Please note that BACCH Regional Coordinators no longer have an role in approving job descriptions. See RCPCH website for details (JD approval information in step 2)

Model job descriptions

Consultant Community Paediatrician (2019)
Specialty Doctor in Community Child Health (2013)
Medical Advisers in Adoption & Fostering (2008) 
(Updated version from CoramBAAF will be linked when available)

  • A JD for Designated Medical Officer (DMO) for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) in England can be found on the SEND Reforms page
  • A JD for Named Doctor for Child Protection is available on the RCPCH website

Job Planning

Recruiting paediatricians - RCPCH Advisory Appointments Committees (external link)
BACCH job planning guidance for consultant community paediatricians (2020)BACCH Job planning guidance for consultant paediatricians in combined postsAoMRC Advice on Supporting Professional Activities in consultant job planning (external link)

Please note that the combined posts guidance does not necessarily apply to Subspecialist Paediatric Neurodisability posts and you should consult the Neurodisability CSAC about such posts.

BACCH job planning guidance for consultant community paediatricians
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