Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS - Bromley Adolescent Team Part-time - 7 PAs
We seek to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Adolescent Team who provide a highly specialist service for young people in Bromley. You will work with adolescents up to 18 years and their families/carers, with significant and acute mental health difficulties who are at risk of requiring Tier 4 inpatient care.
Bromley CAMHS maintains close links with CAMHS services across all three boroughs (Bexley, Greenwich) and there will be an opportunity to contribute to ongoing work in developing services for young people with crisis and acute presentations.
Applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly will be welcomed.
Main duties of the job
You will manage a complex caseload providing assessment and intervention within the multi-disciplinary team, including: psychiatrists, clinical psychologist, child psychotherapist, nurses, family therapist, and support staff, in close partnership with partner agencies working with young people in Bromley. You will also provide specialist advice and support to professional colleagues both internal and external to the Trust.
The community intensive outreach service has been developed as an extension to the original adolescent team. The service offers assertive and intensive multi-disciplinary interventions as a community alternative to inpatient care for young people with significant and acute mental health needs. The team uses a Mentalization based approach.
Bromley CAMHS provides specialist mental health consultation, assessment and treatment to children and young people aged 0-18 years with severe and enduring emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties (and their families/carers). The service provides evidence-based interventions informed by national and local policy via multi-disciplinary teams and treatment pathways, and is aligned to the core principles of the Children & Young People's IAPT framework (CYP-IAPT).
Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent and manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital in Woolwich as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are one of the largest providers of prison health services providing healthcare to prisoners across Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people
Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
. We're Kind
. We're Fair
. We Listen
. We Care
Job description Job responsibilities
The Trust is currently engaged in a number of developments related to improving services for young people with crisis and acute presentations.Building on existing close partnerships, in 2017, the South London Partnership was formed with Oxleas NHSFT, South London and Maudsley FT and South West London and St Georges Trust, to deliver New Models of Care for adult forensic patients and for children and young people. The partnership was successful in bidding to become Wave 1 (Adult forensic) and Wave 2 (Tier 4 CAMHS) New Model of Care sites in conjunction with NHSE which went live in April and October 2017 respectively. Since its inception, SLP have focused on adding value and driving improvements in patient experience and outcomes across the south London population. Improvements have included a 93% decrease in out of area placements for young people and enhanced community based interventions (for eg DBT services and crisis services) which have reduced the need for hospital admissions.SLP are a provider collaborative from 1st Oct 2020, responsible for managing budgets and the patient pathways for inpatient and crisis care in CAMHS across two Integrated Care systems and 12 CCGs.
Bromley CAMHS is a friendly, busy and thriving service, regarded as an accessible and effective service.Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, learning disabilities and community services to the London boroughs of Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich. The Trust has consistently achieved high ratings in quality assessments, patient and staff surveys with a culture of supporting staff whilst providing excellent services within a robust clinical governance framework.
Applicants must have MRCPsych or equivalent; have completed higher training in Child Psychiatry or equivalent; be on or eligible for entry to the GMCs Specialist Register; and have Approved Clinician status/Section 12 approval. You will have excellent therapeutic skills and be able to be responsive and flexible in working with young people.
Person Specification Full GMC registration Essential
- Licensed with full GMC registration (or eligible)
GMC Specialist Register Essential
- Inclusion or eligibility for inclusion on Specialist Register
- CCT or equivalent in CAMHS, or CESR etc
Experience in CAMHS Essential
- Appropriate training/experience gained in CAMHS to undertake role
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