Clinical Fellow (ST4) in Paediatrics and Neonates

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
09 Nov 2019
12 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the 'as is' and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable

Our Paediatric department is currently recruiting for two enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced Clinical Fellows ST4+ to join their team. Ideally, you will have a minimum of one years NHS experience at registrar level.

Our Neptune Children's Ward was commissioned in May 1995 and is situated in a wing of nucleus design. Neptune Children's Unit has 27 beds and a seven bedded Paediatric Assessment Unit for triage assessment and treatment. The PAU has an annual throughput of approximately 4,000 children.

On the Children's Ward elective, emergency and day-stay surgery is accommodated as well as medical emergency and day-stay admissions. There are three six bedded rooms, a four cot nursery divided into separate cubicles and remaining beds are within side-rooms. There are several high dependency beds on the ward to enable sick children to be managed locally where possible.

Excellent links are in place with Great Ormond Street and other tertiary centres, many providing visiting Consultants for joint specialist multidisciplinary clinics.

Southend University Hospital is a POSCU Level 1 centre providing shared care for cancer children with Great Ormond Street Hospital. Paediatric Community Nurses give chemotherapy at home.

Our Level 2 Neonatal Unit opened in October 1995 as part of the centralisation of acute services at Southend. There are 18 cots, of which two are intensive, three high dependency and 14 special care cots. The Unit is very well equipped to a high standard and there are excellent facilities for both staff and parents.

The trust is dedicated to supporting and developing trainees in their career choice and has an excellent Postgraduate Medical Centre which carries a full programme of events and offers access to a Medical Library.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further information.

We look forward to reviewing your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Rachakonda - Consultant - 01702 386558

  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days
  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.

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.

UK Registration

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