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Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Eating Disorder Team

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Contract Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a Full-Time (10PA) Consultant Psychiatrist to join our CAMHS Eating Disorders Service. We would welcome LTFT applicants interested in job-share.

The post holder will be based at Rivermead, Belper.

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist CAMHS to the Southern half of the County with total population of approximately 625,000. The approximate population of 0-18 year age group is 126,000.

The Service has undergone Transformation to an Integrated Care Pathways approach with centralisation of Therapy Services and initial assessment (CHOICE) to make the best use of local resources and monies from Future in Minds with an Outcomes Focused direction, influenced by THRIVE and New Ways of Working. We have Participation embedded within the service with a Participation Lead and Experts by Experience Worker. The service was rated as Outstanding by the CQC at last inspection.

Main duties of the job

The Consultant position will be integral to the multi-disciplinary team, providing medical and clinical leadership, working closely with other Consultants, Clinical Lead in the Team, and the Operational Team Manager to provide strategic development to the CAMHS service.

As part of the ongoing service transformation the service is now moving to a service pathway model that will enable children and young people to receive the right service, at the right time and place, in line with evidence-based practice.

Our service places high importance on providing high quality care and values clinical engagement in service development.

Our service particularly prides itself in providing excellent Consultant peer support. The post involve working closely within a multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

The Trust was rated Good in the 2019 CQC inspection with CAMHS currently rated as Outstanding.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 33 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 35 days after 7 years service in the grade
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • We have a variety of growing and vibrant staff networks, such as BAME, LGBTQ+, Wellness and Disability
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

From 11 November 2021, everyone working in care homes has to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by law to protect residents. As a provider of services to CQC registered care homes, we shall only employ you if you are fully vaccinated in roles that require you to work in a DHcFT-led core unit or care home setting (unless you are medically exempt). Mandatory vaccination will be part of your terms and conditions of employment (unless an exemption applies)

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MRCPsych or equivalent.
skills Essential
  • Assessing and treating children and young people

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