Consultant General Paediatrician with Allergy Interest

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9 PAs per week
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University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire
£76,761 - £103,490 pro rata per annum
23/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 


Applications are warmly invited for a 9PA General Consultant Paediatrician with a Special Interest in Allergy.

The Trust provides regional facilities for the whole of Coventry and Warwickshire with a population of approximately 1 million. The Trust is one of the largest Trusts in the UK and is committed to the development of a high quality paediatric service. University Hospital is the main clinical teaching hospital for Warwick University Medical School. This is an extremely well equipped 1200 bed teaching hospital, containing all medical and surgical specialities and is a designated major trauma centre including a helicopter emergency service.

The successful candidate will join a forward-thinking and dynamic team of fourteen paediatricians. The department has a designated Children’s Emergency Department which sees over 35,000 attendances per year, 3 inpatient paediatric wards with over 4500 admissions per year, a designated outpatient department that delivers over 12,000 appointments and a 6 bedded medical day unit facility.

The successful post holder will lead the allergy service, providing outpatient clinics and allergy challenge sessions delivered in the Paediatric medical day unit. In addition, the post holder will contribute to the general paediatric service and on-call rotas, supporting the care of the medical patients attending the Children’s Emergency Department and admitted to the inpatient wards.

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register or have a CCT date within 6 months of the interview date. 


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.


All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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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

Informal enquiries and visits are encouraged - please contact Dr. Karen McLachlan, Clinical Lead for Paediatrics on 01788 663897 or Dr Brian Shields, Paediatric Consultant on 02476967234