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Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist - Inpatient

£79,000 - £108,000

Job Description

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join an established and experienced multidisciplinary team CAMHS Inpatient Team in London. Applications from Specialty Doctors & Consultants with experience in Child Psychiatry are welcomed! 

This vacancy is based in an established Adolescent Psychiatry ward which is a 16 bedded, Tier 4 Adolescent inpatient Unit within the London Sector. The Unit has undergone a CQC inspection in September 2017, and received a good rating in all domains.

The team has recently received the QNIC accreditation and the multidisciplinary staffing compliment meets QNIC standards. 

Recently benefiting from redecoration of the ward and outdoors area, the physical environment of the service is a great place to work. 

The post if suitable for overseas psychiatrists, including candidates who are pursuing CESR.

WHAT IS THIS NHS MENTAL HEALTH TRUST LIKE? 
The NHS Trust is performing at a good level across all community and inpatient services, it provides integrated mental health services in London and also provides community health services in the catchment area.

They are a large provider of integrated mental health services, employing 3,359 staff with an annual income of £237 million. The trust serves a population of 1.2 million and operates services from five main inpatient sites and a further 25 sites in the community. Specialist services include regional forensic, eating disorders and adolescent inpatient services and a national stalking service.

Since 2011, the Trust has provided general community health services in the London Borough to adults and children to meet the physical healthcare needs of people in the community.

In 2014 they were awarded 'University Affiliated’ status, which facilitates stronger working relations, including the opportunity for experienced academics and experienced clinicians within the Trust to coproduce mental health education and research projects which meet the needs of local people. This agreement enhances the current partnership between the two organisations, demonstrating a strong commitment to education, research and development.

WHAT IS THE INPATIENT WARD & TEAM LIKE? 
The Centre is managed by the Mental Health NHS Trust within its Specialist Service Line which also includes their London Forensic Service, Eating Disorder Service and Substance Misuse Services. They work very closely with local community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Adolescent CAMHS teams across the three boroughs and the Paediatric Liaison teams within the London Sector.

The service provides an inpatient service for adolescents with major mental health problems referred by CAMHS Tier 3/3.5 Services (usually by a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist). Moving towards the NCEL Partnership the referrals will be taken from the partnership area, moving from national commissioning.The age range of referrals taken is of young people from their 13th birthday to their 18th birthday.

The post holder will hold Clinical responsibility for 8-9 young people which will be decided on discussions with the consultant colleague in the unit.

WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN NORTH LONDON FOR PSYCHIATRISTS? 
This great world city is far more than just the capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. London is bustling, vibrant, multicultural and cosmopolitan. London is both old and new, a place where traditional pubs rub shoulders with the newest cocktail bars. Its most ancient castle is right next door to its newest skyscrapers.

London's energy, as 8.6 million people go about their everyday lives, is tangible in every journey on the Underground, every stroll through a market and every walk along the banks of the River Thames. From the royal parks to the theatre stage, London really does have it all.

Working as a psychiatrist in London brings a range of exciting prospects. You will have the opportunity to work in some of the best mental health trusts in the UK, who will offer you the opportunity to constantly grow your medical and scientific knowledge and skills. In London you will have the opportunity to work in a wide range of settings, and as you progress through your career, you will have more opportunity to shape the way you work; you can develop research, work part time or full time and can combine your career with a wide range of other interests.

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT THIS NHS TRUST?
With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, RCPsych exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD. 

Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Board Certified Specialist in Psychiatry

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • MRCPsych

  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT

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