Consultant In Community Paediatrics
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Community Paediatrician in Community & Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics. The post holder will be based at Burnley General Hospital.
The Community & Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics team become a Directorate in its own right in 2012, with a dedicated Clinical Director, Business Manager and Matron. The Consultants will be part of a team of 7 Consultant Community Paediatricians and 2.2 Specialist Doctors working across East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen. The new Consultant posts will join the 2 current consultants on the Burnley team. The other four Consultant Community Paediatricians are based in Blackburn. We all work together as one team and hold monthly specialty board meetings and regular Directorate Educational sessions.
There are strong links with hospital based Acute Services which have reconfigured in 2010 in East Lancashire (120,000 children and young people aged 15 years and under; 6500 deliveries per year). There are 16 (12 whole time equivalent) general Paediatricians and 6 Neonatologists.
The majority of the post is Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics, including Child Development Centre Team work. There are also some daytime sessions with the Looked after children and Safeguarding medical services.
You must have full registration with the GMC and be included in the Specialist Register for Paediatrics (Community Child Health or Neurodisability) or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT. Satisfactory completion of previous posts providing professional training in General Paediatrics and Community Child Health/Neurodisability as recognized by the RCPCH is essential.
The successful applicant is required to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check by the Criminal Records Bureau.
For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Sheila Reilly, Clinical Director for Community & Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics telephone 01254 732895 , Dr Louise Williams, Consultant Community Paediatrician in Burnley telephone 01282 803423, Mrs. Catherine Simm- Directorate Manager 01282 803068
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Closing date: 25 June 2017.