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Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine


Main area
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Full time 40 hours (10PA's)
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£82,022 - £109,830 per annum, inc London Weighting
31/07/2020 23:59
Interview date

We are seeking to make one substantive appointment  to  the post of  Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine based at the Department of Child Health in the Variety Children’s Hospital at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KCH NHS FT). 

King’s College Hospital is a major London teaching hospital which has many tertiary paediatric specialist services and also provides general paediatric services for a large multi-ethnic inner city population.  KCHFT is part of London’s most comprehensive Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) (King’s Health Partners), along with King’s College London and Guys and St Thomas’ and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

The post provide exciting opportunities to join a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team with three other friendly and enthusiastic respiratory paediatricians at a regional paediatric respiratory and cystic fibrosis centre serving south London and the Southeast. The post-holder will work primarily within the Paediatric Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Centre at KCH NHS FT.

The successful applicant should be fully accredited in Paediatrics with sub-specialty in respiratory Paediatrics and have wide experience in all aspects of paediatric respiratory medicine.  King’s provides excellent training for one grid trainee in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (PRM) on the London rotation and for a middle grade clinical fellow in PRM. There would be a significant commitment to teaching and training of junior staff.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with over 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,000 staff based across five main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years), therefore 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Closing Date: 31/07/2020, midnight.

AAC Interview Date: 08/09/2020.


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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 Gary Ruiz, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician Tel: 0203 299 3269  Email:
• Dr Atul Gupta, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician. Tel: 0203 299 4574 Email:
• Dr Cara Bossley, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician. Tel: 0203 299 4845 Email:
• Kim Hills, Service Manager-Child Health. Tel: 020 3299 5416 E-mail: