Phone: +44 (0) 1234 889213 Email:

ST7+ Post CCT NHS Consultant Surgery Paediatric East London United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term/ permanent basis.

***CESR / CCT or Post CCT (within 6 months of job offer) or equivalent overseas qualification. 
*** GMC Registration Required (General Medical Council) Essential
*** Specialist Register entry on the GMC Register
***Location: East London United Kingdom
***Speciality: Surgery – Paediatric Surgeon
*** Role: Consultant / ST 7+ / Post CCT / CESR
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent (NOT Locum Basis)
***Pay rate: £NEGOTIABLE (dependent on experience £82,096 - £110,683 a year)
***Start date: ASAP
*** Exact location details provided upon receipt of application / CV


Our NHS client prides itself on being a friendly and caring place to work where the aim to combine our patient first approach with innovative and creativity against a backdrop of holistic team working, as encapsulated in their vision and values.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of Consultant Paediatric Surgery within the Children's Services directorate.

The Hospital provides the inpatient service for all Specialist Paediatric Surgery, including Neonatal surgery in East London. The present Consultants have developed strong sub specialist interests in urology, including a neuropathic service, gastroenterology, thoracic, ano-rectal disorders, inflammatory bowel disease and oncology. There is a well-developed minimally invasive surgery service.

Applications are invited for a full time 10 PA Consultant post in Paediatric, Adolescent and Neonatal General Surgery at the University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Applicants must have trained in general paediatric surgery and should be skilled in laparoscopic techniques.

East London is a popularly and informally defined part of London, capital of the United Kingdom. By most definitions, it is east of the ancient City of London and north of the River Thames. It broadly comprises the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

From the iconic skyline of Canary Wharf to the parks and Victorian terraces of Hackney, East London's landscape tells a tale of rise and regeneration.

Anyone with an interest in multicultural London needs to visit the East End. There's standout ethnic cuisine, some interesting museums and galleries, excellent pubs, canal-side eating and drinking, some of London's hippest neighbourhoods, and the vast redeveloped expanse of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to explore.

In 2019, there were 1.1M residents in East London postcode area with an average age of 33.9 years. Population density was 10.0k residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 37.8% since 2002 and population average age increased by 0.9 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.67 residents per household in 2011.

The Paediatric Department provides a comprehensive range of services for children and young people at district (secondary) level and specialist (tertiary) level. These include Paediatric Surgery, Neonatal Medicine and Surgery, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Haematology, Infectious Diseases, Oncology and Neurology. There are close links with the Paediatric Oncology Unit.

Paediatric Infectious Diseases is a well established speciality, with a large throughput of patients including children with HIV and other immunodeficiencies. The work of the Neurology Department service is the main provider of this speciality to East Thames and its patients include children with acute neuromuscular disorders, encephalopathy and epilepsy. The Paediatric Endocrinology Service is also now well established. The hospital is also a major trauma centre.

Metabolic diagnostic and monitoring facilities are available through the academic departments at the hospital. Clinical laboratory genetic services are co-ordinated by the Regional Clinical Geneticists with 8 consultant clinical geneticists. The Child Development Centre has a multidisciplinary team involved in the care of children with special needs.

NEONATAL UNIT The Neonatal Unit at the hospital is a Level 3 centre (with Neonatal surgery) and is the lead centre for the East London Neonatal Network which also includes other hospital in the region. The network has almost 20,000 deliveries each year and over 5000 of these deliver at the hospital. In addition the service provides some specialist neonatal and surgical services for neighbouring networks over a large geographical area which extends through to the coast. This region has an annual delivery rate of about 40000 per annum and a population of about 2 million.

OUTPATIENTS There is a dedicated paediatric outpatient area with its own nursing and clerical staff. In addition to general clinics there are numerous specialist clinics, including diabetes, asthma, endocrinology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology and immunology.

INPATIENTS Inpatient facilities are made up of 51 beds across 3 inpatient wards; a general medical ward, surgical ward and paediatric infectious diseases unit in addition to 15 beds on Jungle ward, which is the service’s day care ward.

General Duties- guideline only

To be discussed at interview stage.


Job Plan

Regular job planning meetings will be undertaken with the post holder to ensure that the appointee is remunerated for any additional activities undertaken and that the job plan accurately reflects the overall workload undertaken by the post holder.

The supporting professional activities (SPAs) allocation within the provisional job plan is an 
illustrative guide and will be finalised following individual agreement with successful candidates. Further discussion on supporting professional activities will depend on the Trust's requirements and the individual's particular expertise.

A draft job plan is provided below. The job Plan will be reviewed and agreed with the post-holder at appointment.









clinic (15.8/42) 0.6 PA


theatre (15.8/42) 0.6 PA


SPA clinic related activity



SHO/reg teaching - SPA 0.25PA



Grand rounds



meeting (20/42)



Theatre list


0.36 PA


clinic (31.6/42) 1.0 PA

SPA / clinic related activity


SEEPS (incl teaching 8/year)



Attending including CEPOD lists when attending – 1:5 weeks (Mon-Fri) 8-5.30pm 2.94PA

On call Commitment – 1:8 weekday and 1:6.7 weekend – 2.20PA

Second on call commitment – 1:26 – 0.44 PA



This is as described in the Medical and Dental Terms and Conditions, in line with the Consultant Contract (2003). The current full time salary scale (as of July 2020) ranges from £82,096 - £110,683 a year with eight thresholds.

The on call supplement is Category A and attracts a supplement of 5% of basic salary.

Office Accommodation

Office accommodation will be provided for the appointee with secretarial support.

Management Responsibility

All Consultants are required to attend the monthly Directorate Meetings. Post holders will be expected to share in administrative duties allocated by mutual agreement within the Directorate. As part of the Consultant Team, the consultant  will offer mentoring support and lead the existing clinical team through, one-to-one support, individual case management and complex cases, identifying development needs and suggesting CPD (Continuous Professional Development) opportunities and responding to clinical enquiries via e-mail and telephone.


The consultant will be required to participate in programmes for teaching clinical students, training junior doctors and in clinical examinations. The post-holder’s contribution to teaching, training and research will be included in the regular job plan review. Teaching will take place during programmed activities and flexibly at other times.

·       To provide conditions for improved training opportunities in line with national and local recommendations arising out of GMC and related requirements

·       To supervise and manage the work of his/her junior medical staff and participate in the training and development of these staff to the standards required by the Royal Colleges.

Clinical Governance & Audit

The consultant will participate in clinical governance activities, including clinical audit, clinical effectiveness, risk management, quality improvement activities as required by the Trust, and external accrediting bodies. There are 6 half day clinical governance meetings per annum which substitute regular fixed sessions. There is a weekly consultant meeting before MDT on Friday to discuss any issues during the week and to plan for next week.

Personal & Professional Development

The post-holder will be required to keep himself/herself fully up-to-date with their relevant area of practice and be able to demonstrate this to the satisfaction of the Trust.

The Trust supports the requirements for continuing professional development as laid down by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.

Medical revalidation is the process by which the General Medical Council (GMC) confirms the continuation of a doctor’s licence to practise in the UK, provides greater assurance to patients, the public, employers and other healthcare professionals that licensed doctors are up-to-date and fit to practise. It is a key component of a range of measures designed to improve the quality of care for patients. 

The Trust supports Royal College guidance on provision of mentors for new consultants in line with GMC recommendations. All newly appointed consultant staff are provided with a list of locally trained mentors who are available for ongoing support as required.

Personal Responsibilities 


All confidential information, including patient records, individual staff records, details of contract prices and terms and any other confidential information, must under no circumstances be divulged or passed on to any unauthorised person or persons. The penalty for breach of confidentiality will normally be summary dismissal.

Workplace Doctors are looking for medical professionals with UK & Overseas experience: that possesses the following qualities:


*** Ability to act as part of a team
*** Ability to cope with a varying work load
*** GMC Registration Essential (General Medical Council) - We can provide guidance if needed
*** Specialist Register entry on the GMC Register
***Post CESR or CCT obtained (CCT - Certificate of Completion of Training) or (CESR- Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration)
****IELTS and PLAB Exam Part 1 & 2 (IELTS, overall score 7.5) – overseas doctors
****GMC Registration Essential (General Medical Council) – We can provide guidance if needed

Doctors guide to working in the UK – Click here

Note: The Trust operates a policy whereby all employment for staff that have access to children/vulnerable adults will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Disclosure (Disclosure and Barring Service) The Criminal Records Bureau ( CRB ) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority ( ISA ) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS ). CRB checks are now called DBS checks. Overseas candidates will require an international police check or character reference.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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.

At Workplace Doctors we welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion.  Candidates will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. 

Workplace Doctors is a recruitment agency that offers locum, fixed term, permanent & locum medical jobs to cover the NHS, HSE, public and private sectors for Doctors and Nurses, AHP medical professionals. We look forward to helping you progress your career and find you the ideal position.

Call us today on +44 (0) 1234 889213 to discuss this vacancy or email your CV along with your GMC Registration to  You are able to also apply online (see below)

Please note that should we experience a high level of interest in the post, the vacancy will be expired early. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted as soon as possible after the closing date.