Specialty Doctor in Community Child Health

Thanet, Kent
£39,060 - £72,840 per annum
12 Feb 2019
26 Feb 2019
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting time to join East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust and in particular the Community Child Health Service.

The service works out of 5 areas across East Kent with Consultants leading a multidisciplinary team including Speciality Doctor/ Psychologist/ Specialist Nurse/ SLT/OT and PT.

Feedback from a recent RCPCH review (June 2017) included ‘met enthusiastic, happy and dedicated teams’ ‘Saw evidence of innovative working and service improvement’ and ‘evidence of good use of multidisciplinary teams, and effective skill mix including specialist nursing roles, and trainees. We heard glowing praise for the support provided by the administration teams.

We are currently seeking a Specialty Doctor (10 PAs/ job) to join our multi-disciplinary. We work with children and young people aged 0-19 with a range of difficulties including developmental delay, developmental disorders and complex neuro-disability.

We can offer:

  • Co-location of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Regular team meetings (business and CPD)
  • External CPD
  • Regular appraisals and opportunity for development.

Kent, the Garden of England, has easy access to London and is close to good transport links giving easy access to the channel tunnel, Dover ferry port and the Eurostar, which makes Europe easy to reach. Also close by are Ashford and the university city of Canterbury, which is vibrant and lively with a theatre, bars and restaurants as well as many historic sites.

The Trust also offers a range of staff benefits through the ‘We care rewards scheme, such as discount for high street shopping, leisure and holidays.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Sarah Birks on 01304 222521 or sarah.birks1@nhs.net

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