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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Leamington Spa
Depending on experience £88,364 - £119,113 per annum (dependent on experience)
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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Psychiatrist, CAMHS nurse
Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Based at Orchard House, Leamington Spa

1 x Post (10 PAs)

£88,364 - £119,113 per annum dependent on experience

This is a replacement post as full time Consultant Psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The appointee will have the clinical responsibility for the care of of 1-3 new (CAMHS) cases every week including emergencies and up to 16 follow up appointments per week (typically 12 to 14).

We believe that high quality Consultant appointments are key to providing quality services and ensuring senior clinical leadership. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, forward-thinking individuals who can work within the Trust and with partners to develop a dynamic, responsive, and patient centred service.

Please note many Trust interviews take place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

The Post-holder will support the work of the CAMHS and multidisciplinary teams. This will include reviewing patients with the multidisciplinary team, providing advice on complex cases and holding an individual caseload.

This is a strategically important post, including work for patients admitted to Tier 4 hospital. The Post-holder will liaise appropriately with tier 4 colleagues to facilitate the smooth transfer of care in the transitions between urgent and planned care. The Post-holder will be actively involved in shaping and improving the service offered in the community to best meet the needs of users and carers.

The post is based upon 10 programmed activities (PA's) a week, 7.5 for direct clinical care and 2.5 for supporting professional activity.

This post will include participation in the CAMHS Consultant on call rota at an approximate frequency of one in eight with responsibility of work within this: Supporting and advising junior doctors when they request this; Urgent out of hours domiciliary assessments in the context of a Mental Health Act assessment & Assessments at local police stations

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description Job responsibilities

Criteria to apply include GMC registration and inclusion on the specialist register in General Adult Psychiatry. The post holder must also be eligible for Approved Clinician Status and be Section 12 approved.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • GMC Registration

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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