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Locum Consultant in CAMHS- Home Treatment Team

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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This is a new Consultant post that has been developed to lead a newly developed NCL Wide Camhs Home Treatment Team. The role will be based in Barnet and will work across the NCL (Barnet, Enfield, Haringey, Camden and Islington).

It is anticipated that the post holder will lead on the development of the new NCL CAMHS Home Treatment Team and in the development of the clinical model.

As the Responsible Clinician, this role is integral to the HTT service, providing medical expertise towards the assessment, diagnosis and management of children and adolescents presenting in crisis with mental health problems who have been identified as requiring Tier 4 inpatient service who can be managed at home with intensive support.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will also provide support to clinical colleagues in deciding the most appropriate intervention for patients referred to the service. This will include providing direct interventions in the patient's own home or community setting, liaising with the wards to facilitate early discharge from inpatient units in the NCL as well as collaborative working with other CAMHS services, community services, social care, private providers and the voluntary sector to provide a seamless pathway for children and adolescents.

On-call responsibilities will consist of participating in the Tri Borough (Barnet, Enfield and Haringey) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consultant evening and weekend duty rota. This is currently a one in 14 rota (subject to change, 2 first on each month).

The successful candidate will be expected to have key leadership roles in terms of service development and the creation of an evolving service to CYP within the NCL. As such there will be significant liaison with partners in the NCEL.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide senior clinical NCL CAMHS Home Treatment Service input to CYP aged between 12 and up to 18th birthday

To provide clinical and professional leadership within the service focused on providing a high quality service with consistently good patient safety, patient experience and outcomes.

To work collaboratively with colleagues in specialties in all providers of CAMHS services across the NCL and with partner organisations.

To take part in management activities related to the post and the wider service within which it is embedded.

To provide Child and Adolescent Psychiatry HTT teaching and training to psychiatric trainees and MDT colleagues.

To comply with all legal obligations covering clinical practice for example, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act, and the Codes of Practice

To comply with procedures in ensuring quality in the service.

Person Specification Qualifications & Experience Essential
  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Section 12(2) Approval under Mental Health Act and eligible to act as Responsible Clinician for detained patients or eligible
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Programme in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Experience in Paediatric Liaison CAMHS and/or CAMHS crisis care
  • Training in the full range of effective therapeutic techniques to include psycho-education, medication and psychological therapies
Training & Teaching Essential
  • Experience in multidisciplinary teaching
  • Qualification in teaching
  • Experience in designing educational programmes
Service Development Desirable
  • Experience in developing a service component relevant to C&A Psychiatry.
  • Experience or training in Quality Improvement methodology
  • Experience of leading management projects within a mental health Trust
Research Desirable
  • Co-operation in Clinical Research
IT experience and skills Essential
  • Experience in data gathering and management
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use email and Internet
Personal Qualities Essential
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the NHS
  • Highest level of integrity and probity
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

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