Overview

CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

10 Programmed Activities

Less than Full Time working also considered

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services. We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

The Directorate of Families, Young People and Childrens Service incorporates a wide range of services for people of all ages to:

• Improve the health of our local communities

• Provide appropriate health services universally to all children and young people

• Provide necessary additional health interventions for service users with identified needs

• Meet the specialist needs of service users locally and across the region

The Directorate has a unique opportunity to deliver these services in a more joined-up way to enhance the experience and outcomes of people who use them. Within CAMHS there is a strong team identity, consisting of 2 x outpatient teams : City and County with a single point of access to deal with new referrals. The service receives approximately 4000 new referrals per year and consists of approx. 47 WTE clinical staff.

The CAMHS Service has embarked upon an exciting redesign programme to remodel access arrangements and to implement the new Improving Access to Psychological Therapies transformational money to improve the service delivery for tiers 2 and 3. The national Future in Mind resource, through local Transformation planning, will also provide significant additional funding to develop the Crisis and home treatment service, increase outpatient capacity and the specialist team role within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We are seeking to recruit Consultants to take responsibility for a specialist area within our outpatient teams. In addition to providing psychiatric expertise and inspirational leadership to our medical workforce, all Consultants are encouraged to support the management of the service including the design of services, protocols and policies.

Every opportunity will be given to encourage personal initiatives, research and specialist interests. There are opportunities to teach undergraduate medical students.

As a registered medical practitioner you will have or are eligible for a CCT or an equivalent approved indicator of training and eligible for entry onto the Specialist Register within six months of interview.

As an employer we offer:

  • Protected time for research/special clinical interest

  • Annual Clinical excellence awards, local recognition budget

  • Relocation Expenses – a removal expenses package may be payable

  • Access to funds to support CPD

  • Agile working with ICT support

  • Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, childcare vouchers, salary sacrifice schemes, discount schemes

  • Staff health and wellbeing, subsidised gym membership and other wellbeing support

Informal visits and enquiries are welcomed. Please contact the Dr Jeanette Bowlay-Williams, Clinical Director for CAMHS via email: [email protected] or telephone 0116 295 2998