Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Job details
Posting date: 23 January 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £79,860 - £107,668 per an
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 February 2020
Location: Peace Children's Centre, Watford, WD17 3EW
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 367-HPFT-MEDICAL-178-A

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Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT)

Consultant Psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

CAMHS Clinic, Peace Childrens Centre, Watford

HPFT is at the forefront of providing integrated health and social care. The Trust is one of only a handful of mental health trusts in the country to receive a CQC rating of 'OUTSTANDING'.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the HPFT CAMHS Watford team. The team provide outstanding care to young people throughout Hertfordshire.

The post holder is expected to provide diagnosis, management and consultation for complex mental health presentations to the multidisciplinary team. There is an expectation to provide clinical leadership and be available for safeguarding discussions/decisions. The clinical work in the job plan, involves face-to-face meetings with the families/young people referred to the consultant post holder.

The CAMHS national benchmarking exercise revealed that Hertfordshire CAMHS performed very positively. CAMHS was also recently successful in bidding for funds for a new child and adolescent 136 suit as well as being chosen for a new care modelled site.

The post offers excellent opportunities to develop an area of special responsibility/interest, which can be negotiated depending on candidate’s experience and interest, as well as on service development and needs.

HPFT have close links with the University of Hertfordshire and there are opportunities for CPD. The Trust has a very positive and enabling attitude with Consultants and their career development and within CAMHS there are opportunities to pursue research interests.

Part-time applicants are encouraged to apply and will be considered.

**Please note should sufficient applications be received HPFT reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, we always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment**

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Kashmeera Naidoo or Dr Louise Quinn - CAMHS Interim Medical Leads and/or

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