On behalf of my client we are seeking an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director with expertise in caring for children and adolescents with learning difficulties in a Tier 4 inpatient service. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week holding Responsible Clinician duties for inpatients. It is supported by a full time speciality doctor and multidisciplinary team. The post has a 2nd on call medical rota, support by speciality doctors who provide the first on call cover. There are no out patient commitments.
The post includes Medical Directorship of the Hospital. The Medical Director role is an exciting opportunity to combine clinical work. This part of the role includes:
Providing medical leadership at the hospital, working very closely with senior management team colleagues at site, and also regionally. You will be part of a motivated management team, driving forward innovation, clinical governance and quality. You will be key to developing clinical models and providing an agile, responsive service to changing psychiatric healthcare demand from our partners in NHS England and beyond.
MRCPsych qualification or equivalent
CCT in CAMHS or LD psychiatry and experienced in working with children and adolescents.
Eligible for inclusion on the Register of the General Medical Council (GMC)
Approved under section 12(2) of the MHA 1983 (2007)
Have Approved Clinician status under the MHA 1983 / is eligible to work as a Responsible Clinician
Up-to-date knowledge in the field of CAMHS and LD, including physical health, mental health and social-systemic factors.
Experience of working in an inpatient CAMHS setting, working with children who have behavioural, cognitive and neuro-developmental disorders, traumatic stress and psychosis and with patients detained under the MHA.
Awareness of current issues in mental health service provision, policy and legislation.
The drive to learn and develop, lead and manage
A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence based practice
A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach.
This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week, with a competitive salary, for further information contact Kim on 07815 436488
The number of jobs in each salary range for all:
£175000 to £175000 Per year
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