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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology posted by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Paed Cardiology Medical Staff A70740, Oxford

Job Description

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

Applications are invited to apply for the above locum post in the Department of Paediatric Cardiology based at the Oxford Children’s Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford.

The post is available for 6 months in the first instance.

The successful application will join an established team of three Consultant Paediatric Cardiologists and will share responsibility for the delivery of a clinical foetal and paediatric cardiology service for the patients both local and across the Thames Valley. In addition the applicant will be involved in teaching both under and post-graduates and training cardiology trainees.

Oxford University Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust forms part of a clinical network with Southampton University Hospitals. Patients for paediatric cardiac surgery and referred to Southampton with a very well developed network arrangement which includes regular joint MDT’s. Opportunities are available for working across the network.

Applications should have demonstrable experience and training at tertiary level in Paediatric Cardiology and possess MBBS or equivalent. Applicants should also either be on the Specialist Register for Paediatric Cardiology or be a ST7 within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview or applying for CESR. Overseas applicants who are currently working as Paediatric Cardiologists are welcome to apply as long as they are eligible for full GMC registration.

To gain further details of this post go to NHS Jobs via

Please apply via this website and attach your CV quoting vacancy reference 321-S1-1531-KL and your application reference number as issued by NHS jobs.

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format to all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website.

There is a possibility of banding.

Salary £77,913.00-105,042.00

Closing date: 7th August 2019

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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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