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  • Advert number: 307376-0
  • Posted Date: 12/07/12
  • Closing Date: 27/07/12

Public Health Wales NHS Trust

Designated Doctor Safeguarding Children/Consultant Paediatrician

Safeguarding Children Service
Remunerated at an appropriate level according to experience

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Designated Doctor/ Consultant Paediatrician to join our National Safeguarding Children Service.

The Safeguarding Children Service is an independent service delivered by designated professionals, providing the professional and strategic lead across NHS Wales in keeping children and young people safe. This is achieved through the provision of independent expert support to a range of stakeholders including Welsh Government, Local Safeguarding Children Boards, Health Inspectorate Wales and Children’s Commissioner for Wales as well as to Health Boards, Trusts and private health organisations. The Safeguarding Children Service is managed within Public Health Wales. A Designated Doctor is currently the service lead, reporting to the Executive Director of Public Health Services.

You will be expected to deliver two main roles: 1. Designated Doctor working within the National Safeguarding Children Service (6 sessions), managerially accountable to the Service Lead, Safeguarding Children Service.

2. Consultant Paediatrician undertaking clinical sessions within Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (4 sessions), managerially accountable to the Clinical Director of Child Health, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

You will be professionally accountable to Public Health Wales and will hold an honorary contract with the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Applicants would normally be expected to be a member of RCPCH/RCP or equivalent bodies.

Consideration will be given to both full-time and part-time applicants.

Further information is available from the Human Resources Division, Velindre NHS Trust Headquarters, 2 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QZ, telephone 029 2061 5888.

Informal visits are encouraged and should be arranged through the relevant Directors of Public Health.

To apply please visit and search via job reference number 028-MD005-0612.

Closing date: 27th July 2012.

Public Health Wales NHS Trust is committed to working towards equal opportunities. All employees and job applicants shall be afforded equal opportunities in employment, irrespective of their age, gender, marital status, race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, colour or disability. Public Health Wales NHS Trust operates a no smoking policy.