Skip to main content

This job has expired

Consultant Psychiatrist - CAMHS, Preston

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

View more

Consultant Psychiatrist - CAMHS, Preston (10PA)

*RRP payment Payable*

This post will attract a Recruitment & Retention Premia for 3 years as follows:

20% of basic salary in the first 12 months

15% of basic salary in the second 12 months

10% of basic salary in the third 12 months

Eligibility criteria do apply. Please note that staff currently employed by the Trust would not be eligible to apply for this recruitment and retention premia.

We are seeking to recruit a substantive Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Preston CAMHS Team, based at Ellen House in Preston. The post is full time (10PA).

In addition, we would also like to offer the successful applicant a place on our 'Safety and Improvement Fellowship' programme. In LSCft, we have worked in collaboration with Lancaster University and Matthew Syed Consulting to create a development programme that will build upon the skills and experience you have developed so far in the improvement and enable you to take it to a much deeper level. The cost of this programme will be funded by the Trust.

The postholder will be expected to participate on the Consultant On Call rota, for which additional remuneration will be payable.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a leading member of a well-established, community children and young people's mental health service. You will provide input to the Preston CYP service and Royal Preston Hospital A& E and Paediatric ward.

Applicants should hold full GMC registration and be included on the Specialist register of the GMC or they should be eligible for entry to the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date.

It is a requirement that applicants are Section 12 Approved at the time of commencing employment and have or are eligible to have Approved Clinician Status. Remuneration will be as set out in the terms of the New Consultant Contract according to previous experience.

About us

The role:
  • At least 2.5 SPAs as standard for a full time post (we would be flexible in looking at enhancements to support other activities that support the wider ambitions of the Trust).
  • Excellent peer support group
  • Study leave budget of �3000 over 3 years or up to �5000 over 3 years for newly qualified Consultants
  • Opportunities to be a clinical supervisor
  • Relocation package available.

At our Trust, we're really keen to develop our Consultant workforce and nurture their areas of interest in a flexible way where possible. Come and have a chat with us about what your special interest or development area and build a suitable job plan with us. We also have an extremely active Medical Education department and support our Consultants in becoming Clinical & Educational Supervisors and nurturing their interests in this area. There are also opportunities to have a role in Digital Leadership if this is a passion for any of our Consultants.

Check out our twitter accounts for examples of some exciting things we are working on via @LSCFTMedics and @LSCFTMedEd

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details about this post.

The Job Description for this post was approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 23 April 2024.

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • On GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months
  • Section 12 approved or within 3 months
  • AC status or within 3 months



  • Knowledge, experience and skills relevant to this role

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Ellen House

1-3 Ellen Court



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert