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Full Time
Yeovil Hospital, Yeovil
£77,913 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you


Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive

Thank you for your interest in the role of Consultant Paediatrician.

This is a newly created 0.8 WTE position to join an existing clinical team of 7 Consultants and 1 Associate Specialist to provide a range of Child health Services within a fully integrated organisation.

The Paediatric Department consists of:

  • Children's Outpatient Clinic
  • Day Services Centre
  • 22 bedded ward with 8 potential beds for adolescent and young adult patients
  • 8 cot Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) – Located in the Maternity Unit

The department has developed strong links with tertiary centres of Bristol and Southampton and a number of sub-specialist clinics held at Yeovil District Hospital take place on a regular basis,

For further details / informal visits contact:

Clinical Director: Dr Meridith Kane ( Email address removed )

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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