Consultant Community Paediatrician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
community paediatrics
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
permanent
Hours
10 PA's
Job ref
311-M159-17-A
Site
WERNETH PRIMARY CARE TRUST
Town
OLDHAM
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
Closing
26/01/2018 23:59

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide care to thousands of people every day. In fact our community and mental health services support around 2.4 million patient contacts each year across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford.

As well as looking after our patients, we look after our 5,500 staff, and we’re proud to be listed in the HSJ and Nursing Times ‘Top 120 Places to Work’ list (2015). Staff are supported to continue their professional development with relevant training and progression opportunities. 

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. We have vibrant city life in one direction and rolling green countryside in the other – the best of both worlds!

The Trust provides support to all new starters, in patient facing roles bands 1 to 4, to successfully complete the Fundamental Care Certificate standards relevant to their role. The certificate provides knowledge and skills to enable staff to perform safely and effectively.

Job Advert
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Oldham Community Health Services
Consultant Community Paediatricians
Lead for Transition

Applications are welcome for the above permanent full time position based at Werneth Primary Care Centre in Oldham. This is a new post with 10 programmed activities (PAs) and has arisen as part of an investment and development by Oldham CCG into the Community Paediatric Medical Service.
The successful candidates will join an established team of three Consultants and one Speciality Doctor as well as Consultant and Specialist Nurses who work as part of an Integrated Children’s Care Service providing specialist assessment, diagnostic and care planning to meet the needs of children and young people in Oldham with disabilities and special educational needs.
Oldham is a culturally and economically diverse Community and this is reflected in the health needs of its child population including high levels of neurodisability and autosomal recessive disorders.
With the expansion of the Community Medical Paediatric Service this is an exciting opportunity to shape service pathways in the area. Each Consultant Community Paediatrician will share aspects of Community Paediatrics with colleagues and have relevant experience in clinical management of children including those with neurodevelopmental difficulties and safeguarding and take key strategic lead in areas pertaining to their job description.
For further information discussion please contact Dr Christine Howard, Clinical Lead for Paediatrics on 0161 622 6631 (christine.howard@nhs.net) or Siobhan Ebden, Head of Children's Services (siobhan.ebden@nhs.net). For a job pack detailing the minimum requirements of this post and for details of how to apply…

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

christine.howard@nhs.net 0161 622 6631

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Telephone
0161 716 3895
Fax
0161 716 3050