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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Epsom, Surrey
£84,559 - £114,003 + £149 fringe
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Contract Type
Full Time
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Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor employer.
We offer a generous salary package worth up to£114,003per national termsplus fringe, on-call payments and anextra£25, 000on top of salarywhich include recruitment premia, relocation allowance professional development support and much more.

This opportunity is open to UK based and International candidates.

Our organisation

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey & North-East Hampshire. We deliver high quality care across our 140 services and we employ over 2,500 staff serving a population of 1.3 million. Our services are provided in community settings, hospitals, and residential homes.

Our mission and values “For a better life”
  • Treat people well
  • Create respectful places
  • Be Open, Honest, Accountable
  • Involve not ignore

Our services

We provide a comprehensive range of services including in the community and hospital settings: talking therapies, mental health servicesfor adults, children and adolescents, drug and alcohol, learning disability,eating disorder, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorderclinic, forensic and other mental health.

The Children And Young People's Service (CYPS)Eating DisorderTeam delivers a highly specialist intervention based on NICE Guidelines and current evidenced based practise to children and young people presenting with and eating disorder including primary mental health input. Additional supports come from CAMHS, HOPE Service, the Crisis Intervention Service and CYPS Crisis Line, which offers support to children, young people, families and carers over a 24/7 period. Occasionally Early intervention in Psychosis team which provides intervention for psychosis (covering people between the ages of 14 – 35 with emerging or apparent psychosis); and by the HOPE team for more intensive outpatient intervention (see below for more details). The SPA provides a single point of access for all eating disorders referrals. CYPS Crisis Line is a different service from the Crisis Intervention Service and offers support to children, young people, families, and carers over a 24/7 period.

About the role

The Eating Disorders Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist vacancy(10 PA's = 40 hours/week)is within the highly regarded CARE Accredited and nationally achieving, Surrey-wide Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Service. This is a highly attractive post and you will be joining our thriving, happy and well established multi-disciplinary team.

You will be required to be aware of the Access and Waiting Times Agenda for community Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Services across England and the intended New Care Models Agenda for Surrey, Sussex and Kent that will focus on the shortening of specialist tier 4 admissions.

You will be joining a robust clinical team including Nurses, Therapists, excellent Administrative support, Dietitians and Consultant Psychiatrists. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to enhance the established acute focus of the service and someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with a wide variety of clinicians who are very proud of the work that they do. Part of the role will include liaison with the 5 acute hospitals who may at times be caring for medically unstable young people.

There has been recent involvement in trials such as the Triangle Study and Shared Study and there would be opportunities (outside of contracted hours) to act as Principle Investigator on trials, supported by the R&D department.

About you

You will have:
  • A recognised basic Medical Degree and MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Full Medical Registration (GMC) with a Licence to Practice
  • Eligibility for inclusion on the GMC Specialist Register or CCT in appropriate specialty (or within 6 months at time of Interview/Assessment) or equivalent
  • Approved Clinician Status and approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills

Our offer
  • Salary: NHS Consultant Grade £84,559 - £114,003 + £149 fringe, + on-call payments
  • Relocation allowance: up to £8000 *subject to policy requirementsSponsorship for international candidates: up to £3199
  • Recruitment premia £15,000 over 3 years
  • Continuous Professional Development up to £2000/year *based on service needs
  • NHS Pension: employer’s contribution 14,38% from day one
  • Subsidised nursery places
  • Car Scheme: tax saving up to £6000
  • Nuffield Gym Membership
  • Generous annual leave and sick pay

Interview date: TBC

Start date: as soon as possible and can be negotiated

For further information and or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Dr Christina Barras

Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders

01483448020 (Tues & Wed) 01372206325(Thurs&Fri) or07825403578

Suzanne Cole- Service Manager on 01372 206325

Information regarding the recruitment process please contact

Shuile Syeda - Medical Recruitment Officer

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