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The paediatric critical care departments at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), London, UK, invite applications for a training fellowship in paediatric intensive care medicine. Rotations can include time on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), and the Children's Acute Transport Service (CATS).

We are able to offer bespoke paediatric and neonatal critical care placements for an anaesthetist, paediatrician, cardiologist, paediatric emergency physician or other relevant specialty wishing to gain paediatric intensive care medicine (PICM) experience. This could be a 6-24 month NICU/PICU/CICU/CATS placement, or alternatively, a two-year fellowship (including PICU, CICU and CATS) for those wishing to train as paediatric intensivists.

In addition, we offer time on the NICU for any applicant, or stand-alone 6-24 month NICU posts. The NICU is a tertiary/quaternary referral centre looking after a wide range of complex neonates. Cases include: neonatal surgery, ENT and airway, oncology, severe respiratory failure, and small babies with congenital heart disease. We welcome applications from registrars from a range of backgrounds with a range of experience and can discuss individual training needs.

Main duties of the job

As a tertiary/quaternary referral hospital, many of the patients seen here are extremely complex and encompass all specialities. The consultant intensivists are fully committed to intensive care with no other clinical responsibilities, so all care is consultant-led.

The department provides facilities for complex monitoring and treatment procedures, including different techniques for mechanical ventilatory support, intracranial pressure monitoring and continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Advanced support includes ECMO/VAD which is carried out in the CICU. There is separate consultant cover for PICU, NICU, CICU and CATS with two consultant-led ward rounds on each unit every day. Formalised unit teaching activities are arranged around weekly teaching days and one monthly teaching day involving fellows from other North London PICUs. Bedside and ward-based teaching is provided within each unit. There is a hospital Grand Round at lunchtime on Wednesday.

The appointees will be required to take a share in all activities of the unit. This will include partaking in "on call" duties, which are an integral part of the full shift as outlined. Although an agreed-duty rota is carefully followed, occasional emergency cover may be required. Unit and hospital protocols exist, and the post-holder is expected to adopt management which takes note of these.

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About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

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  • Coastal city location one hour south of Sydney

  • Up to AUD 361,777 including superannuation + education leave/AUD38,000 education allowance

  • Contemporary theatres and developing hospitals within the district 

Employment Type: Permanent full time                        Hours per week: 40

Requisition ID: 476337                                                    

You will provide clinical management and treatment of patients in Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. 

This role will be primarily based at Wollongong Hospital but may be required to provide services to Shellharbour Hospital and Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital as these services develop .

You will proactively:

  • Support the development of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery services

  • Support and facilitate a culture of learning and best practice

  • Support and develop Plastic and reconstructive surgery research within the department

The ISLHD has responsibility for health services in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven region – a catchment area extending along the coastline from Helensburgh in the north to North Durras in the south with over 400,000 residents.  This catchment covers four Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wollongong, Kiama, Shellharbour and Shoalhaven.  The Illawarra operates seven hospital sites in Coledale, Bulli, Wollongong, Shellharbour, Berry, Shoalhaven and Milton Ulladulla, and community health services operating from approximately 58 locations across the region.  The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is one of the region’s largest employers with a workforce of more than 8,500 staff. 

Wollongong Hospital is the largest of ISLHD’s seven hospitals, treating more than 48,000 patients annually.  It is the region’s tertiary referral hospital servicing a population of more than 400,000 people. Wollongong Hospital is a 500+ bed centre which provides both general and specialty medical and surgical services including adult intensive care and coronary care units.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District leadership is strongly committed to facilitating clinical research.  Tangible evidence of this commitment is the significant investment in the infrastructure to support research.  Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has a well- developed research support unit that offers staff an extensive range of research support services including:  assistance in the development of the research study design, biostatistics support, data analysis, and help writing final research publications, as well assistance with the ethics and governance processes.

Successful applicants will be required to comply with current vaccinations and criminal record checks before employment can commence. 

Application Information: 

Candidates are requested to submit the following by email to

  • CV / Resume

  • Cover Letter outlining credentials and experience

  • Names and email addresses of at least three referees


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For role related enquiries please contact: Dr Matthew Starr, Head of Department – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Email:

 For application enquiries contact: Alicia Ransley, A/Workforce Co-ordinator,  Email: