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CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist, CAMHS LD Special Interest (attract RRP)

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hove, England
Salary
£93,666 - £126,281 per annum (pro rata for part time working)
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Job overview

The Brighton CAMHS and CAMHS Learning Disability Teams have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) Consultant Psychiatrist with a special interest in Learning Disability to join their teams.

This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in prioritising the delivery of a safe, effective and caring service to those young people with Learning Disability and/or mental health difficulties and their families/carers within Brighton and Hove.

This job attracts a Recruitment and Retention payment of £25,000, in addition to (up to) £8000 relocation allowance. The RRP payment is paid in the following instalments:

  • £5000 payment paid on appointment
  • £5000 retention payment paid at 12 month anniversary of employment
  • £6500 retention payment paid at 30 month anniversary of employment
  • £8500 retention payment paid at 48 month anniversary of employment

The Recruitment and Retention payment is pro rata for part time employees. If you would like further information, or to know the full terms of the Recruitment and Retention Payment and/or the Relocation Allowance, then please do not hesitate to contact our Medical Staffing Team - medicalstaffing@spft.nhs.uk

To find out more about what we offer please take a look at our careers portal: https://careers.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/

Main duties of the job

The CAMHS LD team is a well regarded and well established specialist team which functions well and is well integrated with both the Paediatric teams and the local authority. Brighton and Hove CAMHS is an innovative CAMHS team with a friendly staffing establishment.

You will provide high quality specialist clinical assessments, including relevant psychiatric and physical investigation to children, young people and their families in a community setting, and work collaboratively with other members of the team to plan and deliver appropriate individually tailored treatment plans.

Sussex Partnership is committed to people participation, meaning that we involve patients and their carers and supporters, in service decision-making and planning. You will be expected to contribute to this shared value and to support the functioning of this service in the delivery of its participation strategy.

Working for our organisation

At Sussex Partnership we are committed to providing opportunities for flexible working. If you would like to work differently to the hours advertised, please contact us to discuss this in more detail.

Brighton CAMHS is located in the Aldrington Centre (Hove), while the CAMHS LD team is co-located with Community Paediatrics at Brighton General Hospital.

Also, if you haven't thought about living and working in Brighton and Hove before then you should consider the following:
  • Journey from the coast to the countryside in minutes
  • Enjoy a lifestyle where there is a dynamic City but easy access to the South Downs National Park including renowned cycle routes and picturesque walks, including the famous South Downs Way!
  • Embrace taking time to discover all the miles of scenic coastline
  • Easy access to airports - Gatwick and Heathrow are both within 90 minutes of the county, providing links to Europe and beyond
  • London is also within easy reach via local and national bus routes and national mainline stations

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will work as part of a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team which includes nurses, behaviour support workers and psychologists. This post will work alongside other Consultants and Specialty Doctors who work in Sussex ChYPS.

You will also be part of a Trust wide consultant network where there are opportunities to liaise with colleagues in other posts throughout the Trust and develop peer networks. You will also see consultant peers at regular division meetings in the locality and at clinical governance meetings.

There is only so much we can say to you in an advert, so would love to speak to you about this role in more detail. For more information please see our contact details below!

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.

Desirable criteria
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych

ELIGIBILITY

Essential criteria
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment

Desirable criteria
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice

CLINICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Essential criteria
  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Desirable criteria
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service

Sussex Partnership NHS FT is committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. Our workforce is currently under-represented from Black and Minority, Ethnic and disabled communities and we would welcome applications from these communities.

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Company

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Who we are

We provide specialist NHS mental health and learning disability services in south east England. People receive care, treatment and support from us in hospital, at home and from a range of community services. Our services are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring.

Where we are

We provide services for people of all ages across Sussex and services for children and young people in Hampshire. There’s something for everyone in our local area, whether that’s the hustle and bustle of Brighton, the scenic South Downs or our wonderful coastline where you can chill out to the sound of the surf.

What we can offer you

When you join us, you’ll be coming to work in an organisation that puts people first. We’ll do everything we can to make you feel valued, respected and included. You will be given plenty of opportunities here for your career to flourish. We’re an organisation which is strong on innovation, research and learning, and we will support your development and help you learn new skills in whichever team or service you work in.

Check out the links below to view our key areas of recruitment

Nursing

Medical

Allied Health Professions

Phychology & PsychologicalTherapies

Social Work

Healthcare Support Workers 

Support Services

Check out our latest video below where we hear from our inspiring nurses why Sussex Partnership is such a great place to work.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01903843000
Location
Trust HQ
Swandean
Arundel Road
Worthing
BN13 3EP
GB

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