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Consultant Paediatrician


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Full time 10 pa's per week
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow in Furness
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
27/08/2020 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

The Paediatric Department within the Women and Children Care Group is seeking to recruit a  Consultant Paediatricians based at Furness General Hospital.  The ideal you will have a special area of interest to complement those already in the Department. We would be particularly keen to appoint a consultant with an interest in Safeguarding.

Furness General Hospital is a lovely, friendly small district general hospital on the south west coast of the Lake District.  Barrow-in-Furness is not only a historic ship-building town, but also possesses hundreds of listed buildings and two unique nature reserves.

The hospital is situated in areas of outstanding natural beauty, which offer superb outdoor and recreational activities close to the Lake District. There is access to the M6 motorway via A590 and a direct rail link to Manchester and its airport from both sites. There are good schools in the town and surrounding area.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

All applicants must hold full GMC registration with a licence to practice and entry on Specialist Register or in the receipt of CCT within six months of interview

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Ash Kale, Clinical Lead, Telephone:  01229 491123