Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Locum Consultant Community Paediatrician

Swindon, Wiltshire
£77,913 -£105,042
08 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


Locum pending substantive appointment


Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Community Paediatrician to join the existing team of Paediatricians at the Great Western Hospital, Swindon. This post is to cover a new position pending formal full time substantive appointment. Experience in assessment and diagnosis of ASD/ADHD is essential. The post is to start as soon as possible.  The appointment is for a 10PA contract, with no on-call duties, for an initial period of 6 months.

The Community Paediatric service is going through a period of development and this is an exciting time to join an expanding team with opportunity to develop other areas of interest within Community Paediatrics.

The Great Western Hospital opened in December 2002. There are 542 beds with a 60-bedded Intermediate Care Unit on site. All usual services are provided and the Trust has a co-located Birth Centre.  The Community Paediatric service is based within the acute hospital with an integrated acute community service.

Swindon is a thriving town set between two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Cotswolds to the North and West, and the Marlborough Downs and North Wessex to the South.

The Trust catchment population is currently over 300,000. Neighbouring rural towns and villages are attractive and accessible and include Marlborough, Cirencester and Malmsbury. There is a thriving local theatre and two large cinema complexes. Other cultural opportunities abound in London, Bristol, Oxford and Bath, all within 1 hour travel time.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Dr Teresa Carter on 01793 604925 (sec Diana), email  or Dr Raman Sharma on 01793 604269 (sec Marie)

To apply for this post, please visit and search for the job using reference number 249-MED9990178.

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