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Job summary

Main area
Paediatric
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week (10 PA)
Job ref
M14392
Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Town
Croydon
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 London Weighting
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
12/06/2022 23:59

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Consultant - Community Paediatrics

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

 

Job overview

The post has arisen due to a vacancy in Community Paediatrics. The appointee to the post of Consultant in Paediatric Neurodisability will be a member of a team of six Consultant Community Paediatricians. The service is integrated with acute Paediatrics which has twelve Consultants. Together, both teams take on the co-ordination and delivery of a high quality Paediatric Service in Croydon.

Applications will be considered from individuals with a CCT (or within 6 months of CCT date at the time of interview) or with a Certificate of Equivalence of Specialist Registration (CESR).

We meet the London quality standards for Paediatric Care by delivering a sustainable consultant led service.

The Paediatric Emergency Department (PED) area within CUH emergency department caters for approximately one third (approx. 25,000 children annually) of all attendances and due to the diverse population in the Croydon area we see a wide variety of acute pathology.  A completely new Emergency Department (including PED) opened in December 2018. The new PED has state of the art facilities including two high specification resuscitation cubicles and one HDU cubicle.

 Croydon Health Services offers a family friendly working approach for all staff to ensure a good work-life balance.  It is an environment where family life is promoted.  The Trust provides a supportive mentoring and career planning programme.

 

Main duties of the job

The post has arisen due to a vacancy in Community Paediatrics. The appointee to the post of Consultant in Paediatric Neurodisability will be a member of a team of six Consultant Community Paediatricians. The service is integrated with acute Paediatrics which has twelve Consultants. Together, both teams take on the co-ordination and delivery of a high quality Paediatric Service in Croydon.

Applications will be considered from individuals with a CCT (or within 6 months of CCT date at the time of interview) or with a Certificate of Equivalence of Specialist Registration (CESR).

We meet the London quality standards for Paediatric Care by delivering a sustainable consultant led service.

The Paediatric Emergency Department (PED) area within CUH emergency department caters for approximately one third (approx. 25,000 children annually) of all attendances and due to the diverse population in the Croydon area we see a wide variety of acute pathology.  A completely new Emergency Department (including PED) opened in December 2018. The new PED has state of the art facilities including two high specification resuscitation cubicles and one HDU cubicle.

  Croydon Health Services offers a family friendly working approach for all staff to ensure a good work-life balance.  It is an environment where family life is promoted.  The Trust provides a supportive mentoring and career planning programme.

 

Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.

These include:
• Croydon University Hospital
• Purley Hospital
• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our Vision:

“Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it”

Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
• You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services

 “As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.”

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the details JD and PS attached.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:


For further information, please contact Dr Julia Simpson, Joint Clinical Business Unit Lead - juliasimpson1@nhs.net

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Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Julia Simpso
Job title
Consultant Community Paediatrician
Email address
juliasimpson1@nhs.net
Telephone number
02082746390
Additional information


For further information, please contact Dr Julia Simpson, Clinical Business Unit Lead and/ or Dr Ed Holloway, Clinical Business Unit Lead

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