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Community Paediatrics
Band 7
18.75 per week
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Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Hackney Ark
£38,035 - £48,256 p.a. inc. pro rata
26/10/2017 23:59
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Designated Clinical Officer

Band 7

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.

The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.


Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.


Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.


This is an exciting new opportunity in Hackney to use your sound clinical management skills to support children, young people and their families through the health process of assessment and consideration for an Education, Health and Care plan.

You will act as a professional health resource for health professionals and liaise closely with the Hackney Learning Trust and local partners where appropriate when children have identified special educational needs and disabilities.(SEND)

Working with the Designated Medical Officer (DMO), you will also support the CCG to ensure that they meet their statutory responsibilities for children and young people with SEND.

The post holder will be supported by the DMO and have direct line management responsibility for a full time administrator to support the EHCP process. The post is available for 18.5 hours per week; Friday mornings are essential but there is some flexibility available for the other sessions. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team. Hackney is a very diverse borough, experience of working in a multi-cultural environment would be an advantage.

This post is part time 18.75 hours per week (0.5 wte).

Interviews will be held on Friday 17th November 2017

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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

Sally Shaw (Head of Hackney Ark): Ph: 02070147110 / Email:
Dr Jill Ellis (Consultant - Community Paediatrics): Ph: 020 7014 7110