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Consultant Developmental Paediatrician

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 - £114,003 + £149 fringe + on-call
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics
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Full Time, Part Time
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Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor employer.

Join our innovative and passionate Community Developmental Paediatric consultant team!

We offer a generous salary package worth up to £114,003 per national termsplus fringe, on-call payments and anextra £25, 000 on top of salarywhich include recruitment premia, relocation allowance professional development support and much more.

The Developmental Paediatric Service (DPS) has Consultant opportunities (full and part time), open to both international and to UK based doctors who wish to progress their careers in field of Developmental Paediatric across Surrey.

Our organisation

Surrey and Borders Partnership (SABP) NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with neurodevelopmental conditions, neurodisability, mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey & North-East Hampshire. We deliver high quality care across our 140 services and we employ over 2,500 staff serving a population of 1.2 million. Our services are provided in community settings, hospitals, and residential homes.

The Developmental Paediatric Service (DPS) is a community-based service and is provided through Children and Family Health Surrey (CFHS).

Our mission

‘’Meeting the needs of children and young people across Surrey, for a better life.’’

Our values

  • Treat people well
  • Create respectful places
  • Be Open, Honest, Accountable
  • Involve not ignore

Our services

The Developmental Paediatric Service is a family centered service dedicated to helping children and young people to manage health problems that may be affecting their developmental progress.

Our Surrey wide service is led by consultants and assesses children and young people experiencing a wide range of developmental difficulties related to:

  • Developmental delay or disorder

  • Neurological disability

  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) - under 6yrs

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - under 6yrs

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Severe learning difficulties (SLD) and/or complex needs (the DPS may carry out these assessments in schools)

Clinicians also provide an on-call commitment to Surrey-wide Safeguarding work, for non-accidental injury, neglect and sexual abuse assessments; provided by the department as a weekday (9am-5pm) service.

To view our latest CQC report please click on the link provided in this advert in the Further Links section.

About the team

We are a strong team of paediatricians with a range of skills and interests.

The service offers excellent opportunities to develop your skills and is committed to regular training and CPD events. We strive to ensure continued progress and a dynamic approach to development both to you as an individual in your career development as well as for continued service development.

There is regular and structured peer review and supervision, with clinical support available through the team leads in each locality.

We welcome innovative and dynamic practice and the department hosts trainees from one of the locality Teaching Hospitals. The Trainee Programme is supported by SABP Education Team and the Deanery.

We have robust safeguarding pathways in place and are commissioned to provide weekday support into the SARC team. This service continues to progress and we have a number of staff supported to complete the FMERSA course.

About the role

We are looking for innovative and enthusiastic consultants to join and complement our existing experienced consultant team. We have four geographical community team areas delivering neurodevelopmental and neurodisability clinics in Woking, Guildford, Frimley and Redhill.

Additionally, we offer countywide specialist services including Look After Children’s team, Medical Advice to Adoption team, Medical Advice to Education team and Safeguarding medical assessments (including non-accidental injury, neglect and sexual abuse).

About you

You will have:

  • UK recognised medical degree
  • Current full GMC registration
  • At least 3 years experience in paediatrics
  • MRCPCH/MRCP or equivalent
  • Experience in the assessment and on-going management of paediatric neurodisability conditions
  • Evidence of further training in all aspects of child protection assessment (level 3 training) and health assessments (Further training and supervision in assessment of Child Sexual abuse can be provided in post)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Multi-Disciplinary, inter-professional practice to include primary care and social services
  • Good evidence of involvement in all aspects of clinical governance including experience of undertaking clinical audit and research tools
  • Excellent clinical skills in relevant areas

Our package:

  • Salary: NHS Consultant Grade £84,559 - £114,003 + £149 fringe + on-call payments as per national terms

  • Recruitment premia £15,000 over 3 years

  • Relocation allowance: up to £8000 *subject to policy requirements

  • Continuous Professional Development up to £2000/year *based on service needs

  • NHS Pension: employer’s contribution 14.38% from day one

  • Subsidised nursery places

  • Car Scheme: tax saving up to £6000

  • Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership

  • Generous annual leave and sick pay
  • Flexible working practices and dedicated administrative support to assist with clinics enabling you to focus on what you do best delivering high quality care to children and young people.

For further information and or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Dr Lisa Wall, Lead Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Mary Small, Consultant Developmental Paediatrician

Information regarding the international recruitment process please contact

Maria Chambers Medical/Recruitment Specialist
Email: or + (44) 07787221781


Here at Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we have a reputation for being innovative and forward thinking.

We are one of the leading providers of specialist mental health, drug and alcohol and learning disability services for people of all ages in Southern England. The Trust employs 2300 experienced, caring and compassionate staff to provide high quality care serving a population of 1.3 million, and has a budget of £155m.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have awarded Surrey and Borders Partnership a rating of ‘Good’, following their inspection of our Trust at the beginning of 2019.

In addition to our overall rating, the Commission recognised several areas of Outstanding practice around the Trust:

  • Our internal accreditation scheme, the CARE excellence accreditation programme
  • The Technology Integrated Health Management (TIHM) for dementia project (delivered in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, the University of Surrey and Royal Holloway University of London)
  • The mobile app, My Journey, which helps young people with psychosis make informed choices to help improve their mental health
  • Four children and young people’s safe havens which provide evening and weekend support and advice service for young people with mental health issues.

The Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Surrey in the South East of England, just a few miles outside Central London. Our transport links bring London, Heathrow, and Gatwick airports within easy reach. Our local education is outstanding, with state, grammar, and independent schools all on offer.

Why not click here and see for yourself why Surrey is a great place to live, and Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work?


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