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Consultant Community Paediatrician

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Watford, Hertfordshire
£93,666 to £126,281
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Job summary

HCT are advertising for three Consultant Community Paediatricians, one of the posts will be with a special interest in Child Mental Health.

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust - based at Peace Children's Centre - Watford, St Albans Health & Wellbeing Centre & Marlowes Health & Wellbeing Centre - Hemel Hempstead.

Have you got exceptional clinical skills to support children and young people in west Hertfordshire?

Come and be at the Heart of our Community!

Applications are invited for the posts of Consultant Community Paediatrician. This is a 10 programme activity post with Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. The post holder will be based at one of the three children's centres in West Hertfordshire. All centres have excellent facilities and hosts several disciplines.

Children's Services within West Hertfordshire provide services to the child population in Watford, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead and surrounding areas.

There is multiagency working within the department including assessment of autism.There are close working relationships with both Acute Paediatrics Services and CAMHS. There are strong links with Hertfordshire County Council, Social Services and Education Department.

Interview date: 20th March 2024

Main duties of the job

The responsibilities will include:

  • assessments of children with neurodevelopment conditions, autism, ADHD and neuro-disabilities.
  • safeguarding children, looked after children, school health
  • special educational needs, teaching and training.

This post holder will have shared lead for neuro-disability and where appropriate, participating in multi-agency / multidisciplinary assessments.

The Children's Specialist Services Medical Team in West Hertfordshire consists of 9 permanent Consultant Community Paediatricians, working across the three child development centres. They are supported by Specialist and Speciality grade doctors, and two core specialist registrars. The team work closely with therapy, community nursing and continuing care teams. All consultants take a specific area of responsibility.

We welcome informal visits to our friendly team in Watford, St Albans & Hemel Hempstead!

A relocation package will be considered where applicable.

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust.

You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff.

We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities.

Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision.

We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds.

We don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible.

You've made a great decision to apply to join HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.

To apply, please click Apply Now.

The closing date is 05 March 2024

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