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Trust Grade Doctor - ST4+ Paediatrics - York

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year Plus enhancements
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Trust Grade (ST4+ Equivalent) in Paediatrics, York (Fixed Term)

Fixed Term for 6 months from September 2023.

Candidates must have completed foundation training (or equivalent) and have at least 2 further years of Paediatric experience including 6 months in a tertiary neonatal unit. Full MRCPCH is also essential.

The successful candidate will work alongside other trainees to provide a full shift rota at middle grade level. The post will involve acute paediatrics, neonates and outpatient clinics.

Candidates must have full GMC Registration and a licence to practice.

NB: We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants. Therefore, please apply early to avoid any disappointment. The offer of this Trust Grade post will only be made by the Trust if no candidate is found to be appointable to the training programme vacancy by the Yorkshire & Humber Deanery.

Main duties of the job

This is not an approved training position; however you will receive the following;
  • Named clinical supervisor
  • Local Induction and information pack outlining internal training courses/opportunities available to doctors in these non-approved training positions
  • Individual Personal Development Plan and annual Appraisal - Individual access to the NHS e-appraisal system (funded by the Trust for posts that are six months or longer)
  • Funding and paid time available for study leave (�500 per annum pro-rata)
  • Support towards obtaining Alternative Certificate confirming achievement of foundation competencies, to aid those who want to access a recognised training position in the future ALS, ATLS, CcRISP and TILS are all provided locally. You will have a designated clinical supervisor during your appointment and opportunities for support by trained mentors. Regular timetabled teaching sessions will take place to support the service-based learning.

About us

York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital, community and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles, and which includes Scarborough and Bridlington.

Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner within our care system, delivering safe effective care to the population we serve.

We're situated in a fantastic part of the country: home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York, which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK.

It's our privilege to be the largest provider of healthcare in the region and we are incredibly proud of our 8,500 staff, working across 9 hospital sites, supporting safe, high quality patient-centred care on a day-to-day basis.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see the job description attached

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.

Disability Confident and Mindful Employer

The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience


  • Has achieved MBChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • At least 2 years of paediatric experience (excluding foundation training)
  • Full MRCPCH
  • APLS & NLS
  • Level 2 safeguarding training


  • 12 Months continuous experience within the NHS



  • Full registration and licence to practice with the GMC

Communication & interpersonal


  • Able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English

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