CURRENT VACANCIES Consultant Psychiatrist

Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Reference: VAC-10666_1509916095
Salary: £150000 per annum
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: ASAP


My client in Norwich is recruiting for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

- Take overall responsibility and charge of the medical care of all the patients on the post holders unit
- Holding and chairing weekly patient review meetings (ward rounds)
- Reviewing each of their inpatients at least weekly ensuring that these assessments are documented.
- Attending weekly Datix/risk meeting to address all incidents and safeguarding matters
- Attending the on-site CPD peer group with other Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
- Attending Clinical Governance meetings

- Offering a psychiatric perspective to the multidisciplinary team in relation to the assessment, formulation and treatment of young people
- Taking clinical responsibility for patients including Patient review meetings, risk reviews, strategic reviews and the development of a therapeutic milieu.
- Fulfilling the role of Responsible Clinician to patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007). Medically responsible under the Mental Health Act for the medical treatment of all of the patients on this specific PICU to which the post holder is appointed
- Contributing to in-house training programmes within the services and offering supervision to other members of the multi-disciplinary team, particularly junior staff
- Be the primary, focal role in the case management of the patients in relation to the referring community CAMHS, adult mental health (when appropriate), local authority and commissioning agencies
- Managing admissions and discharges from the unit

- Contributing to the development and evaluation of services in collaboration with the Medical Director, Hospital Manager and Head of Nursing and Quality
- Taking part in medically related audits, presenting these to the audit and Clinical Governance meetings
- Working with the Hospital/Ward Manager to plan, convene, co-chair (or delegate the chair) for quarterly team meetings (QTM) in order to facilitate good team functioning
- Developing a job plan that suits the needs of the individual and the services


The successful candidate must:

- Hold current full GMC registration with no restrictions on practice
- Have current approved clinical status
- Be approved under section 12 (2) of the Mental health act 1983 (amended 2007)
- Be on the specialist register for Child and Adolescent psychiatry
- Hold a CCT for Specialist Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Maintain CPD and re-validation requirements as determined by the Royal College of Psychiatrists or other relevant statutory bodies
- Be a good team player and keen to participate in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, formulation and management plans


- A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Funded study leave
- Medical insurance
- Payment of medical indemnity
- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme
- Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
- 2 weeks paid paternity leave
- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
- A range of staff discounts
- Opportunities for training and development
- Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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Job Reference: VAC-10666_1509916095

Salary: £150000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: ASAP

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