Consultants Child and Adolescent

Keighley, West Yorkshire
£76,761 to £103,940
08 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 550,000 across Bradford and provides an integrated community and mental health service to people of all ages. There is a long established collaboration with local authority and third sector services and the Trust has recently achieved Foundation Trust status. 

Bradford is a vibrant city which combines a diverse population, varied cultural experiences, arts and entertainment with the challenges associated with a modern city. The district also includes part of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the semi-rural areas around them and has good transport links with Leeds, York, Sheffield and Manchester. We also have strong links with Leeds University which benefits training, education and research and our commitment to your ongoing professional development. In addition our Consultants are actively involved in a well-established junior doctor training programme and have strong links with the Leeds Medical School. 

CAMHS in Bradford is proud of its innovative practice in developing new pathways of care with primary care and home treatment as an alternative to inpatient care, along with our contribution to multi-agency care pathways for children not attending school and children with learning disabilities. 

Consultants Child and Adolescent (2 posts)
Salary: £76,761 to £103,940 2 x Posts – 1 is 10 PA’s and the other 6 PA’s Location: Hillbrook, Keighley 

We are advertising for two substantive Consultants working for our CAMHS Service covering the Airewharfe and Craven areas of the district. The post that is available for 10 PA’s may have some flexibility to work a different proportionate of PA’s subject to the needs of the service and candidate requirements. Please ensure you indicate your requirement clearly in your application. 

Your role will be to cover psychiatry, particularly to a locality team. In addition to the general responsibility, there will be a contribution to the management of young people at risk of out of area placements, and there will be an opportunity to develop specialist interest sessions in agreement with senior management. 

The successful candidate will provide medical leadership for the team and contribute towards on-going development of the service. You will work closely with other consultants in the service and have access to junior doctor support and be part of the wider group of General Adult psychiatrists and other psychiatrists in the trust. 

Your vision, enthusiasm, commitment and team-working skills will be key to your success in meeting these exciting and varied challenges. 

We would welcome applicants arranging to visit the trust or for an Informal enquiry, please contact: Kelly Barker, Service Manager on 07701 284392 or Dr Nicola Dawson, Medical Lead CAMHS 01535 661531.

Closing date for applications is: 4th June 2017.
Interviews will be held on the 28th June 2017 (TBC).

If you have the vision, enthusiasm, commitment and team working skills that can meet this exciting and varied challenge these roles will be bring and would like to apply, please click the apply button

We are an equal opportunities employer. 
Day Nursery facilities are available to staff.