- Advert number: 303508-0
- Posted Date: 21/05/12
- Closing Date: 05/06/12
CENTRAL MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS
NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
LOCUM APPOINTMENT FOR SERVICE
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the largest Children’s Hospital in the country, with 371 beds and state-of-the-art facilities. In addition to providing General Paediatric Services for the local population, the Hospital provides Tertiary Referral Services for the North West Region and beyond. Paediatric Cardiology in Manchester is a part of the Manchester–Liverpool Network, with Paediatric Cardiac Surgery based at Alder Hey. Manchester has inpatient and outpatient Cardiac Services with fully equipped diagnostic facilities, i.e. Cardiac Catheterisation, CT scan and MR scan. Located on the same site, there is a large Tertiary Obstetric and Neonatal Service based at St Mary’s Hospital, with comprehensive Fetal Cardiology Services. Manchester Royal Infirmary has the largest Adult Congenital Heart Disease Centre in the North West.
This post is available immediately for a period of six months from appointment.
The post provides excellent experience in Paediatric Cardiology, with the opportunity to learn and develop further skills in the management of Congenital Heart Disease (including Echocardiograms) in all ages from newborn to age 18 years. There will be opportunities to get experience in Fetal and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. In the daytime, you will be doing ward rounds with the hot week Consultant, receiving referrals, seeing outpatients, and working alongside a Consultant. You will be part of a team of 5.5 Consultants, one Paediatric ST3 and one Paediatric ST4+. The post will be suitable for someone with at least 12 months’ previous experience in Paediatrics, and is especially suitable for someone intending to take Paediatric Cardiology as a special interest.
Prospective applicants could further discuss with Dr N Malaiya, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, via bleep through the Hospital switchboard, telephone: 0161 276 1234 prior to application. Salary will be on the Locum Specialty Registrar payscale, currently £883.20 per week.
Your application will not be considered if you have not fully completed an Application Form. You can download a job description and application form by visiting our website: www.careers.cmft.nhs.uk Please quote reference MS-3550-01 in all correspondence.
Please note that this post does not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean, but training will be provided in the same way as for other trainees at the same level. This role may be suitable for non-UK or non-EEA job applicants wishing to apply for Home Office Tier 2 sponsorship. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure. Closing date: 5th June 2012. We seek to be an equal opportunities employer.