Consultant Community Paediatrician

West Bromwich, West Midlands
11 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

“Right now we are building our future” 

The Midland Met Hospital Opening in 2019 we need superheroes to join our team!

We are seeking to employ a motivated and dynamic consultant community paediatrician to join our highly skilled and motivated team of Paediatricians in this integrated department providing general and community services. This is a full time (10 PA) role and the post holder will work alongside 3 other community paediatricians in the Trust to deliver community based services in the Sandwell area. The Trust provides a full range of community children’s services in Sandwell. 

This post incorporates the role of Designated Medical Officer for Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND). The Trust also runs a consultant led paediatric epilepsy service delivered from our two hospital sites, City Hospital and Sandwell General Hospital. The incumbent is expected to take over the City Hospital part of this service. There are no general paediatrics acute on call duties attached to this post. If however an applicant was interested and it was their preference, some general paediatric duties could be discussed and arranged with the successful candidate. This post has received final RCPCH approval and would commence as soon as possible at a mutually convenient date.  Please see the full job description available on the NHS jobs website. 

The Child Development Centre at Conygre, Tipton is a much appreciated multiagency body with highly trained Early Years staff and therapy teams. Consultant led neuro-development clinics takes place in the centre.
The SWBH NHS Trust is a teaching affiliate of the University of Birmingham medical education program. The Paediatric department is renowned for being popular with specialty trainees and we have a regular in-house teaching programme.     

The successful candidate will be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of gaining CCT in Paediatrics.

Birmingham is a vibrant, multi-cultural city and a very exciting place to live and work. It has a population of 1.1 million, the youngest in Europe. Its residents speak over 140 languages and blend different cultures and nationalities with a local history that is rich in industrial heritage. 
The area boasts affordable housing with popular residential districts within an easy commute to community clinic and hospital sites. There are a number of very good comprehensive, grammar and independent schools locally. Birmingham is a very green city with more than 8,000 acres of green space including very well-known parks. Due to our central location and good motorway connections we are in easy reach of a number of beautiful rural locations including the Peak District, Cannock Chase, the Lickey Hills and the Cotswolds.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Rajesh Pandey, Clinical Director Paediatrics on 0121 507 3895 and/or Miss Gabby Downey, Group Director, Womens and Child Health on 0121 554 3801.

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To apply for this job please click the apply button quoting job reference number 381-A-17-67222 .

Closing date: 20th September 2017

Proposed Interview date: 10th October 2017

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and is a no smoking organisation

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