Consultant in Community Child Health

Canton, Cardiff
15 May 2018
11 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time

Consultant in Community Child Health. (part-time – 7½ sessions)

Applications are invited for the part-time post of Consultant in Community Child Health working 7½ sessions per week across the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

The Community Child Health team is a health-based multidisciplinary team that works with children living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. The team delivers both universal and targeted services which address the needs of a range of children including: Children with complex needs and disability including sensory impairments; Children who need support to access education and learning opportunities; Children in need of safeguarding and children in special circumstances; Children with emotional and behavioural disorders and neuro-developmental concerns such as learning disability, ADHD and autism; Children with variations of development and temporary impairments of function.

Leadership opportunities are available within the above domains of community child health and will be developed according to the strengths and skills of individual successful applicants and in response to the wider community child health team’s service development needs. The successful applicant will provide a leadership in vulnerable groups.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a service to a locality of children requiring assessment for complex needs including Cerebral Palsy, neurodevelopmental difficulties including ASD, ADHD and global developmental delay and learning difficulties i.e. core community child health services in addition to Educational Medicine (support needs for statutory medical advice for statements of Special Educational Needs), children with variation in development (e.g. late walkers requiring assessment for possible Duchenne Muscular dystrophy).

Community Child Health services are Consultant-led and locality-based, divided into North Cardiff, South Cardiff, and the Vale of Glamorgan.

There is a commitment to a 2nd on-call service and forensic sexual abuse service for children locally and regionally. Undergraduate teaching sessions are also available within the Academic Department of Child Health.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

For further information, please click the apply button. Closing Date: Monday, 11th June 2018.

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