Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year PA pro rata
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Contract Type
Part Time
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Service/Ward/Department Summary:

This is a substantive post for which 10 PA's are available.

The post holder will provide specialist out-patient and consultation services to children and young people up to 5-16 years and in limited pathways between 16-18 years in generic CAMHS. Based in Bury HYM, you will work alongside the main CAMHS team and also interface with other agencies including Local Authority, Paediatrics, and Working Age Adult services.

All new starters to Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust who are appointed to a post which requires a Disclosure Barring Certificate check (DBS) will be recharged for the full cost of the check. Substantive staff will have the amount deducted from their first months' salary.

Main duties of the job

Role Summary:

They will be actively engaged in service development and requirement for the post holder will include strong clinical leadership skills, and adaptation to change.

The post holder will provide a generic mental health service to children and adolescents up to their 16th birthday and a limited service between 16-18 years of age. You will manage a cohort of children and young people with a wide range of mental health needs. Working as part of multi disciplinary teams you will have responsibility for direct clinical work, supervision, helping to lead in management of referrals, effective multi-agency liaison with various relevant departments and undertaking local strategic management tasks as appropriate to the post. You will have excellent clinical leadership and communication skills. You will have strong interest and experience in working children and adolescents.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification Physical-General Health Essential
  • Good general health. Satisfactory Occupational Health screening prior to taking up appointment
  • Smart presentation
Attainments Essential
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Possession of CCT in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, or be within 6 months of achieving this or entered on the GMC Specialist Register
  • Section 12 Approval under Mental Health Act 183, or be eligible for approval.
  • Demonstrable competency across the PMETB approved curriculum for higher training in Child and Adolescent psychiatry
  • Registered for CPD with the RCPsych
  • Published research MRCPsych
  • Otherpostgraduate degrees e.g. MSc, MD etc
  • Experience in the use of the Mental Health Act (1983)
Circumstances Essential
  • Domicile - Within ten road miles of main work place (unless otherwise agreed with the Trust)
Special Aptitudes/Skill - Job Specific Essential
  • Qualities essential to make a good educational supervisor of trainees in psychiatry
  • Strong Leadership skills Clarity,Commitment to share ideaswith colleagues, to develop and improve the service
  • Ability to work creatively with teams around complex and challenging client groups
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Awareness of key legislation NSF, NICE, MHA, MCA, Children Act
  • Current or past education supervisor of basic trainee and a specialist registrar
  • Evidence of leading the development of services elsewhere
  • Ability to work creatively with teams around complex and challenging client groups
  • Good sense of humour, team player
  • Evidence of using these to inform practice

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