Consultant - Community Paediatrician (Wiltshire)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South West
£93,666 to £119,323 per annum
Salary Description:
£93,666 - £119,323
HCRG Care Group
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Are you a talented Consultant Community Paediatrician passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families? Do you excel in a collaborative and supportive environment? If so, join our dynamic teams in Bath and North-east Somerset (BaNES) or Wiltshire!

Our Children’s Community Service’s team are committed to providing effective care to children, young people, and families. You will play a crucial role in providing specialist assessment, diagnosis, and clinical management for children, including those with neurodevelopment difficulties such as Autism, ADHD, physical/learning disabilities, Cerebral Palsy and delayed development. You will take part in the child protection on-call rota.

The Child Health Department at is a friendly team of consultants and associate specialists and GPwERs supported by our fantastic administration team. We are co-located with multi-disciplinary teams such as the Safeguarding and Looked After Children’s Nursing Teams, Community Children’s Nursing Team, School Nursing Team and Speech and Language Therapists.

We take pride in our role as a training department, educating and mentoring the next generation of Paediatric professionals in BaNES where you will contribute to teaching and supervising paediatric trainees from Severn Deanery at ST4-8 helping their development and growth in their professional careers.

At HCRG Care Group we understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, as a result we will support you in your role as a Consultant Community Paediatrician and provide flexibility in helping achieve harmony between personal and professional life.

Proposed plan of programmed activities (PAs):

3.25 clinics per week 6.5 (including admin)
Child protection on call 1.0 (plus 6-7 week-ends per year)
Supporting professional activities 1.5 - 2.5
Specialist role (if desired) 1.0

Package DescriptionWe welcome applications from candidates looking for part-time positions!

You will feel valued as a Consultant Community Paediatrician within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

£93,666 - £119,323 (Medical and Dental: Consultant Payscale)
Medical and Dental Terms and Conditions and NHS Pension!
Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year

Main ResponsibilitiesAs a Consultant Community Paediatrician your days will be varied and fulfilling and may include:

Delivering paediatric clinics – face to face and telephone clinics.
Assessing children with a range of concerns that are affecting their development or educational potential.
Completing reports and administration within timescales
Contributing to multidisciplinary assessment and management for initial assessments and follow-ups.
Performing medical assessments of children referred by police or social care with safeguarding concerns.
Seeing Looked After Children, to collate information and complete forms within statutory time limits.
Contributing to child protection on call rota
 Liaising with health professionals to ensure coordination of assessments.
Supervising, teaching and training other staff in children’s services.
Covering colleagues annual leave and short-term sickness.
Covering ‘duty doctor’ tasks.
Contributing to audit and clinical governance programmes.
Actively assisting in formulating, implementing, and monitoring organisation’s objectives, service plans and developments with both internal and external agencies.
For more information, please see the attached Job description.

The Ideal CandidateEssential

Applicants should possess or be within 6 months of receiving a CCT in Paediatrics.

UK recognised medical degree
Full GMC Registration
GMC Specialist Registration
Membership of RCPCH
Level 3 training and experience in Safeguarding Children
Excellent team-working, leadership, organisational and time management skills.
Excellent paediatric clinical experience and skills
Leadership, teamworking and organisation skills


CCT in Community Child Health
Formal training in Standardised Autism Assessments
Training in a standardised formal developmental assessments
Experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of ADHD
Experience of Child Protection assessments, Initial Health Assessments for Looked After Children, advising the LA regarding Special Educational Needs
An area of special interest eg neurodevelopmental  paediatrics, safeguarding
Experience leading projects, audit and Quality Improvement
Experience in teaching and training
Published research in Community Paediatrics

For a full list of requirements, please see the attached job description.
About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency, and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, di-verse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone. 

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can. 

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people, and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance, so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and every-one who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. 

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (EH)

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