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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

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Paediatric Emergency Medicine
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Medical Staff - Paediatrics
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
02/05/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.


Locum Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in paediatric emergency medicine

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic paediatric emergency department at University Hospital Lewisham. This post has arisen due to the relocation of the current post holder and is to cover the gap between the post holder leaving and the appointment of a substantive replacement

The post is based exclusively in the paediatric emergency department which is operates under the Children’s and Young People’s Directorate. This is a 10PA post with weekend working in the paediatric emergency department one in six weekends but no general paediatric on call duties. The post is available from April 2018.

University Hospital Lewisham is a busy district general hospital with an excellent reputation for paediatric care.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register with CCT in General Paediatrics or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Grid specialisim in paediatric emergency medicine or equivalent experience is required. Full Registration with the GMC is essential.

For further information or to arrange a visit contact Dr Joanna Lawrence (clinical director acute paediatrics) on 0208 333 3000 ext 6763 or Dr Tina Sajjanhar (divisional director Children and Young People’s Division and clinical lead for paediatric emergency department)


Closing date: 2nd May 2018

Interview date TBC

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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 Tina Sajjanhar, email

If you have problems applying, contact

020 3192 6449