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Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Eating Disorder

Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Eating Disorder

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Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Eating Disorder

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    Up to £160000 per annum + £8400 Car Allowance

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    Permanent - full time

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    13 days ago

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time or part time Consultant Psychiatrist to join a supportive and experienced team in the Brighton area providing Tier 4 inpatient services to young people with eating disorders.

This is a specialist Inpatient Eating Disorder service for children and young people aged 12 up to 18 years. You will be working in a service that provides evidence based and focused treatment programmes designed for the individual needs of each young person.

You will need to be on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a license to practice and have experience of CAMHS Eating Disorders and leading multidisciplinary teams.

This role includes an on call rota for a small group of CAMHS and ED services.

Key role and responsibilities for the Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Eating Disorder role:

  • To manage a case load as RC of the ward.

  • Participate in the assessment and management of children and young people referred to the Service.

  • To assess physical health and document finding within Carenotes and weekly ICR meetings.

  • To ensure completion of professional reports as per timeline such as ICRs/CPA/Tribunals.

  • To act as Responsible Clinician for patients detained under the Mental Health Act.

  • To attend CETRs when needed.

  • To provide leadership, supervision, reflection, and risk management to the key workers on the team.

  • Participation in the CAMHS Consultant on-call rota.

  • To participate in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • To uphold the principles of Clinical Governance and adhere to the organisation's clinical governance requirements.

  • To take part in an Annual Appraisal Programme, with the development of Personal Development Plans, focused on Continuing Professional Development.

  • To adhere to all the organisations policies and procedures.

Minimum requirements for the Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Eating Disorder is:

  • Registered on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a licence to practice

  • Experience of CAMHS eating disorders desirable

    Medically qualified with MRCPsych or equivalent

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • Innovative and imaginative with the ability to initiate corporate decisions

  • Leadership ability

  • The ability to affect change professionally and organisationally

What we offer for the Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Eating Disorder role:

  • £8,400 pro-rata Car Allowance

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off!

  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP) and pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Employee Assistance Services

  • Career development and training

  • Well being support and activities

  • Voluntary benefits

  • Medical indemnity cover

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

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