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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/01/2021.

Physician Associate

Job Reference: 411-COMCAM-2020-83920

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Community Paediatrics (912402)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of specialist health care to over 275,000 children and young people each year. In addition to the hospital site located in the West Derby area of Liverpool, Alder Hey has a presence in community outreach sites and, in collaboration with other providers, our clinicians help deliver care closer to patients’ homes by holding local clinics at locations from Cumbria to Shropshire, in Wales and the Isle of Man. The Trust also provides inpatient care for children with complex mental health needs at our Alder Park building in the nearby borough of Sefton.

We currently have more than 3,200 staff working across our community and hospital sites. We’re also a teaching and training hospital providing education and training to around 540 medical and over 500 nursing and allied health professional students each year.

As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.


Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Developmental Paediatrics is seeking to appoint 1 Full Time Locum Physician Associates on an initial 12 month fixed term contract, to enhance the expertise within our dynamic and versatile Developmental Paediatric team.

We would welcome enthusiastic applicants to complement the existing team particularly individuals with experience in diagnosing and managing Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Developmental delay, Complex needs and LAC in order to strengthen delivery of these well-established services.

The department has well established pathways of care and has a skill mix of medical, nursing, therapists and psychologist who work together to deliver high standards of care. We offer a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop areas of expertise and provide research opportunities.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is situated 4 miles from the city centre and within easy reach of the motorway network. It is an international centre of excellence, treating over 200,000 children a year. The Trust is renowned for both its clinical innovation and dedication to staff development. The vibrant city of Liverpool, European Capital of Culture for 2008, provides an excellent selection of housing and school and offers a diversity of social activities.

Applications are invited from physician associates with the relevent essential qualifications. Further information and enquiries can be obtained by contacting Dr N Daniels, Consultant Community Paediatiricanvianatalie.daniels@alderhey.nhs.uk




Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.


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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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