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Associate Specialist Community Paediatrician

Job Reference: 833-SH-CH-503-19

Employer:
(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Reginald Centre
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£56,133 to £92,401 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Associate Specialist Community Paediatrician ( 0.9 PA) East (Reginald Centre) Child Development Centre

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust is delighted to be offering a new post for an experienced Community Paediatrician following our initiative to re-open the Associate Specialist grade.

You will be joining our team of 16 paediatricians within ICAN (Integrated Services for Children with Additional Needs) supporting the delivery of services within the East Child Development Centre. Here at Leeds Community Healthcare (LCH), we are working in partnership with Leeds City Council, primary care, education, third sector and other services to be the best city in the UK for children and young people to grow up in.

Central to our service philosophy and approach is placing the child and family at the centre of delivery of care.

The workload is busy, but the environment is one of support, as well as having a sense of enjoyment and job satisfaction. We have implemented the SAS charter and provide active support and development opportunities for SAS doctors. We have a strong programme of Quality Improvement, Continuing Professional Development and development of medical leadership.

The postholder will contribute to the Paediatric Neurodisability service and the Community Paediatric clinics within the East of the city.

The post holder will also have the opportunity to support the specialist training of paediatric trainees and will contribute to the under graduate teaching programme.

We have a strong teaching and research base and offer a broad range of experiences. Come and join the team and be part of the future.

Applications will be welcomed from candidates currently working as Associate Specialists, or demonstrating eligibility for the role based on the requisite experience outlined in the job specification. Applicants wishing to work more part-time than the hours advertised are welcome to apply.




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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