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Consultant Paediatrician

Job Reference: 396-9967-MS

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Kingston Upon Thames
£76,761 to £103,490 per a

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Consultant Paediatrician

Named Doctor/Medical Advisor with responsibility for looked after children

Lead for non-acute Child Protection Medicals (1 post)


0.7 WTE; applications from job sharers are welcome

We are looking for a dynamic Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in looked after children and for leading delivery of non-acute child protection medicals.

This is a unique post covering both general paediatric outpatient clinics as well as providing essential care and management of looked after children for our region. Additionally this role is the primary provider of non-acute child protection medicals for the area.

You will be part of the core Consultant staff running general paediatric outpatient clinics in a busy district general hospital - providing care for more than 14,500 outpatient appointments per year.

Working closely with the rest of the safeguarding team for Kingston, you will be the Named Doctor for looked after children, working within the community paediatric department to provide essential regular health reviews and coordinating the management of around 120 looked after children. You will be the responsible clinician for the delivery of non-acute child protection medicals and report writing for around 40 such medicals per year.

There is no acute paediatric commitment and no out of hours on call requirement.

Please see job description for greater detail.

This position is for 7 PAs per week and is permanent. We welcome applications from those wishing to job share. You will need to be in possession of a CCT in Paediatrics (or equivalent) or within 6 months of achieving CCT from the date of interview.

Interview date will be 29th March 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jon Filkin, Clinical Director, Paediatrics and Neonates, on 020 8934 2409.


PLEASE NOTE – If you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted via via e-mail. Please ensure therefore that you check your e-mail account regularly.

In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each others contribution

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults who are at risk of abuse. As such, if the appointee to this post will have access to children or vulnerable adults, he/she will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check. However, all employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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