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Named Doctor – Safeguarding


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Part time - 6 sessions per week
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To be confirmed on commencement
To be confirmed on commencement
£82,356 - £106,920 pa pro rata
Salary period
Today at 23:59
Interview date

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



We are seeking a highly motivated paediatric consultant or senior paediatrician with relevant training in child or adolescent health. This is an opportunity to join the well-established Safeguarding Children’s Team across North Wales. The primary role of the Named Doctor will be to support the organisation to meet their statutory duties as part of the Safeguarding Team in line with the All Wales Safeguarding Procedures and supporting legislation including the Children Act and Mental Capacity Act.

The successful candidate will take a strategic, professional lead on all aspects of the health service contribution to safeguarding children across the area, providing support to all providers and linking particularly with named child safeguarding health professionals, local authority children’s services, and local safeguarding partnerships to support the planning and strategy with regards to safeguarding children.  The post holder will also provide specialist advice on clinical governance and standards for named professionals for child protection.

The post is offered as 6 programmed activities (sessions) per week.  Opportunities to work flexibly and take on an additional sessions in general community paediatrics to support the general workload of the department in a clinical patient facing role will be considered favourably.  This could be agreed up to 10 sessions (1 wte).

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Hamilton Grantham
Job title
Community Paediatrician and Clinical Lead
Email address
Telephone number
03000 855484
Additional information


Michelle Denwood


Telephone: 01978 727539