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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/12/2019.

Consultant Community Paediatrician

Job Reference: 040-CON378-R

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Community Paediatrics
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
£77,779 - £100,977 per an

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Consultant Community Paediatrician and Medical Advisor for Adoption and Fostering

Based at The Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, SE Wales

Full Time (10 Sessions)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 5th December 2019

Paediatric services within Gwent are being re-designed, with an expansion in the community paediatric workforce and a new specialist critical care centre, where acute services will be based, being built. This is an exciting time to join the department and we are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic paediatrician to fill this replacement post in Newport. Although office accommodation will be at the Royal Gwent Hospital, many of your duties will be undertaken at Serennu Children’s Centre, which provides healthcare and leisure activities for children and young people with a disability or developmental difficulties throughout south Gwent.

You will be medical advisor for South East Wales Adoption Service (SEWAS) East, covering the boroughs of Monmouthshire, Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent. You will have General Community Paediatric responsibilities including Child Development and Disability, working within the ISCAN (Integrated Services for Children with Additional Needs) team in south Gwent, along with 2 other consultants and an associate specialist.

You will contribute to the south Gwent Child Protection Rota (Monday – Friday only, with no out of hours responsibilities), with medical examinations performed at the Royal Gwent Hospital. For appropriately qualified applicants there will be an opportunity to contribute to the colposcopy rota, undertaking assessments of possible child sexual abuse, with examinations undertaken at Nevill Hall Children’s Centre in Abergavenny.

Those wishing to work part-time are welcome to apply.

Both Cardiff and Bristol are within 30 minutes’ drive from Newport, and the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Gower Peninsula are all easily accessible for great recreational opportunities.

Applicants without a driving license must be able to travel between health board premises within a reasonable timescale to fulfill the requirements of the post

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact:-

Dr Nicola Morgan, Associate Clinical Director Community Child Health and Consultant Paediatrician on 01443 802623 or Marcus Pierrepoint , Clinical Director Childrens Services on 01873 732912

This position involves Regulated Activity with children as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including a children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMCCandidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview


Vacancy Ref: 040-CON378-R

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight 5th December 2019

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 7th November 2019

Published in BMJ: 16th November 2019

Interview Date: 7th January 2020


For further details / informal visits contact:

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact:-

Dr Nicola Morgan, Associate Clinical Director Community Child Health and Consultant Paediatrician on 01443 802623 or Marcus Pierrepoint , Clinical Director Childrens Services on 01873 732912

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website.

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