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Consultant Community Paediatrician

National Health Service

Wirral, NW
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Wirral, NW
Today

Consultant Community Paediatrician

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

The closing date is 22 March 2021

Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Community Paediatrician at Wirral University Teaching Hospital (WUTH). The post offers an opportunity to lead further developments of the existing multiagency pathways for the management of ASD. There will be some flexibility within the existing service to accommodate a different role/responsibility including Safeguarding roles, should this be necessary. The post is full time, but we would also consider part-time or job-share applicants.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will be part of an enthusiastic and friendly team, developing and enhancing our integrated service for the benefit of children and families in Wirrals geographically well-defined district.

All Community Paediatricians contribute to the daytime (9 5) Child Protection Rota (1 in 6 weekly rotation).

About us

Wirral University Teaching Hospital serves a population of 40,000. It is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS trusts on the North West, employing more than 6,000 staff.

Our aim is to deliver the highest quality care for every patient. As a teaching hospital we are renowned as a leader in the region for high quality education and training for a wide range of staff including doctors, nurses and other clinicians.

We are proud of our teaching hospital status and we work closely with the University of Liverpool, University of Chester and Liverpool John Moores University to ensure staff and services reflect the very best clinical practice available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Recruitment Briefing, Job Description, and Person Specification for more information regarding this position.

Person Specification

Academic

Essential

  • Participation in research or clinical audit
  • Participation in departmental teaching

Desirable

  • Formal research training; demonstrated ability to design a research or audit project
  • Formal training in teaching methods; demonstrated ability in teaching/training

Skills

Essential

  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • The ability to assess, diagnose and manage developmental difficulties in babies , children and young people including those with special and complex care needs

Desirable

  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and make decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, e.g. report writing, thesis

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of normal child development and communication
  • Knowledge of developmental and complex special needs particularly in relation to Looked After Children
  • Have substantial knowledge of medico-legal issues relating to looked after children and the law applying to children in the court process

Wide experience in general pae

Essential

  • Wide experience in general paediatrics with specialist knowledge of community child health (CCH).

Desirable

  • Have substantial clinical experience of the health needs of childen looked after and ideally should have experience of working as a medical adviser to an adoption and/or foster panel

MBBS / MBCHB

Essential

  • MBBS / MBCHB
  • MRCPCH
  • Full GMC Registration
  • On the GMC specialist register in Community Child Health or within 6 months of CCT (the applicant must supply a letter from the Regional Advisor to confirm this)

Desirable

  • MSc or further qualification in Community Child Health

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Arrowe Park Hospital

Wirral

CH49 5PE


Employer's website

https://www.wuth.nhs.uk

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1:1 Teaching Assistant (Special Needs)

Randstad Education

Liverpool, NW
6 days ago
Liverpool, NW
£9.2 - £9.77 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9.2 - £9.77 Per Hour

Are you enthusiastic about working as a Teaching Assistant in the Special Educational Needs Sector? Do you have the experience we're looking for? Then please consider an application to Randstad Education!

ROLE

We currently require a Teaching Assistant to join our books to undertake a full-time supply booking in a school in the South Liverpool area. The job will be term-time only, and is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed department. The role will involve supporting learners with their educational and on occasion personal needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Supporting learners who have severe learning difficulties.

- Supporting the Class Teacher.

- Providing both academic support and personal care.

- Supporting pupils with Autism and Downs Syndrome

BENEFITS

Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:

- A dedicated, professional and friendly consultant and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility

- Competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)

- Commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding

- Being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like 'Candidate of the Term'

- 'Recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300

REQUIREMENTS

As the successful SEN Teaching Assistant candidate you will have:

- Experience of working with young people who have severe learning difficulties.

- A knowledge of the EYFS framework.

- A strong work ethic and a professional attitude.

- Experience working with Makaton or PECs

ABOUT US

Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN, and we now also have a dedicated section looking after School Support roles such as Technicians, Administration and Finance.

WHAT NEXT?

We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks. If you are suitable, an interview would be offered immediately and you could start work in the new academic year.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Kimberley.love via email Kimberley.love@randstadeducation.co.uk or telephone 0151 255 1666 at the Liverpool branch of Randstad Education.

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Newly Qualified Clinical Psychologist - CBT C&YP

National Health Service

Liverpool, NW
5 days ago
Liverpool, NW
£39k - £41k Per Year
5 days ago
£39k - £41k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-LIVERPOOL,

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£39,000 - £41,000

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


NEWLY QUALIFIED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST - CYP CBT

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Part Time and Full Time (minimum of 22.5 hours per week), Permanent

LOCATION: Home based

SALARY:£39,000 - £41,000 FTE

ABOUT US

Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home. By blending the best of technology, design, specialised clinical expertise and a personal human connection, Healios is transforming the experience of how care is accessed and received to help patients and families lead a better quality of life.

We are a workplace that knows our people are our most important asset. We are committed to making Healios a place where employees can be themselves, do their best work, and thrive. We’re a culture of innovators and achievers and we’re happiest when we’re creating the future. We are an organisation that empowers our exceptional talent to make a real difference not only in reshaping how mental health and neurodevelopment services are delivered across the UK, but also in the lives of those individuals and families who need our support.

THE CHALLENGE

Healios clinicians have a central and vital role within the company, delivering a range of evidence-based psychological therapy programmes and assessments to individuals and families affected by mental health difficulties through our interactive online clinical platform.

With high quality clinical supervision and training, clinicians tailor their work with allocated clients by identifying and agreeing specific needs and goals, delivering relevant information, and supporting the development and integration of new skills and strategies to maximise individual and family well-being. Collaboration, flexibility and empowerment are essential elements of the work.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU

  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO HEALIOS

  • Real passion for supporting people to improve their lives
  • A desire to become part of a collaborative environment, sharing knowledge and learning for the benefit of all
  • A curious mind-set that underpins your continuous drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes
  • Professional qualification as a newly qualified clinical psychologist with sufficient placement experience delivering CBT
  • Evidence that your clinical psychology training course is accreditable for CBT with the BABCP
  • Demonstrable experience of working in front-line children and young people or adult mental health services across a range of mental illnesses
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carer and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS
  • Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere. In order to meet our clients’ needs this role requires evening and/or weekend work
  • A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children
  • A can-do, open attitude demonstrating agility, breadth of thinking and a desire to work as part of a successful team
  • A passion to deliver a service that goes above and beyond
  • Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results
  • Values aligned to the Healios values, philosophy and mission of delivering exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere

GREAT TO HAVE

  • Experience of working with families
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place to demonstrate clinical outcomes
  • Experience of delivering therapy online
  • Excellent computer skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Flexible, home based role where you can practice from the comfort of your own home or office
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days) plus a day off for your birthday
  • Option to purchase additional leave of up to 2 weeks
  • Enhanced Maternity package – which includes an additional benefit of a 3 months phased return to work paid at full salary
  • Laptop
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities to work on exciting and transformative innovations
  • CPD courses and ongoing training
  • Company away days


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Clinical Psychologist - CBT C&YP

National Health Service

Liverpool, NW
5 days ago
Liverpool, NW
£39k - £44k Per Year
5 days ago
£39k - £44k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-LIVERPOOL.

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£39,000 - £44,000

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST - CYP CBT

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Part Time and Full Time (minimum of 22.5 hours per week), Permanent

LOCATION: Home based

SALARY:£39,000 - £44,000 FTE

ABOUT US

Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home. By blending the best of technology, design, specialised clinical expertise and a personal human connection, Healios is transforming the experience of how care is accessed and received to help patients and families lead a better quality of life.

We are a workplace that knows our people are our most important asset. We are committed to making Healios a place where employees can be themselves, do their best work, and thrive. We’re a culture of innovators and achievers and we’re happiest when we’re creating the future. We are an organisation that empowers our exceptional talent to make a real difference not only in reshaping how mental health and neurodevelopment services are delivered across the UK, but also in the lives of those individuals and families who need our support.

THE CHALLENGE

Healios clinicians have a central and vital role within the company, delivering a range of evidence-based psychological therapy programmes and assessments to individuals and families affected by mental health difficulties through our interactive online clinical platform.

With high quality clinical supervision and training, clinicians tailor their work with allocated clients by identifying and agreeing specific needs and goals, delivering relevant information, and supporting the development and integration of new skills and strategies to maximise individual and family well-being. Collaboration, flexibility and empowerment are essential elements of the work.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU

  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO HEALIOS

  • Real passion for supporting people to improve their lives
  • A desire to become part of a collaborative environment, sharing knowledge, learning and ideas for the benefit of all
  • A curious mind-set that underpins your continuous drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes
  • Doctoral level or equivalent professional qualification as clinical or counselling psychologist. This course must be accreditable for CBT with the BABCP
  • BABCP (provisional/full) or evidence of working towards accreditation (hours/supervision)
  • Demonstrable experience of working in front-line children and young people or adult mental health services across a range of mental health difficulties.
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carer and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS
  • An interest in developing your skills and experience in supervision
  • Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere. In order to meet our clients’ needs this role requires evening and/or weekend work
  • A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children
  • A can-do, open attitude demonstrating agility, breadth of thinking and a desire to work as part of a successful team
  • A passion to deliver a service that goes above and beyond
  • Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results
  • Values aligned to the Healios values, philosophy and mission of delivering exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere

GREAT TO HAVE

  • Experience of working with families
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place to demonstrate clinical outcomes
  • Experience of delivering clinical supervision
  • Experience of delivering therapy online
  • Excellent computer skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Flexible, home based role where you can practice from the comfort of your own home or office
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days) plus a day off for your birthday
  • Option to purchase additional leave of up to 2 weeks
  • Enhanced Maternity package – which includes an additional benefit of a 3 months phased return to work paid at full salary
  • Laptop
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities to work on exciting and transformative innovations
  • CPD courses and ongoing training
  • Company away days


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Learning Support Assistant

Randstad Education

Liverpool, NW
6 days ago
Liverpool, NW
£60 - £75 Per Day
6 days ago
£60 - £75 Per Day

Are you looking to take on a rewarding role that will make an incredible impact to the lives of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities?


Randstad Education currently works alongside schools in the Knowsley areas. We seek to recruit passionate Learning Support Assistants to work alongside children and young people with a multitude of Special Needs for the next academic year, starting in March 2021.


We can offer this role to work initially on a contract basis, however there is scope for this position to move to permanent for the right candidate.


The role
Working as a Learning Support Assistant, you will be supporting children across all Key Stages, accompanied by a Teacher and other Support Assistants. You will be working with children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs; MLD, PMLD, SLD, Autism, ADHD, Downs Syndrome and Physical Disabilities

The person

  • The successful candidate must have experience with some of the following:
  • Experience working with people with SEN/Disabilities
  • Confidence supporting children and young people with different types of Special Educational Needs
  • Previous experience as a Care/Support Worker would be beneficial but not essential

The Perks!

  • Highly dedicated consultant with an honest, positive and trustworthy approach that matches you to the right school
  • 24hr on-call facility
  • Very competitive rates of pay with no hidden deductions
  • A refer a friend scheme of £300

With Randstad there are many CPD opportunities - including the opportunity to become Team Teach Trained!

About us


Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN.
What next? We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks.
To discuss this role or others we may have in store for you in more detail, please contact Neil at the Liverpool branch. If you are interested in this position, please don't hesitate and apply today!

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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education

Knowsley, NW
2 days ago
Knowsley, NW
2 days ago

Do you have a genuine passion for education, learning & 'making a difference'?
Do you have experience supporting children with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)? Are you looking for an opportunity to join an inspiring SEN school working as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant?

We are actively looking to recruit a SEN Teaching Assistant with experience of working with students with PMLD in an outstanding SEN school based in Knowsley. Applicants MUST have experience in supporting children with PMLD.

The School

The SEN school believe that learning is a life-long journey and they aim to inspire and support our children and young people to achieve their full potential. The curriculum on offer is tailored to the individual needs of the young person. The School provides a vibrant, fun and inclusive educational and therapeutic community where all members, students, their families and staff, are continuously learning together. Would you love the opportunity to be part of this inclusive school?

The Perks

  • Access to Randstad benefits i.e. cinema, holiday vouchers, high street discounts and many more
  • A consultant to support you along the way
  • Weekly pay via PAYE
  • Opportunity to work ad hoc or full time

Responsibilities

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • KS3 & KS4 focused (aged 11-18yrs)
  • Experience in supporting SEN students with PMLD

Traits

  • Ideally suited to a confident, dedicated and hardworking individual
  • Experienced TA
  • TA Qualifications desirable
  • Team player required - someone able to work in a team of teaching assistants


If this is what you are looking for then contact us today. Call Neil at our Liverpool Branch or send your CV to book your local registration.

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Customer Care Assistant Queens Drive Full Time

McDonalds Corporation

Liverpool
13 days ago
Liverpool
13 days ago

Position Description

As a Customer Care Assistant, think of yourself as the face of your restaurant. In a nutshell, you'll deal with customers and make sure everything runs as it should in the customer areas. Activities include making children feel welcome, handing out balloons, looking after customers' specific needs, keeping high standards of cleanliness in the dining area and toilets and helping to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It's your responsibility to establish and maintain positive communication with customers at all times and to keep the manager informed about customer satisfaction.
You may also take part in the planning and implementation of children's parties, coffee mornings, children's competitions and other special events organised by your restaurant.
A franchised restaurant is a restaurant operated by a local business person trading under the McDonald's name. Currently over 80% of our restaurants in the UK are franchised but from a customer point of view there's no difference.

Position Requirements

Quite simply, you'll be working in our fast moving, high energy environment and we’re looking for a genuine smile plus an ability to connect with customers and make them feel valued.

Position Attributes

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Delivery Person Switch Island

McDonalds Corporation

Liverpool
18 days ago
Liverpool
18 days ago

Position Description

Join us and you'll become part of a crew, or a team, that works together to provide the best customer experience. If you've visited one of our restaurants before, youve probably got some idea of what's involved in maintaining a restaurant. But you might not realise the variety and scope of the role. Specific responsibilities will be accepting and putting away our deliveries of stock. Rotation of stock, maintaining the cleanliness of the store room, freezer and chiller. The job may also include outside maintenance and small repairs

This position is for delivery person is between the hours of 4.30am-11.30am also being flexible on the times if delivery times were to change.

 

Position Requirements

Quite simply, you'll be working in our fast moving, high energy environment and you'll be required to assist the restaurant management team in operating the store efficiently by maintaining the back up areas and taking receipt of our deliveries. You'll need to work with external contractors to make sure these are carried out with minimal disruption to customers.


Position Attributes

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Principal Psychologist - Remote Lead

National Health Service

Liverpool, NW
2 days ago
Liverpool, NW
£52k - £62k Per Year
2 days ago
£52k - £62k Per Year

Job Reference: J210-HERTS68E

Employer:
Connect Health
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£52,000 - £62,000

Principal Psychologist (Remote Working)

Part Time

£52,000 - £62,000

Location:Remote working attached to one of our services (We have adapted our service to enable the continued provision of psychological therapies via video platforms and telephone working).

About the role


This is an exciting opportunity to be the lead psychological therapist within an interdisciplinary pain team. You will provide leadership, line management and supervision to other psychological therapists within the service. In addition, you will provide specialist psychological assessments, formulations and interventions as part of an interdisciplinary pain team, to individuals, groups and via ehealth.

You will use your knowledge, experience and brilliant skills to provide advice and consultation on psychological aspects of pain management to other health professionals and to advance students and colleagues knowledge and practice of psychological theories and principles. You will proactively develop and promote a positive and dynamic image and culture and will be key in fostering productive relationships with key stakeholders such as IAPT service providers, patients and the public.

You will be a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist and will have experience of working within a physical health setting delivering individual and group interventions, You will have good knowledge of the current evidence base in relation to psychological approaches to pain management. We are particularly keen to recruit an enthusiastic and high calibre candidate with expertise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

It is an exciting time to be joining Connect Health pain services, as we continue to grow and develop our interdisciplinary pain services across the UK. Connect Health are delivering the Flippin’ Pain™ public health campaign and were highly rated by the NHS Change Challenge panel for their ehealth pain innovations in response to COVID-19. Connect Health have a Pain Special Interest Group, a National Lead for Pain and are currently embarking on a transformational programme called Everest.

Our service in Herts Valley

Our Herts Valley service is a fully integrated MSK service that provides a single-point of access for NHS patients enabling a seamless and efficient patient journey. As part of our integrated community pathway we deliver community Physiotherapy, Pain, Podiatry, Rheumatology, Hands, CATS and Postural Stability. You will be part of a large, dynamic multidisciplinary team which includes MSK Physiotherapists, Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists, GPs with special interest in Pain and Rheumatology, Consultant Rheumatologists, Psychologists, Hand therapists and Rehabilitation Therapists. The integrated service design allows clinicians to work together to deliver seamless and evidence-based care for patients and enables inter-disciplinary learning.

We deliver our services out of a number of different hub site clinics and GP practices across Herts Valley localities. This encompasses Dacorum, Hertsmere, Watford and Three Rivers and St Albans and Harpenden. There is the expectation that you will be flexible to the needs of the service and you may be based out of a couple of different locations within your working week.
We also operate out of a number of community gym settings in the locality and can provide bespoke and supervised rehab programmes within a fully equipped gym environment, allowing patients to transition seamlessly on discharge.

For more information about the services we deliver and the locations we operate out of in Herts Valleys, please see our website hertsvalleys.connecthealth.co.uk

About Connect

Connect Health is the largest, independent provider of integrated community MSK (musculoskeletal) and physiotherapy services in the UK (including orthopaedics, pain, rheumatology, and occupational health) serving over 350k NHS patients per year across 20+ CCGs and 100+ businesses.

Benefits of working for Connect

  • up to 30 days’ holiday (plus public holidays)
  • option to buy additional annual leave
  • an additional day off for your birthday
  • online discounts portal
  • employer pension contributions
  • salary sacrifice schemes
  • an employee assistance programme
  • performance related pay rewards
  • team building/away days
  • reimbursement of HCPC and CSP membership fees for clinicians
  • protected in-service training and development workshops
  • 5% blocked time (pro rata) for ongoing development (e.g. learning and supervision)
  • access to the Connect Health Academy (education, learning and resources)

“Best thing about Connect - for me it’s the opportunity to develop”


Job Type

Full Time

Posted

Today

Description

Consultant Community Paediatrician

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

The closing date is 22 March 2021

Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Community Paediatrician at Wirral University Teaching Hospital (WUTH). The post offers an opportunity to lead further developments of the existing multiagency pathways for the management of ASD. There will be some flexibility within the existing service to accommodate a different role/responsibility including Safeguarding roles, should this be necessary. The post is full time, but we would also consider part-time or job-share applicants.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint a colleague who will be part of an enthusiastic and friendly team, developing and enhancing our integrated service for the benefit of children and families in Wirrals geographically well-defined district.

All Community Paediatricians contribute to the daytime (9 5) Child Protection Rota (1 in 6 weekly rotation).

About us

Wirral University Teaching Hospital serves a population of 40,000. It is one of the biggest and busiest acute NHS trusts on the North West, employing more than 6,000 staff.

Our aim is to deliver the highest quality care for every patient. As a teaching hospital we are renowned as a leader in the region for high quality education and training for a wide range of staff including doctors, nurses and other clinicians.

We are proud of our teaching hospital status and we work closely with the University of Liverpool, University of Chester and Liverpool John Moores University to ensure staff and services reflect the very best clinical practice available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Recruitment Briefing, Job Description, and Person Specification for more information regarding this position.

Person Specification

Academic

Essential

  • Participation in research or clinical audit
  • Participation in departmental teaching

Desirable

  • Formal research training; demonstrated ability to design a research or audit project
  • Formal training in teaching methods; demonstrated ability in teaching/training

Skills

Essential

  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • The ability to assess, diagnose and manage developmental difficulties in babies , children and young people including those with special and complex care needs

Desirable

  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and make decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, e.g. report writing, thesis

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of normal child development and communication
  • Knowledge of developmental and complex special needs particularly in relation to Looked After Children
  • Have substantial knowledge of medico-legal issues relating to looked after children and the law applying to children in the court process

Wide experience in general pae

Essential

  • Wide experience in general paediatrics with specialist knowledge of community child health (CCH).

Desirable

  • Have substantial clinical experience of the health needs of childen looked after and ideally should have experience of working as a medical adviser to an adoption and/or foster panel

MBBS / MBCHB

Essential

  • MBBS / MBCHB
  • MRCPCH
  • Full GMC Registration
  • On the GMC specialist register in Community Child Health or within 6 months of CCT (the applicant must supply a letter from the Regional Advisor to confirm this)

Desirable

  • MSc or further qualification in Community Child Health

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Arrowe Park Hospital

Wirral

CH49 5PE


Employer's website

https://www.wuth.nhs.uk