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Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics and Neonates

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

Main area
Paediatrics and Neonates
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
12 Months Fixed term
Full Time
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Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
£37,923 - £70,718
08/03/2018 23:59

Work for the Best in the North West*

Would you like to be part of a multi award winning NHS Foundation Trust that is one of the best performing Trusts in the region? 



Wrightington Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust caters for a population of 310,000. There is an Integrated Children’s Service with combined Hospital and Community services within our Child Health Directorate. We are looking to appoint a Trust Grade SpR in Paediatrics and Neonates. The post holder will actively contribute to the delivery of the Paediatric service within the directorate and to maintaining a high standard of care. The successful applicant will be expected to play a full part in complying with all aspects of clinical governance.  The appointee will work on Rainbow Ward, the Local Neonatal Unit, the Paediatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC) and Outpatients Clinics. The appointee will be responsible for: Ward Rounds on Rainbow and the Local Neonatal Unit, seeing children in the PECC in a timely fashion, attending to any emergencies immediately, including on Labour Ward, Outpatient Clinics (all of those are off site and into the community at various sites) and Child protection assessments under Consultant supervision The Child Health Directorate sits within the Surgical Division and the directorate covers all areas of Paediatric and Child Health services in both Acute and Community settings. Close relationships at management level are in place between the Acute, community and mental health providers to promote integrated child health services across both hospital and community sectors. You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a license to practice.

WWL NHS FT welcomes application for part-time work.

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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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Dr Christos Zipitis Tel: 01942 778525

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