Speciality Doctor in Acute Paediatrics and level 1 Neonatology

£45000 - £80000

BDI Resourcing are accepting applications for a Speciality Doctor in Acute Paediatrics and level 1 Neonatology for an amazing NHS Trust in the South West of England.

The post:

  • The post is offered on a whole-time basis (10 +2PA) but suitably qualified applicants who are unable to work full-time for personal reasons will be considered. 
  • The Trust is committed to flexible working arrangements, including job sharing. Such arrangements will be discussed with any shortlisted candidates on a personal basis.

The duties of the post:

  • The appointee will join a team of consultants, Tier 2 middle grade and Tier 1 doctors who work together to provide an integrated acute and community child health service.
  • The post holder will be encouraged to be heavily involved in education and a very flexible job plan can be offered.
  • Responsibility for paediatric and neonatal admissions and ongoing care as per the rota.
  • Undertake ward rounds independently but with Consultant supervision.
  • Attend consultant ward rounds as appropriate.
  • Participate in paediatric clinics.
  • Maintain effective communication with general practitioners, other professionals and hospital departments.
  • Participation in Governance activity including Clinical Audit, guideline/policy/protocol development, Clinical Incidents and Adverse Events.

Additional support:

  • Targeting CPD activity to address the needs of their career and the clinical knowledge and skills required of the post.
  • Remaining up to date with all necessary resuscitation courses i.e. NLS and APLS/EPLS.
  • Remaining up to date with Safeguarding training i.e. at level 3 or above.
  • The post holder will take part in the annual Job Planning process and with annual appraisal as arranged by the Trust, including the requirements of GMC revalidation.


  • Full GMC
  • UK experience in paediatrics or experience in a service broadly equivalent to that delivered in a UK paediatric function is highly desirable and must include neonatal experience. 


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