Locum Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Stratford upon Avon
Depending on experience £84559 – £114,003 (dependent upon service)
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Locum Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

12 months FTC

£84,559 - £114,003 (dependent upon service)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Stratford Health Centre, Stratford upon Avon

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust (CWPT) invites applications for a fulltime Consultant Psychiatrist in CAMHS, providing a comprehensive service to Stratford upon Avon and the surrounding South Warwickshire area.

CWPT provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community services to people living in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull. Rated good by the CQC, the Trust is an organisation that is continuously improving, and we welcome interest from individuals who want to make a difference.

We believe that high quality consultant appointments are key to providing quality services and ensuring senior clinical leadership. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, forward thinking individuals who can work within the Trust and with partners to develop a dynamic, responsive and patient centred service.

This is a replacement post supported by an experienced multidisciplinary team comprising of Psychiatry, Nursing, Psychology, Family Therapy and Psychotherapy and Art Therapy.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

In South Warwickshire CAMHS services are provided by one department operating from two bases to cover two localities and is based on a single point of entry system. The service is out-patient and community based, but there is access to the Regional Child and Adolescent Inpatient Units (Tier 4). The post-holder will be expected to liaise appropriately with Tier 4 colleagues to facilitate planning of acute care, admission and early discharge.

The post is based on a 10 PA job plan (7.5 PAs in Direct Clinical Care and 2.5 PAs in Supporting Professional Activities) with an out-of-hours on-call frequency of less than 1 in 10.

About us

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

UK applicants must possess the appropriate qualifications (MRCPsych; CCT or equivalent), be on the Specialist Register for Psychiatry, have full registration and licence to practice with the GMC. Applicants must also be approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act and be eligible to be an Approved Clinician.

This post is also open to International candidates. Criteria for consideration for the post for international candidates is as follows:
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Psychiatry (e.g. MRCPsych, FCPS, MCPS, MD in Psychiatry)
  • 3 years post graduate experience working in psychiatry
  • Candidate has been engaged in medical practice for three out of the last five years including all of the 12 most recent months at the point the application is made

Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • GMC registration

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