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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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    Lisa Thomas

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    £99532 - £131964 per annum

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    Permanent - full time

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    about 1 month ago

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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

£99, 532 - £131, 964 per annum

Full time: 10 PA's per week

We are currently collaborating with an NHS Trust located in South West England, actively seeking experienced Psychiatrists to enhance their dedicated teams. As a prominent NHS community and mental health provider, the Trust is committed to delivering comprehensive care, focusing on both physical and mental well-being. Their services extend to providing specialized support for individuals dealing with dementia and learning disabilities.

The Trust comprises approximately 4,000 professionals, including doctors, nurses, therapists, administrators, and support staff. Their work is diverse, taking place in people's homes, community clinics, and various bases. Additionally, some team members operate from the Trust's 10 community hospitals, serving a population of over 500,000 residents in the region.

This is an opportunity to join a purpose built, state of the art adolescent unit. It's an inpatient service and it provides inpatient, day patient and intensive community services.

You will be joining a community CAMHS team.

Key responsibilities for the Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry role:

  • To manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed between medical colleagues and the Medical Director and in accordance with the Trust's personnel policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that junior medical staff working with the post holder operates within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of Patients.
  • The post holder will be expected to work with local managers and professional colleagues in ensuring the efficient running of services and share with medical colleagues in the medical contribution to management.
  • To participate in annual appraisal for consultants.

Minimum requirements for the Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry role is:

  • Full GMC registration
  • MRCPsych (desirable)
  • Section 12 (desirable)
  • Experience of assessing and treating young patients and families in acute & community psychiatric settings, and ability to offer expert opinion on a range of problems in child and adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty.
  • Inclusion (or eligibility for inclusion) on the Specialist Register or a Specialty
  • Trainee within 6 months of gaining CCT

What can they offer?

  • 32 days annual leave
  • Monthly CPD programme
  • Opportunity to develop further teaching of undergraduate medical students
  • Opportunity to join the countrywide consultant on call rota covering all specialties, General Adult, Complex Care & Dementia, Child & Adolescent, Learning Disability
  • Research opportunities
  • Certificate of Sponsorship available

Overseas consultant psychiatrists are welcome to apply.

If you're interested and would like the opportunity to join the team, please apply today!

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