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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Specialty Doctor in the Paediatric Centre of Excellence

Job Reference: 415-MP490-20

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust - Medical & Dental
415_626 SARC : 38895
£41,158 to £76,751 pa

Specialty Doctor in the Paediatric Centre of Excellence

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust runs the Sexual Assault Referral Centres serving Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We are looking for a doctor to join our team of paediatricians, forensic doctors and specialist nurses in the Centre of Excellence for children that have experienced sexual harm.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a very specialised area of work within a team that is leading nationally on best practice regarding responses to child sexual abuse.

The Centre of Excellence is based at Exeter and sees all children from Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who have experienced or where there is professional concern that sexual harm has occurred.

We are a holistic service, seeing children who have been assaulted recently, to support a police prosecution, and also children that have experienced sexual abuse at any point in their life to provide medical care, documentation of injury, sexual health screening and therapeutic support.

Our clinical teams sits within a wider multidisciplinary team of specialist support workers, counsellors and safeguarding leads.

We look forward to receiving applications from doctors that are motivated to support and participate in better health and safeguarding outcomes for children and young people.

Specialist training and support will be provided by our Paediatric Consultant Lead and the wider team.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

According to many clinical targets, we rate as one of the best performing non-foundation trusts in England, because we treat patients in line with national waiting time standards, have very few hospital-acquired infections and meet our four-hour waiting times for urgent care. We have a huge range of clinical expertise that we share across professional spheres to ensure people get world-class care when they need it.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

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. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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