Children's Medicine and Neonatology Directorate
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Locum Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Medicine
From £77,913 p.a excl London Zone (pro rata)
Part Time - 6 PAs
Fixed term - 9 months
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London's best known teaching hospitals and employs over 13,650 staff and have over 2 million patient contacts a year. Our annual turnover is now £1.3 billion.
The Evelina Children's Hospital is the first Children's Hospital to be built in London for over a hundred years. We provide comprehensive health services from before birth, throughout childhood and into adult life. Within the trust there are 167 paediatric beds, with an additional 20 paediatric intensive care beds, 52 neonatal beds, 5 operating theatres plus 1 cardiac theatre. We have a full children's imaging service, a kidney dialysis unit, outpatients and medical day care unit and a hospital school. The trust serves the large local paediatric population and provides tertiary referral services for the South Thames Region and beyond. Specialist paediatric services include: Allergy, Inherited Metabolic Disease (IMD), Neurology, Nephrology, Cardiology, Paediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care & Special Care Baby Unit, Clinical Genetics, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Accident & Emergency, Allergy, Urology, ENT, Orthopaedics and Cleft Services. The trust provides the Regional Paediatric Intensive Care Retrieval Service.
Applications are invited for a part time (6PA) locum Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Medicine at the Evelina London Children's Hospital. The post will start immediately and will finish in September 2019
The post is to support expansion of the PPM team. The new consultant will join the existing multi-disciplinary teams within the department and will provide medical care to children and young people within the Evelina London as well as across the South East of England.
The post holder will provide clinical care for patients at the end of life or where symptom control is difficult; in collaboration with other Consultants at the hospital and in conjunction with community teams.
Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview.
For more information about this role and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Joanna Laddie (Clinical lead in Paediatric Palliative Medicine) -
For further details / informal visits contact:
Closing date: Friday 16thDecember 2018 Midnight
This advert closes on Sunday 16 Dec 2018
Job has now expired