An exciting opportunity for a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join the a Generic & Neurodevelopmental Community CAMHS Service based in London.
You will be working as part of an established Generic Outpatient CAMHS team contributing to the provision of a specialist and multi-disciplinary community based Child and Adolescent Mental Health service.
This role will involve working closely with schools, the local authority and GPs.
This community CAMHS team is supportive and welcoming, meaning that it is a great place for psychiatrists newly appointed to the NHS.
The Generic / Neurodevelopmental Team provides a comprehensive range of assessment and therapeutic interventions, and consultation to professionals dealing with children, young people and families with emotional and behavioural difficulties, as well as providing assessment and treatment for Autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions.
In the Generic/ NDS team the work may include initiating and following up patients on medication, diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, assessment and managing Autism Spectrum Disorders with co-morbid mental health problems; treating mood/ anxiety disorders and tic disorders, as well as a consultation role in complex cases involving multi-agency liaison including safeguarding.
The service is well staffed, including Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Clinical / Counselling Psychologists, Child Psychotherapists, Family Therapists, CAMHS Practitioners and Mental Health Nurses.
The Trust is a member of UCL Partners Academic Health Sciences Consortium. And has close links with a number of local academic institutions and has been involved in a research projects.
- broad experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This is a great opportunity or experienced overseas psychiatrists to work in a friendly and supportive child and adolescent psychiatry department in London.