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Specialty Doctor - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

£41,158 - £76,751

Job Description

An opportunity for an experienced Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join a dedicated and passionate NHS community CAMHS team in the North West of England. 

This full time post based within Tier 3 Generic CAMHS and ideal for experienced child & adolescent psychiatrists from the UK and overseas. 

WHAT IS THE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST LIKE? 
At the Trust, they are proud of their traditions around research, education and development of the Medical Workforce. They have within their Medical workforce, the RCPsych CESR Evaluator of the year, the RCPsych NW Trainer of the Year and the RCPsych Researcher of the Year!

They have an extremely active education/teaching programme which our Consultants enjoy supporting.

The Trust specialises in secure, inpatient and community mental health services. The NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,500 members of staff across more than 420 sites, working with a multitude of partners to provide health & wellbeing services. The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality care, in the right place, at the right time, every time.

WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The Tier 3 CAMHS team is one of the 7 CAMH Services within this NHS Trust. There are good links with primary care, Children's Services, local schools and the Paediatricians at the nearby University Hospitals. 

The post is within the tier 3 CAMHS team, which provided generic & outpatient CAMHS. The post holder will be involved in assessing, diagnosing and treating children and young people presenting with a range of mental health difficulties up to the age of 18 years.


WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE REGION?
The trust operates in an area that includes the Lake District National Park with World Heritage Centre status. It provides opportunities for living in beautiful places and accessing a wide range of outdoor pursuits.

State and private schools have excellent reputations with a number of secondary and primary schools having outstanding Ofsted reports, being ranked as some of the highest in the country. Housing is affordable with many areas being significantly more competitive than the rest of the UK.

The Lake District, one of the most beautiful regions of the UK, is located in the heart of Cumbria, a predominantly rural county in the far north west of England.

World famous for its beautiful lakes and mountainous fells, carved out long ago by glaciers, the Lake District today is a playground for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.


WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT THE 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. 

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?

EEA Candidates: 
  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 
Non-EEA Candidates: 
  • MRCPsych
UK based applicants 
  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 

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