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North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Ashford, Kent
£93,666 to £126,281 PRO RATA PER ANNUM
Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details



Job Details:


�93,666 - �126,281 per annum (pro-rata)




Part-time: 8 Programmed Activities (DCC:SPA = 6:2)

On call

Frequency 1:14 Category A - 3% on call supplement


Lenworth Clinic, 329 Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 0QE

Qualifications needed:
  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice
  • CCT or equivalent
  • Section 12 Approval or eligibility for it
  • Approved Clinician status, or eligibility for it
  • Inclusion in, or eligibility for inclusion in the Specialist Register or within 6 months of obtaining CCST

Main duties of the job

To be successful in your application, you will need:
  • To demonstrate that your values are in line with that of NELFT's values,
  • To be innovative, motivated, and passionate about Child and Adolescent mental health care,
  • Essential understanding of current developments in mental health care,
  • To be a team player

NELFT Benefits:
  • Relocation expenses
  • Career Development and training
  • Just & Compassionate Culture
  • Award winning Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives
  • Vivup employee benefits platform and salary sacrifice scheme
  • Salary Finance and Financial Wellbeing support
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health & Wellness initiatives
  • 11 Staff Networks including parents & carers network, ethnic minorities network, LGBT+ network and Disability network to name a few
  • Retail Discounts
  • Flexible working and agile working
  • Cycle to work scheme

We reserve the right to close the post early if we receive a high number of applications.

About us


NELFT is an award-winning community and mental health Trust, providing healthcare for over 4.9 million people, ensuring our patients, family and friends feel confident that their health needs are met. We are committed to delivering thebest careto the communities we serve across North East London, Essex and Kent.

With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled healthcare professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care. Joining us will provide you with unparalleled access to training opportunities, continuous CPD, peer support groups, and a robust supervision and appraisal system.

We are currently recruiting to a CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist position in the Ashford CAMHS Community Team, based at Lenworth Clinic, 329 Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 0QE.

You will join another substantive Consultant, and 0.6 wte Specialty Doctor within the service, and will have the opportunity to influence future direction, treatment, and models of design in the area in which you work.

Why Kent?

Kent is a county in Southeast England and one of the home counties.

For more information, hear directly from our clinicians in Kent, by accessing this video link:

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be expected to:
  • Work as part of multidisciplinary teams providing care to children and young people with mental health needs, across Ashford.
  • Provide senior medical support and guidance to the team
  • Work directly with young people and their families and liaise as appropriate with other external CAMHS mental health providers and acute hospitals
  • Participate in the on-call rota frequency is currently 1:14, with a 3% of basic salary, Category A on-call supplement.
  • Support your peers and team leader, and be an effective team member whilst allowing them to work with their own initiative
  • Work alongside another CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrists and 0.6 wte CAMHS Specialty Doctor within the service.
  • Share supervision requirements for the Specialty doctor in the service.
  • Commit to collaborative working, actively supporting and liaising with other health and social professionals, and agencies.

Person Specification



  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice



  • CCT or equivalent

Section 12 Approval


  • Section 12 Approval or eligibility for it



  • Approved Clinician status, or eligibility for it

Specialist Register


  • Inclusion in, or eligibility for inclusion in the Specialist Register or within 6 months of obtaining CCST

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Lenworth Clinic

329 Hythe Road

Ashford, Kent

TN24 0QE

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