Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM).

Sub-specialty Training in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) in HEYH

Applications are invited from candidates wishing to undertake a one year whole time equivalent Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) sub-specialty training programme in Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber.

The programme is aimed at doctors who are already undertaking higher specialist training in Emergency Medicine OR Paediatrics who wish in addition to complete a sub-specialty CCT in Paediatric Emergency Medicine.

Trainees will spend 6 months in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and 6 months completing placements including Paediatrics, Paediatric Anaesthesia and/or Paediatric Intensive Care. The trainee will maintain links with the base Emergency Department and continue to cover Emergency Medicine out of hours work during the 6 months of placements.

The Recruitment Process

All applications will be longlisted against the Person Specifcation. 

Successful candidates will be invited to interview in September 2018.

The interviews will be taking place on 17th September. It is advised that you ensure that you can be available for the duration of this time until your interview time has been confirmed (interviews slots will be published to the succesful canddiates upon invite to interview).

Interviews will take place at the following location:

Health Education Yorkshire & the Humber
The Department for Postgraduate Medical & Dental Education
Willow Terrace Road
University of Leeds

Candidates will be required to bring the following documentation to the interviews. All items presented must be the originals plus one copy:

- Passport (with copies of the front cover, back cover, inside cover & signature/photo page)

- Proof of current GMC registration

- Primary qualification certificate


- Proof of Core Competancies

- Copy of your most recent ARCP

- Proof of English language proficiancy

As well as the items above, please ensure that you bring your Portfolio (this does not need to be copied)


Paediatric Emergency Medicine sub-specialty training is available in one of the three areas of the Yorkshire and Humber region.

In West Yorkshire it is located in Leeds General Infirmary (1x post starting February 2019)

All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change at any time.

Deferments of posts that have been offered are possible but are restricted to only those listed within the Gold Guide; therefore it would only be possible to defer an offer if your reason was a ‘Statutory’ reason, such as ill health or maternity leave. If you are offered a post but do need to defer, we ask that you contact the LETB as soon as you can after the offer has been accepted.