Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust is responsible for providing mental health services for people of all ages across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey, as well as providing some specialist services across the whole of North London and beyond. Since January 2011, the Trust also provides adult and children’s community health services in Enfield, following the transfer of Enfield Community Services from NHS Enfield.
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Enfield Community Service Division part of Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust is seeking to appointment several permanent posts across our Community Paediatrician Service and specific designated statutory roles.
These posts has arisen following the Community Paediatrics Service for Enfield transferred from the Royal Free Hospital to Barnet and Enfield Mental Health Trust (BEH), Enfield Community Service Division on 1st October 2020. The Trust is now in position to take future an ambitious recruitment strategy to progress substantively to recruit Paediatricians or equivalent status.
There are great opportunities for applicants to have tailored programmed activities across either designated statutory roles or Community Paediatrician clinics within the available number of sessions recruiting. We are looking for applicants that can support our development and aspiration to strengthening community Paediatrician and future integration across Children and Young People’s Health Services.
BEH is planning to create a fully equipped Community Child Development Service hub from 0-19 years at St Michael’s Hospital, Gater Drive where the majority of clinics will take place, supported by an administration team on the same site.
Professional responsibility in a statutory role
The 2002 Department of Health guidance Promoting the health of looked after children (revised in 2008) recommends that all provider trusts should have a doctor with strategic responsibility, who is fully registered with the GMC and has had an enhanced CRB check.
The designated doctor for looked after children should be an advocate for all looked after children. Hold consultant status or equivalent, in a health provider organisation. The applicant is required to have undergone higher professional training in paediatrics or can demonstrate appropriate competencies. They should have relevant experience in the clinical management of children including those with neuro-developmental, emotional, behavioural and attachment difficulties, child protection, and adult health issues pertinent to parenting.
It is essential that the applicant has substantial clinical experience of the health needs of looked after children and ideally should have experience of working as a medical adviser to an adoption and/or fostering agency.
They should have comprehensive knowledge of medico-legal issues relating to looked after children and the law applying to children in the court process.
Good negotiating and leadership skills and experience of multi-agency working at local and regional level are essential
Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.
BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions.
We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.
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Adoption & Fostering- looked after children role includes the designated looked after children and medical advisor to the local adoption fostering panel.
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.
Dr Mo Abedi, Clinical Director, Enfield Community Services Division (ECS)
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