Specialty Doctor in Community Paediatrics

Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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Specialty Doctor in Community Paediatrics
Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
10 PAs - 40 hours per week
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Cornerstones Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells
£37,923 - £70,718 pro rata per annum
25/03/2018 23:59

Kent Community Health NHS Trust is seeking applications from experienced Paediatricians who are highly motivated and forward thinking individuals, to join a committed and enthusiastic team of professionals. There are no out of hours responsibilities and the post is fully community based.

Locality: South West Kent- Royal Tunbridge Wells and surrounding areas

Royal Tunbridge Wells lies in the heart of one of the most scenic stretches of countryside in England, surrounded by the unspoilt beauty of the Weald of Kent, and yet it is just 30 miles away from London.

Kent Community Health NHS Trust invites applications for a replacement Speciality Doctor in Community Paediatrics. The successful candidate will be joining a highly motivated and well trained team. The post-holder will be expected to work closely with the Primary Health Care Team, Child and Family Mental Health Services, statutory and voluntary agencies and the Acute Paediatric Team. There are no out of hours responsibilities and the post is fully community based.

The broad responsibilities of the post are:

• Second and third tier community child health assessments
• Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatrics including ADHD (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) diagnostic assessments
• Child Protection, Safeguarding and Child Sexual Abuse medical assessments
• Educational medicine

Prospective candidates must be fully registered with the General Medical Council and have at least 3 years’ post qualification experience with a minimum of 6 months’ Acute Paediatrics and 6 months’ specialist Community Paediatrics experience. They should have a comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis and management of the sick child and child development, including developmental disorders such as ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders and neurodisability. Appropriate training will be provided for the responsibilities of the post.

Interviews will be held week commencing 5th April 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Sameena Shakoor
Consultant Paediatrician
Kent Community Health NHS Trust
58 Tunnel Road
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Kent TN1 2BU

Phone: 0300 123 4084
Mobile: 07979366093
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If you have problems applying, contact

01474 360563