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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine


Main area
Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Fixed term
Full time, 40 Hours per week (10 PA's)
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£80,075 - £107,204 per annum (inc London weighting)
17/12/2018 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit 1 locum Consultant Paediatrician with sub-speciality training in Paediatric Emergency Medicine to work in the Emergency Department  at its Denmark Hill site. We have secured authorisation to expand our team and will be making substantive appointments in 2019.  

King’s College Hospital is the Adult and Paediatric Major Trauma Centre for SE London, Kent and Medway supported by our Helipad.  Our Paediatric Emergency Department has undergone a recent renovation and is comprised of a 7 bedded Majors area, including an intensive observation bay, a 3 cubicle minor injury space, an adolescent room and a designated paediatric bay within the 10 bedded resuscitation area.  There is a 5 bed paediatric CDU space which is in evolution, which will open to full capacity at the start of 2019.

As such, we are looking for an enthusiastic Paediatric Consultant with expertise in all aspects of Emergency Care of children to work with the Emergency Department  team which includes 6 Emergency Medicine Consultants with sub-specialty training in Paediatrics. You will be responsible, along with the other Consultants, in maintaining and developing the high standard of care we provide to our patients. You will also be involved in the development of the paediatric observational medicine service on the new CDU.

This locum post will not contribute to on call rota for the Emergency Department but will include some evening and weekend working.

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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 Fleur Cantle, Clinical Lead for the Paediatric Emergency Department,

0203 299 5210