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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child & Adolescent (CESR supported)

51,000  - 131,964
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Job Description

An excellent job opportunity for either experienced Specialist grade (Associate Specialists) or Consultants in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry that continuously provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester. The Trust's vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in their communities and their staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use their services. They are really proud of their people, and continue to do everything they can to make sure that they are a great place to work.

The post is suitable for candidates holding specialisation in the EEA, or for experienced IMGs looking to complete CESR.


The NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million and their vision is a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in their communities. The Trust has more than 3,600 dedicated and skilled staff deliver care from 88 different locations in six boroughs. The Trust's mental health teams provide care and treatment for people with mild to moderate conditions such as depression, anxiety or dementia, or more serious mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. They run "Healthy Minds" (psychological therapies), drug and alcohol services, psychiatric intensive care, rehabilitation services, military veterans' services and many more.

The Trust's learning disability services are for people with a moderate to profound level of learning disability, such as those with downs syndrome. The Trust has an updated strategy (2022-2025) that confirms their commitment to being a specialist mental health, learning disability and autism provider, while recognising the impact of the pandemic and the changes within the health and social care system. 


The Team, just like everyone else, believe that young people are the future, and that everyone should help make a better life for them. The department is transforming their children and young people’s mental health services across Greater Manchester and looking for people to join their fantastic team. They have lots of jobs available from assistant mental health practitioners, staff nurses, senior mental health practitioners, psychotherapists and psychologists.

The service is a 12 bedded unit, and helps children and young people up to the age of 16 years, and provide assessments, intervention and support to their families/carers. The CAMHS inpatient services operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and accept emergency, planned and out of hours admissions. The CAMHS Inpatient services also provides Tier 4 consultation, and advice to other professionals and the successful candidate will take a lead in providing their clinical expertise. The also provide consultation, advice and training to other agencies and accept referrals from a wide range of professionals.

The post holder is expected to take clinical responsibility for all 12 young people who are inpatient on the unit, & manage a caseload of clients who are receiving direct high intensity input. To adhere to the policies & procedures in support of the caseload, maintaining appropriate clinical records, confidentiality & admin. 


Bury is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Irwell. It has 187,474 with 42,557 aged below 18 years. It lies 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east of Bolton, 5.9 miles (9.5 km) west-southwest of Rochdale and 7.9 miles (12.7 km) north-northwest of Manchester. Historically part of Lancashire, Bury emerged in the Industrial Revolution as a mill town manufacturing textiles. Bury is known for its open-air Bury Market and the traditional local dish, black pudding. The Manchester Metrolink tram system terminates in the town. Bury is a relatively affluent town compared to neighbouring towns like Rochdale & Oldham, with lower rates of deprivation.


The combination of clinical practice and first-class academic connections means that medical professionals have a wide range of opportunities to develop their careers and achieve their aspirations. You will have access to leadership, teaching, educational and research opportunities for Continued Professional Develop (CPD).

If you are a new consultant you will receive mentoring and support from medical leads as well as access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-caliber Consultants. 

EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board Certified Specialist in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • MRCEM (UK) (essential)
  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Specialist training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

This is a great opportunity for any experienced Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists working towards CESR or specialist registration in the UK, whilst working as a specialty doctor in the NHS. 

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