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Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

£82,096 - £110,683

Job Description

Opportunity for experienced Child & Adolescent specialist psychiatrists to join the NHS in one of the largest NHS healthcare Trusts in the UK. Rated outstanding by the CQC and winner of the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year - this is a fantastic NHS Trust to grow your career. Applications are open to experienced consultant psychiatrists in Community Child Psychiatry, including overseas IMG applicants. CESR is supported. 

Working in a CQC ‘Outstanding’ rated Mental Health and Learning Disability Trust, you will make a difference in changing people’s lives across the North East of England.

WHAT IS THE NHS TRUST LIKE? 
This NHS Trust provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. As an organisation they are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects both the local community and IMG community of psychiatrists. They are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
You will work with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, receive superb training and development opportunities with excellent staff benefits.

You will receive: 
  • A flexible approach to job planning to ensure work-life balance.
  • Dedicated and protected SPA time.
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and study leave arrangements.
  • Relocation package available
  • Focus on staff health and wellbeing
  • A Global Digital Exemplar for Mental Health.

WHAT IS THE COMMUNITY OLD AGE PSYCHIATRY TEAM LIKE?
The Children and Young People’s Service provides a single service to all children and young people aged 0-18 years living in the city, and surrounding area, who present with mental health difficulties. This includes children and young people who may be living in difficult and challenging circumstances.

Services for children and young people with a learning disability are provided through collaboration between the Children and Young People’s Services and Community Learning Disability Team.

Services for children and young people experiencing psychosis are provided through collaboration between Children and Young People’s Services and the Early Intervention in Psychosis Team.

The service is also able to provide:

  • Assessment, diagnosis and intervention on a range of mental health issues.
  • Intensive response and home-based treatment for those children and young people whose mental health is causing significant concern.
  • An intensive Eating Disorder Service to support children and young people on the eating disorder pathway who are at risk of an inpatient admission.
  • A comprehensive transition support package to those young people who are approaching their 18th birthday and may need continuing support as adults.
  • Training, consultation, support and advice to front line staff working in targeted services for children.

WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE AREA? 
With beautiful countryside and coastline just minutes away, plenty of stunningly restored and regenerated architectural gems, museums, art galleries, shops, sports venues, and restaurants to enjoy, it is no wonder that this North East City is seen as a very desirable city to move to.

The Trust is located in the North East of England and Cumbria which is an area of outstanding natural beauty, containing national parks, ancient heritage sites and major cities supported by excellent national and international transport links. The area is one of the best value regions for housing and offers an excellent standard of living with accomplished schools and Universities.

ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ROLE: 

Non-EEA: 

  • MRCPsych
  • Consultant Experience in General Adult or Liaison Psychiatry
EEA: 
  • Specialist certification in psychiatry 
  • Consultant Experience in General Adult or Liaison Psychiatry
UK based: 
  • Experience in General Adult or Liaison Psychiatry
  • Within 6 - 12 months from CESR

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