Locum Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Newham, London (Greater)
17 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Full-time (10 PAs Monday to Friday)

We require a locum consultant child and adolescent psychiatrists for the Newham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

Newham Child and Family Consultation Service (CFCS) is a long established service for the assessment and treatment of young people up to the age of 18 years, their families and carers living in the borough.

The service comprises two multidisciplinary Emotional & Behavioural Teams (EBT), a Neurodevelopmental Team, including ADHD and Learning Disability/Autism sub-teams, an Adolescent Mental Health Team and a Looked After Children / Local Authority team.

You’ll be expected to provide consultant input and leadership to one of the EBTs (jointly with a non-medical clinical team leader), as well as provide clinical input duties within the wider service including the Front Door referral and triage team, together with other consultant and junior doctor colleagues. The EBTs provide assessment and treatment to a wide range of emotional and behavioural disorders.

This post will provide cover for a vacant substantive consultant post
for a period of a year prior to an appointment being made to the
substantive post.

This post will contribute to the East London out of hours on call rota with colleagues from the wider East London, ELFT consultant group.

You’ll be based in diverse Plaistow in the London Borough of Newham, with excellent transport hubs and first class personal and professional development opportunities in an award-winning trust (HSJ Provider Trust of the Year). The Care Quality Commission has recently rated the trust’s inpatient and community CAMHS services Outstanding.

For further information, please contact Dr. Georgina Hawkes, Associate Clinical Director and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, on 0207 055 8400 or at: georgina.hawkes@elft.nhs.uk or Dr. Graeme Lamb, Clinical
Director, at: graeme.lamb@elft.nhs.uk or Lawford Clough on 0207 055 8400 or at: lawford.clough@elft.nhs.uk

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Closing date for both posts: 30 August 2017

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