Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
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Endocrinology and Diabetes (up to 10PAs) at BRISTOL ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
This is a replacement post for a confirmed substantive post following a retirement and an exciting opportunity to join the existing Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes team at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC), UHBW. We are a recognised Centre of Excellence previously with two European Reference Networks as a specialised centre for both Rare Endocrine and Rare Bone disease. We have recently been commissioned as the south west region CEW (Complications of Excess Weight) hub site by NHSE and is also one of the four nationally commissioned, NHS England funded complex Osteogenesis Imperfecta service. The endocrine and diabetes team based at the BRHC consists of 5.0 NHS endocrine and diabetes consultants, one University of Bristol clinical academic for diabetes and Obesity and 2 Consultant Paediatricians with an interest in diabetes, 4 WTE paediatric endocrinology/late-effect nurse specialists and 7.5 E WTE PDSN, 3 WTE dietitians and 2.5 WTE Clinical Psychologists. The new post will join the specialist endocrinology services and large diabetes team and join the specialist Endocrine Bone service or another sub-speciality team.
The team provides a tertiary service in Paediatric Endocrinology to the whole of the Southwest of England and parts of Wiltshire with a referral population of approximately 1 million children; and provides diabetes care to Bristol, Weston and North Somerset.
Main duties of the job
The 10 PA job plan includes sharing responsibility for Bristol and SW regional endocrinology, with ward attending in paediatric endocrinology (1:5) and diabetes (1:7) (consultant responsibility for ward rounds, in-patient referrals and regional queries during working hours Mon-Fri) and consultant responsibility for day case investigations. There is currently no formal on call commitment but this is currently under review and will be developed to meet national specialist clinical standards.
Out-patient responsibilities will include: 2-3 diabetes clinic/month, regular Bristol Endocrine and Endocrine Bone and COI clinics plus attendance at DSD and transition clinics as required and attendance at regional endocrinology clinics for specified centres.
The department is actively involved in clinical research and teaching trainees, including specialty GRID training. The post will be based at the BRHC and provides an ideal opportunity for the successful candidate to work in an inner city university hospital, with the opportunity for teaching and to develop research interests within a team with a range of academic interests
Applicants should have a CCT or equivalent in Paediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes SPIN or equivalent or be within six months of achieving this at the date of interview, or be listed on the GMC's specialist register.
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.
For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.
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