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Consultant Community Paediatrician


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Community Paediatrics
6 PA's
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£79,860 - £107,668 pa,pr
17/10/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Consultant Community Paediatrician

6 PA's


Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust

YC72 £79,860 - £107,668 (per annum, pro rata)

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The Trust provides a range of local hospital services across its two main sites at Southport and Ormskirk including Supra Regional Spinal Injuries Unit.  The Trust is proud to have been awarded University Clinical Education Centre by the University of Liverpool in recognition of the high standards of training provided for students on placements with the Trust.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Applications are invited to join our friendly and progressive team as a Consultant Community Paediatrician. The post has arisen due to an expansion of the team.  the department strives to improve healthcare for community patients with neuro-developmental needs.  Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent, clinical and communication skills delivered with compassion.  In return you will be supported and valued for the skills and knowledge you bring to the team working alongside an enthusiastic and forward thinking Community Consultant Lead, Clinical Director, Management and Administrative team.

The post is 6 PA's and the post holder will be expected to undertake at least two relevant specialist clinics per week with appropriate time available for administration and liaison, to provide cover for clinical child safeguarding work and to participate in the work of the Specialist Assessment Service, in particular in the assessment of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, EHCP and IHA’s and MDT work. 5 DCC and 1SPA. 

This is a   post based with Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust, Women’s and Children’s CBU based in Ormskirk.  Services are delivered across West Lancashire in a variety of Community-based centres and Ormskirk District and General main Hospital site, working closely with other NHS providers and 3rd Sector colleagues. 

The Service is commissioned by West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group

All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.

Advertising Date: 18th September 2019

Closing Date: 17th October 2019

Shortlisting Date: w/c 21st October 2019

Proposed Interview Date:  w/c 9th December 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Udayanthi Mahamithawa Community Lead 01695 656281 or Dr Shyam Marigguddi Clinical Director 01695 656166

Please note that such visits do not form part of the interview process.