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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2020.

Consultant in Community Paediatrics

Job Reference: 371-D564

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Community Paediatrics
Community Paediatrics, Slough
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
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  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.

Community Paediatric Consultant - 10 PA's

The post holder will work in general community paediatrics, involving secondary level assessment and ongoing care of children with a range of developmental disorders and disabilities, including vulnerable children in need and at risk.

Ideally, the post holder would be experienced in all aspects of community paediatrics including neurodisability, sensory impairment, social communication disorders in young children including assessment for autism spectrum conditions, special school clinics, safeguarding medical assessments and children in care.

We are very keen to recruit a new colleague, but recognise that in the current emergency pandemic situation, it may not be possible in the short term to convene a formal Appointments Advisory Committee in line with usual substantive consultant appointment processes. We will therefore work with potential applicants throughout the recruitment process to use flexible approaches such as video interview and/or an initial fixed term appointment pending formal substantive recruitment as soon as the national situation allows.

Job Description is currently awaiting approval with the Royal College.

For further details and to discuss the post please contact Brigid Golden, Team Leader Community Paediatrics at Tel: 01753 635017

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The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

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The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.


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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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