Consultant Community Paediatrician
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any emails will be sent via the TRAC System. (PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK/SPAM)
PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy can be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority. Proof of Identification and any relevant qualifications will be checked at interview or during the recruitment process.
To apply for this post you will need to apply online via NHS Jobs or TRAC. If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department or hiring manager (telephone number stated on the advert) and quote the job reference number starting with 444-.
Consultant Paediatrician working in Community Paediatrics / Named Doctor For Child Protection
0.9wte Substantive Post
(Pay Scale: £76,761 - £103,490)
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust seek to appoint a Consultant Paediatrician to join the Community Paediatric and multidisciplinary teams in Integrated Children’s Services.
The Trust provides a range of community services to children and adults in Coventry including Community Paediatrics, palliative and end of life care, universal services including special school health services, allied health professionals as well as CAMHS and CAMHS LD services across Coventry and Warwickshire. The service has close links to local acute services at University hospital Coventry and Warwickshire and with partners in social care, education and the voluntary sector.
All Community Paediatrics is based at City of Coventry Health Centre along with Speech and Language therapy, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, School nursing, Health Visiting, Looked after Children’s health team, Dieticians, Community Children’s nursing, CAMHS and CAMHS LD services. This provides excellent opportunities for working as a team with families.
We believe high quality consultant appointments are key to providing quality services and ensuring senior clinical leadership. We are looking for enthusiastic, forward thinking individuals who can work within the Trust and with partners to develop children’s health services.
This vacancy has arisen as a result of internal staff re-organisation. The post holder will work with consultant colleagues to provide a specialist service in Community Paediatrics for children. The post holder will also be the Named Doctor For child Protection for CWPT and is expected to contribute to the regionals CSA assessment service.
This post is supported by the CWPT Safeguarding team, including the Named Nurse for CWPT, and the Paediatric/ CAMHS safeguarding Liaison Doctor, the Professional Lead nurse for integrated children’s services and a Paediatric Liaison Nurse that ensures liaison between primary and secondary care. The post is also supported by the Designated Doctor for Child protection.
CWPT and all agencies in Coventry are working closely together in partnership to safeguard children in Coventry and to develop innovative ways of doing so. The post holder will join the City at a time of committed investment in safeguarding services and after the launch of the new Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub giving the post holder excellent opportunities for service development.
For further information please contact Dr Anita Morgan, Associate Medical Director for integrated Children’s Services. Tel. 02476 961 437
Closing date: 1st April 2018
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service.
The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. Guidance and criteria on the filtering criminal cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.
Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.
Following this, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from CWPT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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