Consultant in Community Peads

Job Description

About the Trust

  • Ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing their quality journey so that they can exceed their patient’s expectations.
  • NHS Foundation Trust has around 1.2 million patient contacts a year.
  • Large and modern hospital has around 480 beds, numerous outpatient clinics, CT and MRI scanners, maternity services, an Intensive Care Unit, an Urgent Care Centre and a 24/7 Emergency Department.

Job Description

  • Provide clinical leadership on Safeguarding Children matters for HCCG in the interests of local children
  • Act as a source of strategic and professional advice to named Safeguarding Children health specialists and service providers according to need,
  • Support HCCG to fulfil its statutory Safeguarding Children duties and responsibilities as single agency and multi-agency requirements,
  • Inform and influence Safeguarding Children quality assurance frameworks and processes that serve to attain best outcomes for children and families via local health service provision,
  • Inform and influence local Safeguarding Children policies and procedures that operate across the local health economy and as Working Together practices,
  • Inform and influence local Safeguarding Children training strategies and learning programmes,
  • Provide advice, guidance and supervision for specialist Safeguarding Children Named medical practitioners (Named Doctor within the provider services; Named GP)
  • Take the lead strategic clinical role for HCCG regarding all childhood deaths as single agency and multi-agency concerns,]
  • Key role in Serious Case Reviews / Practice Reviews.
  • Provide leadership and specialist medical opinion to learn lessons from reviews including Safeguarding Children-related serious incidents, Serious Case Reviews and Domestic Homicide Reviews.

Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Fully registered with the GMC
  • Entry on Specialist Register for Paediatrics, or within 6 months of obtaining CCT at time of interview
  • MRCPCH(UK) or equivalent
  • Clinical training/experience equivalent to that required for gaining UK CCT or CESR
  • Expertise in full range of Paediatric conditions
  • Ability to lead a multi-professional team and take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
  • Flexibility to develop services as required
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding, medical assessments and report writing
  • Experience working at Consultant level in the UK or Overseas 

In return the trust can offer you the following?

  • Invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer they offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts
  • Bank workers receive one extra hours pay for every 12 hours worked in place of annual leave entitlement, plus other benefits including pension
  • They offer an onsite Nursery

What happens next?

  • If you fulfill the above listed requirements for the role then please apply and a member of our A&E Agency team will be in contact with you shortly