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Consultant Community Paediatrician

Job Description

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing integrated health and social care services to people across Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS and Local Government pension schemes), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, childcare vouchers, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

Sirona Care & Health has recently formed a partnership with Avon & Wiltshire Partnership Mental Health NHS Trust (AWP) and Bristol Community Health CIC (BCH) to deliver Children’s Services within Bristol and South Gloucestershire. The strength of our partnership is that together we have huge experience of providing large scale children’s services; working with families and communities to ensure a joined up approach, and working locally with strong connections and relationships with a wide range of commissioners and other provider organisations, which gives us a strong foundation on which to build further

Applicants are invited for this permanent post. The post is due to commence in March 2017. As one of 18 Consultants across Bristol and South Gloucestershire, the successful applicant will join the South Bristol team of 4 Consultants. All consultants cover a locality and contribute to the out of hours safeguarding on-call rota. In addition special interests are encouraged.

There is a well-established programme of CPD and child protection peer review.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register with CCT in General Paediatrics and subspecialty for Community Paediatrics or Neurodisability (see person specification) or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full Registration with the GMC is essential. The post is based at Osprey Court, Whitchurch BS14 0BB with most clinics at Ilminster Avenue Specialist Childrens Centre BS4 1HR. Sirona has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England and there are strong links with Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from Bristol, for Safeguarding on-call purposes. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Dr Jane Schulte, CCHP Partnership Director on  ( Phone number removed )  or Dr Latha Chandramouli, Consultant in South Bristol on  ( Phone number removed ) . For more information, please find attached candidate briefing/job description.

This opportunity has been approved by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

For general recruitment enquiries please email ( Email address removed ) or call  ( Phone number removed ) 

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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