 7018040

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4987