At Level 3 of training trainees have the opportunity to sub-specialise in a specific area of paediatrics through the NTN Grid. To be eligible you must fulfil the following essential criteria:
You must have completed level 2 training by the time of starting the grid programme in the September following application
If you have completed level 2 training, you must be able to complete the required paediatric sub-specialty by your CCT date. CCT dates cannot be changed to accommodate subspecialty training. It is important that you have enough time before your CCT date to complete the subspecialty training that you have chosen. For trainees applying in the 2018 round CCT dates will generally be July/Aug 2020 or 2021 to allow 2 or 3 years of sub-specialty training
You should be on an outcome 1 at the time of application and at the time of starting in your Grid post
You should meet the additional essential criteria on the person specification.
The recruitment timeline looks as follows:
- Applications will open at 12 noon, Friday 8th September 2017 and close at 12 noon, Friday 29th September 2017
- Interview Period: 20th November 2017 to 1st December 2017
- Offers made: Week commencing 8th December 2017
All applications submitted must have the 2018 confirmation of eligibility form attached to their application. The confirmation of eligibility form can be downloaded from the RCPCH website.
Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be required to submit a deanery reference.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to contact, provide the eligibility and deanery reference forms (available from the RCPCH website) and follow up with their deanery contact before application and interview stage. I will be the deanery contact for eligibility and reference forms. Please e-mail forms to us at : firstname.lastname@example.org, eligibility and reference forms no later than Friday 22 September 2017.
Information on the Grid recruitment process can be found on the RCPCH website at the link below: