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CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist

Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Come and work at a friendly, committed and established CAMHS Mental Health service where your knowledge and skills will be valued. As a Consultant Psychiatrist with experience working with young people with mental health co-morbidities, you can join the team at Potters Bar Clinic - which offers compressed hours flexibility and a relocation package of £8,000. Working 37.5 hours a week over 4 or 5 days, you will join a supportive and experienced team that provides care for children and young people aged 13 to 18 with complex needs (tier 4 service), where evidence-based and focused treatment programmes designed for the individual needs of each young person are provided.

You will be registered on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a license to practice with experience of CAMHs and leading multidisciplinary teams.

Potters Bar Clinic is contracted to provide services to the NHS and NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. In joining Elysium, you will be able to continue to support the wider NHS patient group whilst working for an independent sector organisation.

When you work as a Consultant Psychiatrist at Elysium Healthcare, you have access to a large and supportive peer group of like-minded professionals to engage and network with, as well as vast career development opportunities. There is an on-call element to this role (currently 1 in 6) which covers four existing Elysium CAMHS services, including Potters Bar Clinic, Brighton & Hove Clinic, Rhodes Wood Hospital and Cotswold Spa.Your Consultant Psychiatrist Responsibilities:

  • Review referrals and determine appropriateness for admission
  • Conduct Admission assessment and ensure effective management plans
  • Conduct risk assessment and review regularly
  • Allocate specialist psychological treatments
  • Assess physical health
  • Ensuring effective liaison with referring/community teams, specialists and Commissioners.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • To be registered on the GMC Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a licence to practise.
  • Have experience of CAMHS Forensic and/or Eating Disorders (desirable)

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £165,000
  • £8,000 relocation package
  • The equivalent of 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) - plus your birthday off!
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employerAt Elysium, you will have the opportunity for regular career development to ensure you're on the cutting edge and at the top of your game. You'll have access to excellent CPD, plus access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre consultants.You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

The relocation package is available for people who are outside of commutable distance and need to relocate to work in this role at Potters Bar Clinic. T&Cs apply.

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  • Job Reference: 707316885-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £165,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent