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Consultant General Paediatrician with Interest In Paediatric Cardiology

Consultant

Main area
Paediatric Cardiology
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full-time, 10 PAs (40 Hours per week)
Job ref
213-PRUH-1712
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Royal University Hospital
Town
Orpington
Salary
£80,075 - £107,204 per annum (inc. London weighting)
Closing
14/02/2019 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. 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.

Consultant in General Paediatrics with Special interest in Cardiology – Substantive role, based at the Princess Royal University Hospital with sessions at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

We are inviting applications for a Consultant General Paediatrician to join our team at the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley. The role will be substantive (10PAs), contributing to a 1 in 8 on-call rota for general paediatrics. There is a level 1 neonatal unit that has a separate​ rota staffed by neonatal specialists.

The post holder will be the PRUH site lead for paediatric cardiology services. The post holder will be expected to provide support for paediatric out-patients and in-patients at PRUH site with cardiology conditions, inclusive of the neonatal unit, when required. The post holder will be offered an honorary contract at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital and will work closely with visiting Paediatric Cardiologists to maintain and build on the existing strong link with Paediatric Cardiology services at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital and the Paediatric Cardiology Network.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals. The Trust is recognized internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, stroke and major trauma. On 1 October 2013, King’s took over the running of the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley and Orpington Hospital, as well as some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup. The new enlarged organisation has over 11,500 staff and provides over 1.5 million patient contacts a year. 10,000 babies are delivered by our hospitals each year, and over 750 patients come to our Emergency Departments every day.

King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, and Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

We are one of only six AHSCs in the UK and bring together an unrivalled range and depth of clinical and research expertise, spanning both physical and mental health. Our combined strengths will drive improvements in care for patients, allowing them to benefit from breakthroughs in medical science and receive leading edge treatment at the earliest possible opportunity.​

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

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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 Julia Phillips, Consultant Paediatrician: julia.phillips6@nhs.net / PA: Julie.Kennedy1@nhs.net