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Consultant Psychiatrist - CAMHS Inpatient

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
21 Aug 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit to the Consultant post in the award winning Inspire CAMHS inpatient unit. Inspire is a 'newly purposely built unit' and opened in 2019. The unit was named 'Inspire' following a public competition run by Trust charity, Health Stars and chosen by a panel of young people.

The inpatient unit is equipped and staffed to treat young people struggling with a wide range of mental health issues such as depression, severe anxiety, psychosis and eating disorders.

The post holder will principally provide leadership and senior medical input to the Unit.

As the Consultant Psychiatrist atInspire CAMHS inpatient unit you will work as part of a confident and developed clinical MDT in our mental health inpatient unit for young people.

This is an exciting prospect, and you will need to be flexible, visionary and have the interpersonal skills to engage with patients and carers, and develop professional working relationships with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams.

You will work within an innovative model of treatment in our unit and we're proud of our Trust community and know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

Main duties of the job

The service provides timely and appropriate assessment and intervention which facilitates that young person's progress on their recovery journey to affect discharge to the care of their local community CAMHS teams. The unit also aims to reduce out-of-area placements for young people across Hull, the East Riding and North and North-East Lincolnshire, cut the lengths of inpatient stays and lead to better outcomes for young people.

We think differently about our psychiatry roles and will work with you to develop an opportunity that works for you. We will support you to balance high quality patient care with pursuing your own special interests within psychiatry, as well as offering opportunities for leadership and management and leadership roles. Whether your focus is on developing your skills for management, research, teaching or innovative service provision, we are here to listen and understand how we can support you to reach your goals.

Find out more about what we offer Consultant Psychiatrists by downloading our Destination Humber Booklet.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire.Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range ofbenefitsthat go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

This inpatient post covers 13 beds for the populations of Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire. It is expected that there will be daily handovers, biweekly ward reviews/Care Programme Approach reviews.

There is an expectation that the post holder will be involved in the following:

Management of complex cases.
  • Clinical leadership of team.
  • Assessment of referrals/admissions.
  • Care plan and treatment formulation, guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
  • Liaison and collaborative working with other services/agencies.
  • Mental Health Act implementation.
  • Multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and partnership working.
  • Participation in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching.
  • Participation in the training of other disciplines.
  • Providing educational supervision of trainees and other disciplines.
  • Taking part in continuing medical education within statutory limits.

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC. Applicants must be included on the GMCs Specialist Register or Specialty Trainees within 6 months of completing their CCT within Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

Please see attached job description for further information

Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.


  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management. MRCPsych Additional clinical qualifications.



  • 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 3 months of appointment Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment


  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice

Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Excellent knowledge in specialty Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty


  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service



  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training


  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation. Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications. Has led clinical audits leading to service change or improved outcomes to patients

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Inspire CAMHS inpatient unit

70 Walker Street,



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