Consultant Psychiatrist in CAMHS
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Hastings, GB
3d ago

We’re a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We’re looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated.

You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

  • The Hastings and Rother community team have an exciting opportunity for a CAMHS consultant psychiatrist. Some of the duties the role holder will be involved in is;
  • providing medical psychiatric assessment and intervention; providing psychiatric advice and consultation to colleagues in CAMHS, health, social care, education and other staff across a range of agencies;
  • as well as future development and service redesign.

    Please note this post is being advertised as full time. However, please get in touch if you are interested in the position but want to work different hours or work flexibly.

    Please also note that this post attracts a golden hello payment of up to £5000 as well as a relocation Package of up to £8000.

    Information on these can be obtained from our Medical Staffing Team on 0300 304 0393.

    This post will be based in the Children and Young People Service (ChYPS) in East Sussex at St Anne's Community Centre. St Anne's has a staff car park and a permit will be available to the successful applicant of this post.

    You will work as part of a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team which includes nurses, clinical psychologists, child psychotherapists, and social workers.

    This post will work alongside another 3.5 WTE of Consultants and Specialty Doctor who work in East Sussex ChYPS.

    You will have a dedicated 0.5 WTE of admin support (pro rata dependent on hours worked) as well as access to a wider ChYPS administration team.

    The Hastings & Rother CAMHS team, like all teams in East Sussex is supported by an Urgent Help Service (UHS) to provide additional community support to families and young people experiencing acute crisis and / or bed management to tier 4 admissions.

    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 weekly at the local academic programme, at regular division meetings in the locality and at clinical governance meetings.

    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.

    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.

    Not decided yet or want to discuss your individual interests in working at Sussex Partnership then please pick up the phone and talk to us! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas on how our jobs can work for you :

    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.

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