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  • Advert number: 301463-0
  • Posted Date: 26/04/12
  • Closing Date: 06/05/12


Women’s and Children’s Division
Locum Consultant in
General Paediatrics with an interest
in Oncology and Haematology

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed team player to join a large University Teaching Hospital department of Paediatrics. Applications are invited for the locum appointment of 1 whole time (10 PA) Consultant in General Paediatrics with a special interest in Oncology and Haematology to cover a
9 month maternity leave.

The post of locum Consultant is an ideal opportunity to contribute to the work of the Directorate in relation to teaching, training, audit and management. This post is to cover maternity leave and the successful candidate will be working with the existing oncology consultant.

As well as a large general paediatric department there are a number of sub specialities receiving tertiary care referrals. The department also includes a paediatric assessment unit, an HDU, a six bed PICU, 20 cot level 3 NICU, community paediatrics and a children’s outpatient department.

Oncology care for children and young people is provided on an outpatient and inpatient basis and in the oncology day room. The oncology care is provided on a shared care basis with Birmingham Children’s Hospital and for neurooncology at Alderhey Childrens Hospital Liverpool. You will work as one of
two consultants delivering level 3 plus oncology and haematology shared care, as part of a large team including a lead cancer nurse and psychology support. The job involves a weekly dedicated procedure list with a paediatric anaesthetist for intrathecals and bone marrow aspirates. The general paediatric
work will involve participating in the Consultant of the Week and on call rotas and a regular outpatient clinic.

The University Hospital of North Staffordshire Trust is a major teaching centre and has close links with Keele and Manchester Universities, offering opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and excellent facilities for research and clinical care. We will be moving into a new hospital
build as of March 2012.

To apply go to the website: (job reference: 205.V12.214) with a supporting CV emailed to: before the closing date.

Closing date: 6 May 2012.

The Trust operates a smoke free policy which does not permit smoking
within the Trust premises, and promotes equality of opportunity
and diversity within the workplace.