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Speciality Doctor CAMHS in Psychiatry - EB Team

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bedford
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Speciality Doctor for Emotional and Behavioural Team

We are looking for an enthusiastic, and motivated specialty doctor to join our outstanding Emotional and Behavioural Team.

This post would be ideally suited for a doctor, who has experience in clinical psychiatry practice and is interested in working in a specialty doctor position in CAMHS psychiatry.

The post-holder will work under the supervision of a consultant psychiatrist and will be integral to a multidisciplinary team, accessing local activities as appropriate.

Main duties of the job

Please read our attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on our exciting role available.

The post holder will have the following key areas of responsibility:
  • Assessments and therapeutic work with children, adolescents, and parents
  • Undertake examinations and order investigations as required
  • Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medication
  • Co-work with and consult with other colleagues within the team


About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see JD (Job Description) and PS (Personal Specification) for full details of role requirements.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Medical graduation
  • Fully registered with the General Medical Council


Desirable

  • Higher degree
  • Membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists or equivalent qualification (in accordance with Royal College of Psychiatrists guidelines)
  • Approval under Section 12(2) of Mental Health Act 1983, or plan to gain approval within 6 months of appointment.


Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Child and adolescent mental health disorders and their management
  • Use of outcome measurements
  • Experience of pharmacological treatments
  • Risk assessment and risk management


Desirable

  • Experience of Quality Improvement projects & Clinical Audit
  • Good working knowledge and experience of the application of the Mental Health Act


ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS/ ABILITIES

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, non verbal and written
  • Develop effective working relationships
  • Function autonomously as well as being a team player
  • Assessing, formulating and prioritising patients' needs
  • Apply research and theory to practice


Desirable

  • Evidence based service development
  • Skills and a range of therapeutic interventions and psycho-social treatment options
  • Experience with Audit/Research


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

5-7 & 9 Rush Court

Bedford

MK40 3JT

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