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NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
Chelmsford & Maldon
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024



Job Details:


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




Full-time: 6 Programmed Activities (DCC:SPA = 4.5:1.5)

On call

Frequency 1:7 Category B - 2% on call supplement (Pro-rata)


Stapleford House, Stapleford Close, Chelmsford, CM2 0QX & Harkenwell Clinic, Wantz Chase, Maldon, CM9 5DN

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


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 Chelmsford CAMHS Team (Mid Essex), which is split between Stapleford House, Stapleford Close, Chelmsford CM2 0QX and Harkenwell Clinic, Wantz Chase, Maldon, CM9 5DN.

You will join another 2wte CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrists within the service, and will have the opportunity to influence future direction, treatment, and models of design in the area in which you work.

About us

Why Essex?

Essex is a great county, where you can enjoy beautiful countryside villages, historical towns, stunning waterfronts, and quiet coastlines, while easily commuting into London.

Essex services have a culture of continual learning and development. Several service development and QI initiatives are being progressed.

You will be expected to:

Work as part of multidisciplinary teams providing care to children and young people with mental health needs, across Mid Essex.

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 1:7, with a 2% of basic salary, Category B on-call supplement (pro-rata).

Support your peers and team leader and be an effective team member whilst allowing them to work with their own initiative.

Work alongside another 2wte CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrists.

Commit to collaborative working, actively supporting, and liaising with other health and social professionals, and agencies.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main responsibilities:1. To be responsible for organising and prioritising own and others workload in the day-todayallocation of work.2. To deputise when required in the team managers absence and delegate appropriatelyto other medical staff.3. To have organisational knowledge relating to Trust protocols and procedures andadhere to them.4. To be responsible for providing accurate records of information required by the Trust for audit purposes.5. To ensure effective risk management at team level by accident/incident reporting,assessing, and controlling risk and ensuring residual risks are added to the Trusts riskregister.

To be successful in your application, you will need:

To demonstrate that your values are in line with that of NELFTs 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

Please check the JDPS for more information related to job and apply for this role, please visit or and search under job reference number 395-MED448-24.

For more information, hear directly from our clinicians in Redbridge, by accessing this video link: Working for NELFT in our Essex Medical Directorate

We encourage you to view our Trust website and read the news stories, which will give you more information about the breadth of the organisation and our innovative services. Please visit or

Please also view our social media pages to get an insight into life at #TeamNELFT.

Twitter: @NELFT / NELFTCareers

LinkedIn: NELFT NHS Foundation Trust | LinkedIn

Facebook: NELFT | London | Facebook

Person Specification



  • Approved Clinician status, or eligibility for it. Inclusion in, or eligibility for inclusion in the Specialist Register or within 6 months of obtaining CCST


  • CCT or equivalent

Clinical Experience


  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written. Familiarity with a wide range of theoretical and clinical approaches. Ability to ? Application Form Interview Best care by the best people 11 provide medical leadership to the multidisciplinary team and to function as an active member of the multi-disciplinary team.


  • Clear thoughts on how to involve service users in service development and to provide a service which is experienced as being service-user friendly



  • An understanding of Leadership and evidence of how this has been put into practice


  • Extensive knowledge of the biological, psychological, and social determinants of mental health disorders and evidence-based management interventions

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Stapleford House, Stapleford Close, ,

Harkenwell Clinic, Wantz Chase,

Chelmsford & Maldon


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