Where to find us
WOMEN & CHILDREN DIRECTORATE
LOCUM CONSULTANT IN PAEDIATRIC SURGERY
ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
Applications are invited for the above post commencing on 5th September 2023 for 12 months in the first instance. This post is to cover a sabbatical period and is a full time appointment attracting 10PAs. Applicants are required to hold FRSC (Paeds) of the Intercollegiate Board in Paediatric Surgery or equivalent qualifications and be on, or eligible for inclusion in, the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council as a Paediatric Surgeon. Applicants who either possess a CCT are eligible to apply.
Post holders will be expected to participate fully in the departmental educational programme and support trainees. They are expected to have, or be aiming for, recognition of training in line with GMC requirements for revalidation.
To practice medicine in the you need to hold both GMC registration and a license to practice.
Informal enquiries should be made to Mr. Gregor Walker, Consultant Surgeon telephone Secretary on 0141-451- 6525.
Applicants must have full GMC Registration, a license to practise and eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from the date of interview. CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration) route doctors are only eligible to apply for a substantive consultant post once CESR is awarded. Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training.
The job is offered as a full-time post on a 10 PA basis but applications will be considered from those wishing to work less than full-time. Up to 2 EPA’s may be available to undertake additional outpatient and/or procedure sessions or management activity.
Additional Non DCC (up to 2 PA’s in total – Inclusive of 1 core SPA plus 1 additional non DCC can be negotiated and agreed between the successful candidate and Management depending on the time required to support professional activities and the needs of the service.
All newly qualified Consultants are initially offered a minimum of 1 Core Supporting Professional Activity (SPA) which includes CPD, audit, clinical governance, appraisal, revalidation, job planning and management meetings. This will be reviewed within 6 months (or earlier if required) of appointment and revised upwards if additional responsibilities are agreed.
NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.