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Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.
In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.
For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.
About this vacancy
Locum Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals is the regional teaching hospital, providing general acute services to Brighton and Hove and Mid-Sussex and tertiary services for patients across Sussex and the south east of England. Working as one hospital across two sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath, we treat over half a million patients a year.
We are looking for an outstanding clinician to join our growing, enthusiastic and friendly consultant team at the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital (Alex) Level 2 Paediatric Critical Care (PCC) Service in our dedicated 10 bed PCCU.
This is a 6 month locum consultant post (to cover sabbatical leave) working in our dedicated acute paediatric care team of eight consultants.
This post would enable the successful candidate to enhance their experience in Level 2 PCC (formerly known as High Dependency Care) and emergency medicine in the supportive and enthusiastic environment of our children's hospital and to live on the south coast in the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Brighton and Hove, within close distance of the countryside of the South Downs National Park.
We would welcome applications and enquiries from any individuals keen to join us at an exciting time in our development.
For further information please contact:
Dr Kamal Patel firstname.lastname@example.org 01273 696955 ext. 2324
Please refer to the person specification in the job description with regards to CCT requirements.
When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register. Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go through the CESR Route.
In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisal and Revalidation
In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their cv.
Please be aware that candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application
Closing Date 8th August at 12pm
General information for applicants
Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.
As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.
We may also use our substantive adverts to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH specification for that role you may be offered a bank post. Please note our Bank hourly rates are outlined on a separate payscale.
Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU\/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.
Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.
Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.
For further more information, or help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 \/448616 or by email: email@example.com
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