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

The recruitment process for this post will follow the timeline below:*



Applications Open

18th March 2021

Application Deadline

15th April 2021


16th - 20th April 2021


29th April 2021

Offers Released          



All applications will be longlisted against the Person Specifcation. 

The interviews will be taking place on the afternoon of 29th April via Microsfot Teams. Interviews slots will be published to the succesful canddiates upon invite to interview.


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


Paediatric Emergency Medicine Sub-Specialty training is available in the following areas:

- East Yorkshire, Hull Royal Infirmary: 1 vacancy commencing in August 2021

- West Yorkshire, Leeds General Infirmary: 1 vacancy commencing in August 2021

- South Yorkshire, Sheffield Children’s Hospital: 2 vacancies, 1 commencing in September 2021, 1 commencing March 2022.


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.

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