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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Rheumatology

Locum Consultant

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Paediatric Rheumatology
Locum Consultant
Fixed term-12 months
Full time-10 PAs
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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£77,913 p.a excl LZ
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Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Locum Consultant in  Paediatric Rheumatology
£77,913 p.a excl. of London Zone
12 months– Fixed Term
Full time-10 PAs


Applicants are invited to join a rapidly growing paediatric rheumatology service as consultant paediatrician to support the development of an enhanced model of care across a region of 6-8million population. The post will be based at the Evelina London Children's Hospital at Guys & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust. The postholder will gain broad experience in an exciting new paediatric rheumatology service and network.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic candidate to join our service supported by a full MDT, including psychology, and with close working relationships across all paediatric specialties especially ophthalmology, infectious disease, nephrology, dermatology and adult lupus and rheumatology. The post holder will participate in a full range of daytime activities including outpatient clinics, joint injection lists, liaison with services across the network, work up of acutely unwell patients and support of inpatients. There will be opportunities to be involved in development of new models of care, education, research, quality improvement and in paediatric mental health.

Successful candidates must be medically qualified and prior experience in rheumatology is not essential. They must also have obtained full registration with the General Medical Council.


Closing date: 21/01/2019 by midnight.

Interview date is provisionally planned for 31st January 2019.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends, creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

All our vacancies can be viewed on our website. Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Informal enquiries to Dr Nick Wilkinson, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist via

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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