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Consultant Community Paediatrician with an interest in Neurodisability

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Community Paediatrics
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 PA's
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Conquest Hospital with Cross site
St Leonards on Sea
£76,761.00-£103,490.00 per annum
01/03/2018 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


Are you a community paediatrician looking to join a dynamic and evolving community paediatric service? We invite you to apply for one of our new locum consultant posts in East Sussex. Both posts have the opportunities to develop expertise and interests through honorary contracts with partner organisations. There is also flexibility to discuss with applicants where the appointee would be based if travel distances are a consideration.

The posts have been created following work with our commissioners to expand and develop the department in an innovative and exciting way. Nationally the demand for developmental Paediatrics is increasing, and there has therefore been agreement to invest extra resource to meet the growing demand for the service. There is a well-established programme of CPD and peer review. Regional networks are well established.

Full Registration with the GMC is essential. ESHT is commissioned to provide Community Paediatrics and Child Health for East Sussex. ESHT has 2 acute sites in which the Community Paediatric Department is currently based; Eastbourne District General Hospital and Conquest Hospital, Hastings. Cross site working is encouraged dependent on special interest and service needs, and this is a Trust appointment. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Brighton. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.


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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 R Atkinson, Consultant Community Paediatrician on 01323 438223/438277

Dr J Somarib, Consultant Paediatrician in Neurodisability on 01323 438277/438223

If you have problems applying, contact

013230417400 ext 3825