• Full Time
  • London SE5
  • 93,666 - 126,281 £ / Year

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £93,666 – £126,281 a year

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  • Full-time


London SE5

Full job description

This is a replacement post to join the established team in continuing to provide a high-quality service. The post is being advertised as a locum post in the first instance with the aim to advertise as a substantive post at a future date. The remit of the post holder will be to work within the multi–disciplinary team providing and further developing care for Children/Young People from the Child Health services, and to provide and develop services to the Trust’s young patients. In addition, the individual will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the department while having a significant commitment to teaching and training of junior staff.

Together with the other Paediatricians, to provide a service for General Paediatrics. This includes all aspects of treatment and relevant management duties for the proper functioning of the department.

Shared responsibility with the other Paediatricians for providing 24 hours, 7 days a week cover for the Unit on a rota basis. Responsible also for covering colleagues’ periods of annual leave and short-term sickness.

Provide clinical supervision of junior medical staff as a shared responsibility with other consultant colleagues.

Responsible for carrying out teaching, examination and accreditation duties as required and contributing to CPD and clinical governance initiatives.

Responsible for outpatient clinic commitments

Contribute to departmental research interests in accordance with the Trust’s R&D framework.

Contribute to the audit programmes, Morbidity and Mortality, clinical governance programs and learning from Deaths.

Take an active role in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the department’s/ Division’s Business Plan. This may include assisting with discussions regarding service plans and developments with internal and external agencies.

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King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with over 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,000 staff based across five main sites in Southeast London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, foetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

King’s is a key partner in one of London’s foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King’s Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university – King’s College London – and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and South London and Maudsley.

1. Conduct all activities within the contracted level of service and operating plan for service(s).

Exercise professional leadership for all staff working in the specialty. This will include fostering and developing projects focused towards these ends and ensuring that the momentum of post-qualification professional education and other appropriate training is maintained.

Work in conjunction with clinical and other professional colleagues to ensure that the productivity of staff within the specialty is maintained and their job satisfaction is enhanced. This may include involvement in the appraisal process for peers and/or junior colleagues

Undertake Divisional management duties as agreed with the Divisional/departmental Manager/Clinical Director.

Be aware of, and comply with, all Trust infection prevention and control policies, to include hand hygiene, personal hygiene, environmental and food hygiene.

Prepare for and undertake the protective interventions that you are responsible for in a manner that is consistent with evidence-based practice and maintaining patient safety.

You have a general duty of care for the health, safety and well-being of yourself, work colleagues, visitors and patients within the hospital in addition to any specific risk management or clinical governance responsibilities associated with this post.

You are required to observe the rules, policies, procedures and standards of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust together with all relevant statutory and professional obligations, including complying with statutory and Trust core training.

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To apply for this job please visit www.kch.nhs.uk.