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Consultant Community Paediatrician

Job Reference: 333-CPEADS-MS17-24245-3

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Neurodisability and Community Child Health
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum + LW

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run. You can become a member by visiting our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.



Do you want to work as an innovative, Consultant Paediatrician in Community Child Heath and Neurodisability with a friendly, dynamic team? There are many good reasons to choose to come and work at CNWL Foundation Trust. Hillingdon Child Development service 100% of our parents felt our staff are caring and compassionate, 100% of parents felt treated with dignity and respect by our staff, 95% of parents said that they were likely or extremely likely to recommend our service to friends and family

In the words of one of our parents: “Amazing team, amazing support, amazing!”

CNWL Hillingdon Child Development service has an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Paediatrician in Community Child Health with experience in neurodisability, child development and social paediatrics. The successful candidate would work within a well-established team providing clinics in the child development centre, local special schools and at a local children’s centre with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders. This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician to join an established and cohesive team of professionals including 4 Consultants and 1 Associate Specialists and 2 speciality doctors and 1 specialist Registrar Core Trainee working in Community Paediatrics.

The Community Paediatricians provide comprehensive services for children and young people who have a disability or significant additional health, social care or special educational needs.

Integrated MDT care is provided through co-location of paediatric therapy including clinical psychology services at the CDC. There are excellent established partnership relationships with the local authority, CAMHS, education services, wider community Hillingdon Community Providers and the local acute provider. There are close working relationships with the Early Years education service with joint and multidisciplinary neurodevelopmental assessments.

We are working with service users and their families to ensure we develop our services to enhance pathways and are truly patient focused.

The service is committed to excellence in child and family centred care and professional development.

The appointee will take a full part in training, audit and staff meetings.

The post is offered at ten Programmed Activities (10 PAs). We encourage candidates who are general paediatricians with interest in neurodisabilty or community child heath to apply for this post.

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We have approximately 7,000 staff that provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas.

If you are not on the specialist register please also enclose evidence/confirmation that you will be on the specialist register or have a CCT within 6 months of interview date. We are unable to forward applicants for shortlisting without this evidence.

As part of the interview process short listed candidates are required to attend a panel with service users. Candidates will be informed in due course

Interview Date: TBC April 2018

For further information, please contact: Dr Chelvi Kukendra, Clinical Lead for Community Child Health 01895 891203 or Dr Sagar Dhanani Clinical Director HCS at

CNWL are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

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Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs.

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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.

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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