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Consultant Community Paediatrician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
40 hours
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Southend University Hospital
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
14/03/2018 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable



Applicants are invited to apply for the position of CONSULTANT IN COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICS at Southend University NHS Foundation Trust.

The Paediatric Department serves a child population of 68,000 in South East Essex. The aim of the Service is to provide excellence in child care, with a clear focus on the child and family. The service has a Child Development Centre located in the community, bringing together health, social services, education and the voluntary sectors for children with complex needs. The services are of high quality, evidenced by regular audit, and all medical and nursing practice is well-founded upon the latest available research. The Department has a strong commitment to training and personal development of all staff and continuing medical education is supported by the Trust.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the London University and is also the Cancer Centre for South Essex which is part of the Essex Cancer network. This busy DGH serves a population of 338,800. We currently employ 4,567 wte staff with a total complement of 190 Consultant staff. Situated in the South East of England, with excellent rail links to London.

The Trust has an excellent Postgraduate Medical Centre which carries a full programme of events and offers access to a Medical Library.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Please note that we do not pay any interview expenses.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr P Rachakonda , Lead Clinician on (01702) 435555 Ext 5182

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 P Rachakonda
Clinical Lead