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Specialty Doctor in Community Child Health and Neurodisability

41158 - 76751 GBP YEAR
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


Would you like the opportunity to work as a Speciality Doctor in Community Child Heath and Neurodisability with an enthusiastic,friendly, dynamic team who are open to change and innovation.There are many good reasons to choose to come and work with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) which is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. It has approximately 7,000 staff that provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas. These posts are based In Hillingdon which is an outer London Borough is having both comprehensive transport links to London and access to green belt land plus excellent schools.

The CDC team has had excellent feedback from our families such as that 100% of parents felt our staff within Hillingdon Child Development service are caring and compassionate, 100% of parents felt treated with dignity and respect by our staff and 95% of parents said that they were likely or extremely likely to recommend our service to friends and family

In the words of one of our parents: “Amazing team, amazing support, amazing!”

The successful candidates will work within a well-established team providing clinics in the child development centre, local special schools and at a local children’s center for children with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders. This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician to join an established and cohesive team of professionals which comprises 4 Consultants, 2 Speciality Doctors, a Specialist Registrar and Foundation Year 1 Doctor working in Community Paediatrics. Our team also includes Clinical Psychologists, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist and ASD Nurse Specialist.

Integrated MDT care is provided through co-location of integrated paediatric therapy services at the CDC.

There are excellent established partnership relationships with CAMHS, the local authority both social care and education services, wider Hillingdon Community Providers and the local acute provider. There are close working relationships with the Early Years education service with joint and multidisciplinary neurodevelopmental assessments.

We are working with service users and their families to ensure we develop our services to enhance pathways and are truly patient focused.

The Community Paediatricians provide comprehensive services for children and young people between 0-19 years who have a disability or significant additional health, social care or special educational needs.

The service is committed to excellence in child and family centred care and fully supports professional development. The appointee will take a full part in training, QI, audit and staff meetings.

The post is offered at ten Programmed Activities (10 PAs) with no on call commitments. For further information or to arrange a visit please contact:

Dr Chelvi Kukendra Clinical Lead for Community Child Health 01895 891203 Dr Sagar Dhanani, Clinical Director, HCS