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Consultant Psychiatrist, CYPS (attracts 25K RRP)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 a year Plus £149 Fringe Allowance
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Contract Type
Full Time
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor employer.

This opportunity is open toUK based and international candidates.

This job attracts a Recruitment and Retention payment of �25,000 in addition to �8000 relocation allowance. The Recruitment and Retention payment is pro rata for part time employees. To request the full terms of the Recruitment and retention payment or relocation allowance please email Medical Recruitment Team

Would you like to work in an organisation that sits in the top 10 best Mental Health organisations in the country to work in?

We are seeking an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to work in our well-established Surrey Heath Children and Young Service team.

The Postholder will be responsible for providing clinical input and leadership to our Children and Young Peoples Services Community Team Northeast Hampshire, Aldershot, working alongside a multidisciplinary team in line with New Ways of Working and our i-THRIVE framework.

We provide various community services, integrated health and social care, early intervention, and detection programmes, and highly specialised therapy and treatment. Our high-quality care focuses on enabling people to live well with their conditions and to work towards recovery.

Main duties of the job

You'll have the opportunity of working within a well-established and friendly team of highly skilled professionals who are passionate and committed to the care needs of our children and young people.

You would be responsible for providing a diagnostic, assessment and treatment service for children and adolescents with mental health problems within a multi-disciplinary approach to care, promoting high-quality multidisciplinary working and relationships. On average, a full-time consultant would complete 2-3 monthly assessments. Patients have a consultant review after 6 weeks of treatment in the team and then every 2-3 months.

You will participate in an emergency out-of-hours rota, providing back-up for junior doctors and professionals in assessing young people seen in A& E.

You'll have opportunities to support, supervise and train our Junior Medical Staff within the team.

Our Offer:
  • NHS Consultant grade �99,532 -�131,964 per annum + �149 fringe + on- call requirement
  • GMC Sponsorship
  • Recruitment premia �25,000 *subject to policy requirement
  • Relocation allowance: up to �8000 subject to policy requirement
  • Sponsorship for International candidates up to �3,199
  • Up to �2000/year CPD allowance subject to policy requirements
  • NHS pension employers contribution 23.7% from day one
  • Subsidised nursery places
  • Car scheme tax savings up to �6000
  • Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership and many more. Please check our benefits brochure for other benefits.

About us

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 and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job description that clearly states all the requirements needed to carry out this role.

Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent recognised medical qualification.
  • Full medical registration with a license to practice.
  • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act(or within 6 to 12 months of the time of interview/assessment) or equivalent


  • Relevant higher degree, e.g. MD, PhD, MSc or other additional clinical qualifications
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills.



  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months


  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within three months of appointment
  • In good standing with GMC concerning warnings and conditions on practice

Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Knowledge of legislation, Department of Health Guidance and literature and its implications for clinical practice
  • Knowledge of NHS strategic vision in the Next Stage Review (High-Quality Care for All)
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Experience working with various patient groups presenting with the full range of clinical severity across different care settings, including community, inpatient, and specialist teams


  • Specific training qualification/certificate or attendance on a recognised teaching course.

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Aldershot Centre for Health

Hospital Hill


GU11 1AY

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