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Paediatric consultant with specialist interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology


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Full time: 10 pa's
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£79,860 - £107,668
04/03/2020 23:59

Paediatric consultant with specialist interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Applications are invited for as full time consultant appointment for Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust based at Hull Royal Infirmary. We are looking for a General Paediatric with a special interest in diabetes and endocrinology to join our busy multi-disciplinary team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of diabetes specialists. The service looks after around 240 children with diabetes, of which approximately 25% are on insulin pump therapy. The post holder, along with three consultants and a team of Diabetes Specialist Nurses and dietitians will be responsible for running Paediatric Diabetes clinics and provide support to further develop the diabetes service.

The successful candidate will also be part of a well-established endocrine service which is supported by specialist endocrine nurses, who organise the dynamic blood tests, report on bone age and run nurse led clinics. The team uses the Growth XP database to record and analyse all auxological parameters of the patient cohort. The service looks after children with multiple endocrine problems including growth and pubertal disorders, thyroid dysfunction and adrenal disorders.

The successful candidate will provide general paediatric care in both an acute and outpatient setting. They will contribute to the ‘consultant of the week’ paediatric ward on cover system (1 in 11) and contribute to care within the collocated Paediatric Assessment Unit when on call.

Applicants must hold MBBS/MBChB or equivalent medical qualification, along with a full GMC registration. Applicants must have CCT or be within 6 months of attaining CCT at the time of interview, or entry onto the GMC Specialist Register by the time of interview. Applicants must have experience within Diabetes and Endocrinology.

This post will be based at Hull Royal Infirmary, where you will join a paediatric team of 14 Consultant Paediatricians in the provision of a comprehensive acute paediatric service along with the sub specialist services to a general population in excess of 600,000 people.

The Paediatric services currently provided at HUTH include Paediatric General Surgery, both Paediatric General and Specialist Medicine, Paediatric High Dependency Unit, Community Paediatric services; Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Paediatric out-Patient Services and a Paediatric Emergency Department.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is one of the largest acute Trusts in England, operating from two main sites: Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary. It has an annual budget of circa £500 million, employs over 9000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.2 million.

Please include in the additional information section of the application form; the name of you current revalidation officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Dr Sanjay Gupta, Clinical Lead and Consultant Paediatrician within interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology on telephone 01482 875875 or email