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Specialty Doctor in Paediatrics

Specialty Doctor

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Specialty Doctor
Full Time 10PAs
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Paediatrics - Med Staff (Dept)
Milton Keynes
£37,923 to £70,718 per annum
25/10/2017 23:59

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients . The hospital is undergoing significant  investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services),  a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country (visit http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/) for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

The Health Service Journal recently named Milton Keynes one of the top performing NHS Trust to work in and we are proud to be rated “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

 You can expect a warm welcome, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviors


Job Title: Specialty Doctor
Department: Paediatrics
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £37,923 to £70,718 per annum
Programmed Activities: 10
Additional Programmed Activities: 2 (The requirement for you to undertake additional Programmed Activities will be reviewed annually, this role currently attracts an additional 1.24APA)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Specialty Doctor to join our dynamic and forward thinking Children’s Services at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, as part of on-going investment into the service.

You will join a busy, friendly and developing Children’s Services treating the children of Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.
This post typical involves working on a resident on call rota, so depending on agreement, this post would normally exceed the basic 10 PA full time contract.

As Children’s Services is a key development area for the Trust, there is an additional Recruitment and retention premia package attached to this post, which consists of:

Financial lump sum:
£5,000 on completion of first years’ service
£6,000 on completion of second years’ service
£7,000 on completion of third years’ service

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors and contribute towards the financial stability of the organisation.

We are proud of our strong links with Oxford University Hospital and through this partnership we are able to offer the exciting opportunity to develop skills in sub-specialties, such as Rheumatology. This will be complimented by a full departmental training program.

This is also an important step towards establishing the trust as a world-class centre for teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and by the beginning of 2017 a medical school building will have been constructed, which will also create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Please submit your CV by attaching it to your NHS Jobs application.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 25th October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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

Dr Indranil Misra, Consultant Paediatrician – Clinical Lead on 01908 997 160.