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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/03/2020.

Consultant Paediatrician

Job Reference: 833-SH-CS-59-20

Employer:
(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Citywide
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa (pro rata)

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.


Consultant in Community Paediatrician

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic paediatrician to join our team. You will be supporting the delivery of our services within the South Child Development Centre, the Integrated service for Children with Additional Needs (ICAN). 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 support the development of medical leadership and have a strong programme of Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Consultant to expand our team of Community Paediatricians delivering our city-wide services, as well as contributing to our medical leadership team:

Part time Consultant Community Paediatricians ( 0.6 PA) South (t George’s Centre) Child Development Centre

The postholder will contribute to the the Community Paediatric clinics within the South of the city, as well as the specialist Growth and Nutrition service for which the postholder will be the Lead Consultant.The postholder will also contribute to the daytime Community Child Protection rota.

The postholder will play an important role in supporting the specialist training of paediatric trainees and will contribute to the under graduate teaching programme.

At Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, we exist to provide the best possible care in every community in Leeds. Community Paediatric Services provide care to patients from a wide range of backgrounds and with multiple conditions. Their safety and the quality of their outcomes are at the heart of what we do.

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 included on or eligible for the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of obtaining CCT in Paediatrics.




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 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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, 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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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