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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/06/2021.

Consultant

Job Reference: 411-COMCAM-2021-90351

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Community Paediatrics (912402)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£82,096 to £110,683 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 4,000 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.

DBS checks will be completed every three years during your employment with the Trust and the cost of these checks will be deducted from your pay and you will be given the opportunity to pay this over three instalments.

Alternatively if you are registered with the DBS Update Service at the same level required for your employment with the Trust there will no requirement to complete a DBS and no further cost applied by the Trust as payment will be made by yourself directly to the DBS Update Service.


CONSULTANT POST IN COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS- FULL TIME

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Developmental Paediatrics is seeking to appoint a Full Time Consultant, to enhance the expertise within our dynamic and versatile Paediatric Team. You will be joining the Trust at an exciting time as we have moved into our new purpose built state of the art Children’s Health Park. The Department is also looking to move into a purpose built centre in the next 12- 18 months. The post offers opportunities to be involved in our out of hours’ rota for Safeguarding via the Rainbow Centre. Applicants will have an opportunity to develop an area of interest in Safeguarding or Developmental Paediatrics based on the needs of the service. Although the post is full time we would welcome applicants wishing to work part time to apply.

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.

The Community Team has expertise in Safeguarding, assessing the holistic needs of children in the Looked after service, diagnosing and managing complex learning and physical disability, Neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. We would welcome enthusiastic applicants to complement the existing team in order to strengthen delivery of these well-established services. The Department has established pathways of care and has a skill mix of medical, nursing colleagues, therapists, psychologists and prescribing pharmacist 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.

Applications are invited from doctors with CCT in Community Paediatrics or within 6 months of their CCT or evidence of competence thereof.

Further information and enquiries can be obtained by contacting Dr Z Bassi, Clinical Director, on 0151 252 5972.

The Trust is committed to carefully screening all job applicants to ensure the safeguard of children and to an environment that promotes equality and embraces diversity. The trust operates a flexible working policy. Job share would be considered.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy. 




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 (BAME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BAME 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.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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



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