Locum Specialty Doctor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Employer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kingsley Green, Harpur Lane, Radlett
Salary
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Would you like to be part of something Outstanding?

We are seeking a Locum Specialty Doctor to work with our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in various locations across Hertfordshire.

This is a hugely exciting time for the Trust having recently achieved anOUTSTANDING CQC RATINGand being one of just five mental health and learning disabilities NHS trusts in England to hold an outstanding rating.

Main duties of the job

HPFT is seeking a CAMHS Specialty Doctor to provide mental health assessments on both new referrals and open cases, and continuing treatment in drug or psychological therapies. The post holder will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of people of working age from his/her catchment area who are referred or otherwise present to secondary care mental health services. The post holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary team and other agencies as appropriate in providing a comprehensive tier 3+ CAMH service for the under 18 population.

You must ensure the relevant professional registration is maintained, including Section 12.

About us

Here's what we have to offer you
  • CESR application support
  • Access to SAS funding for personal development
  • Access to Leadership, Teaching, Education and Research opportunities
  • Access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre medical professionals
  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years
  • Study leave budget of £800 per person per annum
  • A strong ethos on Learning and Development
  • Innovative patient electronic record system (PARIS)/ Admin and IT equipment/ software to improve work experience (4G enabled laptops provided upon starting)
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Generous relocation package up to £7.5K (subject to terms & conditions - permanent employees only)

Our Health Hub helps improve staff health and wellbeing across the Trust - encouraging staff to step away from their work and think about their own health. This includes:
  • Workshops, challenges and social events throughout the year
  • Confidential and safe forums where staff can talk about the emotional impact of work
  • An equality and diversity staff network providing support to all staff
  • Mindfulness bite size taster session
  • Mini health check
  • Free, confidential counselling services 24/7


Job description Job responsibilities

Duties include, but not exclusive to:
  • To work closely with the multidisciplinary team and other agencies as appropriate in providing a comprehensive tier 3+ CAMH service for the under 18
  • To provide mental health assessments on both new referrals and open cases, and continuing treatment in drug or psychological therapies.
  • To write letters and communications to General Medical practitioners and other professionals as
  • To participate in various medical staff meetings within the Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust as
  • To participate in daytime on-call rota for emergency


  • Person Specification Qualifications Essential
    • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.
    • Fully registered Medical Practitioner with the General Medical Council (GMC). Possesion of a current License to Practise.
    • Section 12 Approved
    Experience, Skills & Knowledge Essential
    • 3 years or more post MBBS
    • 2 years or more experience working in Psychiatry
    • Willingness and ability to work with others to achieve shared goals
    • Previous experience of working in a child and adolescent service.
    • Experience of working in a multi- disciplinary team.
    Desirable
    • 2 years or more experience working in Psychiatry
    • Previous experience of working in a child and adolescent service.
    • Experience of working in a multi- disciplinary team.
    Personal Abilities Essential
    • Ability to work conscientiously and complete all tasks in a timely fashion.
    • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships and boundaries with young people.
    • Ability to learn and develop new skills needed for the post.
    • Ability to think clearly and express self.
    • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others
    • Ability to assess reports and clinical information and provide clear and concise information tailored for different audience
    Desirable
    • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others
    • Ability to learn and develop new skills needed for the post
    Other Requirements Essential
    • Car Driver (unless you have a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995)


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