Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Urgent Care & Assessment Team

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England
BS24 9XN
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 May 2020
Closes
17 Jun 2020

Job Description

Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist who is dedicated and passionate about improving child and adolescent mental health services?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to take a key leadership role in developing and transforming a new service within AWP CAMHS?

We are looking for a dynamic clinical leader in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to join an experienced clinical management team in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CAMHS.

Our CAMHS services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are part of the Community Children's Health Partnership (CCHP), which includes all community-based children's healthcare services across the area. CCHP is provided by a partnership with Sirona Care & Health (lead partner), and Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Trust (AWP).

North Somerset CAMHS has recently joined AWP CAMHS. The multi-disciplinary team comprises Psychologists, Nurses, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Child Psychotherapists, arts psychotherapists. The team caseload is varied with a range of core and specialist pathways for children, young people and families.

You will join 14 experienced and supportive Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatry colleagues working across 5 community CAMHS teams and 2 Learning Disability CAMHS teams in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, an Intensive Support and Hospital Assessment Team and a Tier 4 inpatient unit and a variety of specialist CAMHS teams.

We are currently in the process of implementing the i-THRIVE model across AWP CAMHS, in order to transform services alongside young people, carers and our partner agencies. This provides a unique opportunity for you to develop and share your special interest and/or service leadership and management.

We are advertising a full-time post within the Urgent Care and Assessment team, a newly developed team offering urgent assessments and management of high risk cases, including liaison with the acute hospitals in Bristol. The post-holder will have the opportunity of further developing this service to offer intensive support and outreach, and link closely with the Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS Intensive Outreach team. Part time and job share applications will be considered.

AWP has a forward thinking and inclusive medical community and we are committed to your development and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: 2403640

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