Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAMHS)

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Contract Type
Full Time
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**RCPSYCH Approved Post**

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Psychiatrist in Children and Young People Mental Health at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust has a full time (10 pa) post available and will cover services across Bradford or Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. These areas represent a diverse patient base from inner city to rural countryside.

The postholder will join a team of 9 established Consultants who, in collaboration with service users, have overseen the digitisation of provisions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. During this time the team maintained full provision and has supported service users in new and innovative ways, working closely with member of the MDT's.

Using digital platforms has allowed staff to effectively balance their work between home and clinics. This has given a renewed focus on staff wellbeing and a work life balance.

Main duties of the job

The consultant will have responsibility, together with their consultant colleagues, for the provision of psychiatric services to children and young people living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. The division of roles will be determined partly by special interest and partly by being based primarily at the Hillbrook site.

About us

The Trust is a provider of award-winning mental health, learning disabilities and community health services to a growing population across a diverse district comprising urban and rural Bradford, Airedale, and Craven. The population is one of the most multicultural in Britain with over 100 languages.

'The Care Trust Way' has helped develop and maintain services and wellbeing including offering time to reflect and this was showcased in the 2020 NHS Provider report. The 'The Care Trust Way' approach was one of the finalists, in the Staff engagement award category, at the HSJ awards 2020.

In 2019-20, Dr M Khan, Associate Medical Director for Undergraduate Teaching and Training was awarded, by University of Leeds, Clinical Teaching Excellence Award (Individual) and Bradford District Care Foundation Trust Undergraduate Medical Education Team were awarded Clinical Teaching Excellence Team Award

Job description Job responsibilities

What you will get:
  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Personalised Coaching and Mentoring
  • Weekly academic teaching
  • Fortnightly Consultant Balint group
  • Leadership and Development opportunities, including opportunity to become an appraiser and support to complete teaching certificate
  • Generous study leave allowance (averaging 10 days per year and up to 30 days leave over 3 years with a budget of £1000 per annum)
  • In addition to the annual leave entitlement as per the terms and conditions of Consultant contract, 8 days additional (on pro-rata basis) Time Off In Lieu.
  • Generous relocation allowance (if applicable)
  • Advanced health and wellbeing offers.

For full details see Job description and specification

Closing Date: 03 February 2023Short Listing Date: 04 February 2023Interview Date: TBC

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management
Eligibility Essential
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR eligible within six months.

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