Applications are invited for the post of Speciality and Associate Specialist (SAS) in Children and Young People Mental Health at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust has two full time (10 pa) posts available for a fixed term of 6 months each in Children and Young People Mental Health at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust and will cover services across Bradford, 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.


About us:

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of award-winning mental health, learning disabilities and community health services to a growing population of 580,000 people 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. Localities in Bradford are amongst the most deprived in the country reflected in higher than average demand for health services and reduced life expectancy.

The Trust has embedded lean methodology throughout its’ services under the Care Trust Way – continually improving together. Time and resources have been created to focus on pathways, workflows and information resources to continually improve in everything the Trust does.


Why Bradford:

Our district has 17,000 businesses, including more FTSE 100 companies than any other city in the north of England. From the best curry in the country, to the world’s turbo chargers, to breakthrough technologies helping to manage chronic pain and outstanding healthcare, we have something for everyone.

With amenities on our doorstep from modern shopping centres and leading restaurants to breath-taking countryside, Bradford has something for everyone.


Come and create the future with us!

Closing date: 6th December 2020

Interview date: Yet to be determined

For further details / informal visits contact: Senior Manager Bev Knaggs01274 228200 [email protected]

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