Consultant Community Paediatricians

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£75,249 up to £101,451
03 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

Working Option: Part-time/Full Time – 40 hours/10 PA’s per week

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic paediatricians to join our team, supporting the ongoing development and delivery of the integrated service for children with additional needs, delivered from three Child Development Centre Hubs within Leeds. 

Central to our service philosophy and approach is placing the child and family at the centre of delivery of care and ensuring that children are seen by the most appropriate professional in a timely manner. We are currently reviewing our pathways of care to enhance this process. 

The workload is busy, but the environment is one of support, as well as having a sense of enjoyment and job satisfaction. We have a strong programme of Clinical governance, Continuing Professional Development and development of medical leadership. 

We are seeking to appoint three Consultants to join our team of Community Paediatricians.

Joint Paediatric Neurodisability/Neurorehabilitation Community Paediatrician. Full time (10Pas).

This exciting new post is an example of our commitment to service development and improving integration of care between the hospital and community services. The postholder will contribute to paediatric neurodisability services within the East Child Development Centre, and also to the care of Leeds children within the tertiary Neurorehabilitation service at Leeds General Infirmary within the Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust. 

Two part-time Consultant Community Paediatricians (0.6Pas each) – East and South Child Development Centres. 

These post holders will contribute to the Paediatric neurodisability service and also to the daytime child protection rota in the city.  

All post holders will play an important role in supporting the specialist training of paediatric trainees and will contribute to the under graduate teaching programme. 

At Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, we exist to provide the best possible care in every community in Leeds. Community Paediatric Services provide care to patients from a wide range of backgrounds and with multiple conditions. Their safety and the quality of their outcomes are at the heart of what we do.

We have a strong teaching and research base and offer a broad range of experiences. Come and join the team and be part of the future.

Applications will be welcomed from candidates included on or eligible for the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of obtaining CCT in Paediatrics.

Contact    Dr Melanie Epstein, Medical Lead, Children’s Services on 0113 8432000, Dr Arnab Seal, Paediatric Neurodisability lead on or Steph Lawrence on 0113 8434151

Apply online by clicking the apply button.

Closing Date: 22/04/2018
Interview Date: To be Confirmed

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