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Specialist Community Paediatrics

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£83,945 to £95,275 a year
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Are you a community paediatrician looking to join a dynamic and evolving community paediatric service? We invite you to apply for our Specialist post in community paediatrics. This post would be to support neuro developmental diagnostic assessment for children and young people.

Full Registration with the GMC is essential.

Main duties of the job

  • This is a Trust Specialist post in Community Paediatrics, with an interest in Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics.
  • The post-holder will work within the multi-disciplinary of community paediatric team . and will have the opportunity to contribute to important health assessments for children undergoing Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment, or assessments of Looked After Children.
  • There are additional possibilities for developing interests such as in Medical Education, in a link with the Brighton University Medical School.

There is flexibility and real opportunity within the team for a candidate to develop specialist interests in a variety of clinical areas such as neurodisability, education, sleep, audiology, looked after children and/or leadership roles such as the Named Doctor for Safeguarding or for Looked After Children,

About us

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available from only �30 a year.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Recognised medical qualification
  • Higher Diploma (Fellowship or Membership) of specialty college.


  • Other higher degree or diploma



  • Full registration with GMC

Training and Experience


  • Has Paediatric experience including 2 years of Community Paediatrics or Neuro-disability in the UK.
  • Experience relevant to the specified neurodevelopmental and LAC work.
  • Level 3 Safeguarding training to have been completed


  • Training in ASD tool eg ADI, ADOS
  • Able to work in multidisciplinary manner

Administration and Management


  • Knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance and Appraisal.
  • Understanding of management skills and budgetary awareness


  • Management course and/or qualification

Audit & Research Publications


  • Demonstration of completed audit projects


  • Evidence of clinical research culminating in publications



  • Experience of undergraduate and post graduate teaching

Personal skills and Personal Attributes


  • Effective communicator, team player
  • Self motivated to be able to develop their specialty
  • Ability to adapt to changing roles and clinical practice
  • Flexible, able to cover colleagues
  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the post
  • Professional attitude towards work


  • Familiarity with information technology

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Cross Site


BN21 2UD

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