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Trust Doctor (ST3-8) in Neonatal Medicine


Main area
Fixed term: 6 months
Full time - 40 hours per week
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£51,017 - £58,398 per annum (subject to experience)
Salary period
07/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

We invite applications for the post of a Trust Grade at Tier 2, (ST3-8 level) in Neonatology at Hull Royal Infirmary. This post is available from 1st Sep 2023 for 6 months.

Main duties of the job

This post would be suitable for an individual looking for UK NICU/ Tertiary/level 3 experience. In addition to the clinical experience, the Post holder will have the opportunity to develop skills in research, simulation ,service improvement and build skills in Neonatal POCUS .


2.1 Objectives of the Post

  1. To provide tier 2 clinical cover for the Neonatal Service in and out of hours as described in the EWTD and new deal compliant Rota
  2. To provide supervision and support to the Tier 1 junior doctors working alongside the Tier 2 doctors.
  3. To participate in induction, teaching and training
  4. To work with midwives and Tier 1 doctors to provide advice and guidance for babies on Postnatal wards as required,
  5. To work on quality improvement, service development and audits relevant to the neonatal service in Hull.

Working for our organisation


Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • MB ChB or Equivalent
  • MRCPCH or equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • Additional Post Graduate Qualification

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Foundation Competencies (or equivalent) achieved successfully
  • Minimum 6 months Training and/ or experience of working in an NICU (Level 3) at Tier 1 level
  • Equivalent overseas experience maybe considered on exceptional individual case basis
  • Equivalent overseas experience maybe considered on exceptional individual case basis
Desirable criteria
  • Additional Neonatal/ PICU Experience
  • Previous Paediatric Experience at Tier 2 level
  • Previous Paediatric cardiology/ surgery experience

Skills, Knowledge & Training

Essential criteria
  • NLS provider
  • Competent in resuscitating and stabilising neonates
  • Intubating and Managing Ventilated Neonates
  • Competent in neonatal procedures like umbilical catheterisation
  • Safeguarding Level 1 Training
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in managing pre and post -surgical aspects of neonatal care
  • Perform Neonatal Echocardiograms
  • Ability to perform Cranial ultrasound
  • Design and manage clinical audit projects
  • Supervise junior trainees and involve in informal and formal teaching
  • Safeguarding Level 2 & 3 Training

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Aparna Manou
Job title
Consultant Neonatologist
Email address
Telephone number
01482 607875