Consultant Psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
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We are looking for a dynamic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join an experienced multi-disciplinary team in 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).
You will join 19 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.
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.
Main duties of the job
The diagnosis, management and treatment of children, adolescents and families with severe and complex mental health problems.
- The consultant will carry psychiatric responsibility only for those patients seen by psychiatrists within their respective CAMHS team.
- The consultant will not routinely care coordinate. All cases on the consultant's caseload should have another clinician from the team as care coordinator.
o The post-holder would be expected to offer new assessment appointments, follow-up, consultation and multi-agency liaison, as well as be available for unpredictable emergency work.
We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.
Please refer to the accompanying job description for full details on the roles and responsibilities of this post
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