Child and Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
4 Oct 2023

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Applications are invited for Consultants in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to fill a 10 PA and a 8 PA post in the Derby City CAMHS Recovery Service. (for the 8PA post, it is envisaged the sessions would be worked over four-five days with flexible working negotiable). We would welcome LTFT applicants looking to job-share.

The post holders will be based at Temple House in Derby, a very pleasant base near the town centre with good parking.

The post holders will primarily be responsible for delivering a quality clinical service through direct work with patients, Consultation and liaison with other professionals in the team, MAT, Social Care, Education, General Practice, Public Health Nursing and Community Paediatrics.

Main duties of the job

The Consultant position will be integral to the multi-disciplinary team, providing medical and clinical leadership, working closely with other Consultants, Clinical Lead in the Team, and the Operational Team Manager to provide strategic development to the CAMHS service.

As part of the ongoing service transformation the service is now moving to a service pathway model that will enable children and young people to receive the right service, at the right time and place, in line with evidence-based practice.

Our service places high importance on providing high quality care and values clinical engagement in service development.

Our service particularly prides itself in providing excellent Consultant peer support. The post involve working closely within a multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

The Trust was rated Good in the 2019 CQC inspection with CAMHS currently rated as Outstanding.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 33 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 35 days after 7 years service in the grade
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • We have a variety of growing and vibrant staff networks, such as BAME, LGBTQ+, Wellness and Disability
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

From 11 November 2021, everyone working in care homes has to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by law to protect residents. As a provider of services to CQC registered care homes, we shall only employ you if you are fully vaccinated in roles that require you to work in a DHcFT-led core unit or care home setting (unless you are medically exempt). Mandatory vaccination will be part of your terms and conditions of employment (unless an exemption applies)

Person Specification



  • MRCPsych or equivalent.



  • Assessing and treating children and young people

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Temple House

Mill Hill Lane


DE23 6SA

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