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Consultant Paediatrician

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Permanent: Full time (Part time applicants welcome)
Full time - 40 hours per week
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High Point House
£84,559 - £114,003 Plus £2162 LW
Salary period
28/09/2021 23:59
Interview date



Consultant in Community Paediatrics  -  Designated Dr for Looked After Children

Base: High Point House, 135 Shooters Hill, London SE18 3SA

 Salary: £82,096- £110,683 (based on seniority) per annum plus £2,162  London Weighting

Hours Per Week: 40 (10 Programmed Activities)

Oxleas is a high performing Foundation Trust providing mental health and learning disability services across the London Boroughs of Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich as well as Forensic and Challenging Behaviour services for these boroughs plus Lewisham and North Southwark.  Oxleas also provides Community Adult and Paediatric Health Services for Bexley and Greenwich.


Oxleas would like to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for this permanent post of Consultant Community Paediatrician to join our friendly and forward-looking Community Paediatric team.  

 The Community Paediatric team includes 5 WTE Consultants, 1 WTE Locum Consultant, 4.0 WTE Specialty Grade (SAS) doctors, 0.4 WTE Clinical Psychologist, 1 WTE Specialty higher trainee. The service provides a wide range of community paediatric work, including complex Neurodisability and statutory services. The department actively supports continuing professional development of its staff – including any additional training needed to help achieve personal and professional goals. We have a strong commitment to patient safety and positive patient experience. Candidates who have other special interests will be encouraged to develop them and a job planning meeting will be offered with the lead consultant, within 3 months of taking up appointment.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities promoting diversity, developing supporting policies and operates a variety of flexible working arrangements.


You should be an enthusiastic and innovative clinician with the vision to develop new models of working in response to an increasing and changing community based demands. You should either be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of your expected CCT date at the time of interview.

Retention Incentive

We are offering a retention incentive in addition to the Consultant salary and London weighting. Because we want to recruit the very best team, we are offering external new starters a retention incentive of £5,000 when they start and commit to working with us for one year. Beyond that, a further £5,000 will be paid if a commitment is made to remain in post for a further two years. Any payment made will be on a pro rata basis for part time appointments.


For further enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Grace Pereira, Lead Consultant Community Paediatrician, telephone number 02039950419 or email or Victoria Lambert, Service Manager on 0208 320 9582 email


Interviews will take place on: 13th October 2021


If you do not hear anything within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Oxleas is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


We recognise our responsibility to ensure that safe working systems are in place for staff working with children, adults and families in their care.


Please note all communication will be via e-mail so please can you ensure that you regularly check your e-mails.  There is a possibility that if you have set filters on your incoming messages that this message could be delivered to your junk mail.  It would be helpful if you could enable your settings so that messages sent are directly received to your inbox.


Unfortunately the Trust will not be responsible for any correspondence which has not been received/read in light of the above.


The Trust is committed to equal opportunities promoting diversity, developing supporting policies and operates a variety of flexible working arrangements

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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 Grace Pereria
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Consultant Community Paediatrician
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