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Specialty Doctor, Children and Young People's Mental Health, Barrow

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Barrow in Furness
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Specialty Doctor - Children and Young People's Mental Health, Barrow (10PA)

We are seeking to recruit a full time (10 PA) Specialty Doctor in Children and Young People's Mental Health, based at the Alfred Barrow Health Centre in Barrow in Furness. The post substantive.

Main duties of the job

The Children and young people's mental health service (CAMHS) is hosted by the Specialist Network. The community CAMHS services are split as Central and North teams for operational purpose.

The post holder will be expected to make between 12-15 contacts per week (WTE) which includes a mix of new and open cases and will also be available at short notice to provide consultation and advice to other team members.

The team comprises of a team leader, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social worker, assistant psychologist, admin and a child psychotherapist. Referrals are sent to a referral centre, screened daily by a clinician and accepted for a routine or urgent assessment if appropriate depending on need.

There is no On Call commitment with this post.

About us

To be eligible to apply for this post, you must possess at least 3 year's experience in psychiatry and be fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice. Ideally, you will be Section 12 Approved, or eligible for approval at the time of commencing employment.

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are proud of our fantastic SAS Development Programme, which is a great source of development for our Doctors. We have an active SAS Forum which meets on a regular basis to discuss operational and professional issues to support SAS/Specialty Doctors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • Section 12 approved



  • Knowledge, skills and experience relevant to this post

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Alfred Barrow Health Centre

Duke Street

Barrow in Furness

LA14 2LB

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