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Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
CAMHS
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week (10 SESSIONS A WEEK - 37.5 HOURS A WEEK)
Job ref
050-CAMHSC-06-22
Site
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Town
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£82,356 - £106,920 NA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
11/10/2022 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

Consultant Psychiatrist – Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

North Wales has many spectacular locations to live, work and play! So please don’t skip past this advert and make the change of your life by applying for our Consultant post. You won’t regret it.  

We are expanding our Consultant numbers and wanting to recruit a substantive Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to work with North Wales Community CAMHS. The successful candidate will join a peer group of experienced and dynamic Consultants working in one of the three area teams across the North Wales Region. The Successful candidate can choose where they want to be based and can carry out work in any of the three areas across the region. A combination of remote and clinic based working will be supported with relevant tools. 

 

As part of the Health Board’s strategic collaboration with Bangor University, individuals with an interest in teaching and research who can demonstrate and agree a possible contribution to the School can be considered and nominated for recognition through the University’s process for granting honorary titles and help to deliver our shared vision for the North Wales School of Medicine and Health.

Main duties of the job

North Wales CAMHS is currently undergoing a Transformation, modernisation and re-design. This post provides an unmissable opportunity for a Consultant CAMHS Psychiatrist to influence, change and be part of the development of a modern CAMHS for North Wales. Working alongside senior multidisciplinary colleagues, the successful candidate will be part of a fully integrated multidisciplinary team providing complex formulation, consultation, diagnosis and interventions for children, young people and their families.   

As an important part of our workforce strategy, we are also developing our training programme for Psychiatrists within North Wales with a recent expansion in Higher Specialist training numbers. There are opportunities for you to become a recognised trainer for the Royal College of Psychiatrists and to provide Clinical and Educational Supervision of Core and Higher Specialist Trainees. Involvement in undergraduate Medical education is also encouraged and the newly established Medical School based in Bangor University will provide additional possibilities for teaching.

We are happy to facilitate visits to any of the three bases and the North Wales area.

Salary: Competitive with re-location expenses available.

Opportunities in the following areas:

West Area – Gwynedd and Anglesey Community CAMHS

Central Area – Conwy and Denbighshire Community CAMHS

East Area – Wrexham and Flintshire Community CAMHS

 

Working for our organisation

North Wales CAMHS is currently undergoing a Transformation, modernisation and re-design. This post provides an unmissable opportunity for a Consultant CAMHS Psychiatrist to influence, change and be part of the development of a modern CAMHS for North Wales. Working alongside senior multidisciplinary colleagues, the successful candidate will be part of a fully integrated multidisciplinary team providing complex formulation, consultation, diagnosis and interventions for children, young people and their families.   

As an important part of our workforce strategy, we are also developing our training programme for Psychiatrists within North Wales with a recent expansion in Higher Specialist training numbers. There are opportunities for you to become a recognised trainer for the Royal College of Psychiatrists and to provide Clinical and Educational Supervision of Core and Higher Specialist Trainees. Involvement in undergraduate Medical education is also encouraged and the newly established Medical School based in Bangor University will provide additional possibilities for teaching.

We are happy to facilitate visits to any of the three bases and the North Wales area.

Salary: Competitive with re-location expenses available.

Opportunities in the following areas:

West Area – Gwynedd and Anglesey Community CAMHS

Central Area – Conwy and Denbighshire Community CAMHS

East Area – Wrexham and Flintshire Community CAMHS

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please find full job description and person specification included in the additional documents section of the vacancy.

Person specification

qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registration on GMC Specialist Register or
  • Specialist Registrar able to take up post within 3 months of completing CCST
  • MRCPsych.

Skills and abilities

Essential criteria
  • Diagnosis and treatment of mental illness in children and adolescents in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Demonstrate ability to manage time effectively
Desirable criteria
  • Skills in social psychological and behavioural therapies

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in community CAMHS settings

Knowledge and research

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of Children Act (1989)
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005)
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act (1983)

Personal Skills

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective leadership
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
Desirable criteria
  • Basic IT skills (essential within 6 months)

other requirements

Essential criteria
  • Approved training status.
  • Section 12 (2) approval and a willingness to undertake training to become an Approved Clinician.
  • Able to undertake local travel
Desirable criteria
  • UK driving licence

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Adam Jackson
Job title
CAMHS Service Development & Improvement Manager
Email address
Adam.Jackson@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
03000 856162
Additional information

Candidates are encouraged to call for an informal discussion about the roles.

 

 

 

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Block 14
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Bodelwyddan
LL18 5UJ