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Consultant in Community Paediatrics

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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Hospital, Paediatrics
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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  • Participate in the diagnosis and management of children with a range of neurodevelopmental difficulties including ASD and ADHD
  • Share multidisciplinary team assessments and meetings as required.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary assessment clinics for children with suspected autism, for pre-school and school age children
  • Provide a safeguarding children service in conjunction with other colleagues
  • Participate in providing medical input for SEN, special schools and adoption and fostering as required
  • Provide clinical supervision of Paediatric doctors in training


Main duties of the job


  • Maintenance of high quality patient centred care
  • Teaching and training within the multidisciplinary service
  • Active involvement in multidisciplinary team meetings and directorate clinical governance activity
  • Active participation in continuing medical education

Person Specification

  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register or, be within 6 months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at time of interview or, provide GMC confirmed eligibility for entry on the Specialist Register


  • CCT or equivalent in subspeciality of Community Child Health


  • College membership (MRCPCH) or qualification of an equivalent level


  • Postgraduate academic degree

Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Subspeciality

  • Broad range of experience and training in Community Paediatrics, including: o A minimum of 2 years' experience and training in community paediatrics. o Interest and experience in working with multidisciplinary Inter-agency teams. o Experience in diagnosis and management of social communication disorders. o Training and experience in the management of suspected child abuse and attendance at case conferences
  • Achieved the competencies relating to General Paediatric Training, usually after 2 years of General Professional Training in Paediatrics Is able to demonstrate having achieved the competencies equivalent to Higher Specialist Paediatric Training including usually 3 years in Community Child Health (usually after 5 years of Higher Specialist Training in total)

Clinical Governance

  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice
  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • Ability to teach clinical skills

BMJRef: BMJ-82747/361-R2R-1966


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