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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/10/2019.

Consultant Community Paediatrician

Job Reference: 347-1741928-A

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Community Paediatrics
£79,860 - £107,668 pa,pr

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Consultant Community Paediatrician

6 PA's


Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust

YC72 £79,860 - £107,668 (per annum, pro rata)

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The Trust provides a range of local hospital services across its two main sites at Southport and Ormskirk including Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit. The Trust is proud to have been awarded University Clinical Education Centre by the University of Liverpool in recognition of the high standards of training provided for students on placements with the Trust.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Applications are invited to join our friendly and progressive team as a Consultant Community Paediatrician. The post has arisen due to an expansion of the team. the department strives to improve healthcare for community patients with neuro-developmental needs. Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent, clinical and communication skills delivered with compassion. In return you will be supported and valued for the skills and knowledge you bring to the team working alongside an enthusiastic and forward thinking Community Consultant Lead, Clinical Director, Management and Administrative team.

The post is 6 PA's and the post holder will be expected to undertake at least two relevant specialist clinics per week with appropriate time available for administration and liaison, to provide cover for clinical child safeguarding work and to participate in the work of the Specialist Assessment Service, in particular in the assessment of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, EHCP and IHA’s and MDT work. 5 DCC and 1SPA.

This is a post based with Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust, Women’s and Children’s CBU based in Ormskirk. Services are delivered across West Lancashire in a variety of Community-based centres and Ormskirk District and General main Hospital site, working closely with other NHS providers and 3rd Sector colleagues.

The Service is commissioned by West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.

Advertising Date: 18th September 2019

Closing Date: 17th October 2019

Shortlisting Date: w/c 21st October 2019

Proposed Interview Date: w/c 9th December 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Udayanthi Mahamithawa Community Lead 01695 656281 or Dr Shyam Marigguddi Clinical Director 01695 656166

Please note that such visits do not form part of the interview process.


Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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.

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

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