Consultant Paediatrician

Location
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
07 Apr 2019
Ref
150-EM3405-CWS
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Paediatrics
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Role

Consultant Community Child Health/Neurodisability Paediatrician, Nightingale Child Development Centre, Haywards Heath - 10 PAs (less than full time applicants will also be considered. Post also open to trainees who will be within 6 months of CCT when starting in post).

Location     

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to join our Community Paediatric team based at Nightingale Child Development Centre, Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

The post is based close to the beautiful South Downs, Ashdown Forest and Brighton, with good train access to London and Gatwick Airport.  There are a number of good schools locally.

The Team

The Centre provides an excellent and friendly environment for multidisciplinary assessment and is the main base for the Child Development and Disability Service, including Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, a Clinical Psychologist, a Specialist Health Visitor, and a Specialist Nursery Nurse.

The post-holder will deliver child development and neurodisability clinics as part of the multidisciplinary team, and will be encouraged to develop an area of special interest, e.g. complex neurodisability, social communication disorders, or looked-after children, and take on wider roles e.g. in BACCH or BACD. 

Opportunity

There will also be an opportunity for the successful applicant to join the daytime and weekend rota for the Sussex Wide Children’s SARC. 

The postholder will be encouraged to participate in this research and develop their own research interests. 

The department is committed to teaching and provides clinical and research placements for students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Join Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community health and care provider in Sussex. #CommunityThatCares

For further details on the role and the team, please click apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Ian Male, Consultant Community Paediatrician/ Medical Lead, 

Tel: 01444 414100 Email: ian.male@nhs.net

or

Dr Michelle Bond, Area Clinical Director

Tel 01273 696011 ext 2311 Email: michellebond@nhs.net

Closing date: 7th April 2019

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