Consultant Psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
03 Oct 2017
28 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A great place to work, a great place to live

Consultant Psychiatrist in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services CAMHS 
Community CAMHS Consultant ADHD 8 PAs Suffolk

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust was founded in January 2012 coming together from Norfolk & Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Suffolk Mental Health Partnership. 

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a CAMHS Community Consultant 8 PAs to support the ADHD service in Suffolk and provide Clinical Leadership.

The successful applicant will be working with a team of enthusiastic CAMHS Consultants and MDT colleagues in the Child and Family and Youth Pathways in the established Integrated Community Team model. There are close working relationships with Community Paediatrics and Children and Young People‚Äôs services. There will be an out of hours general child and adolescent psychiatry on call commitment attached to this post, currently on a 1:7 rota. 

The Trust encourages applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic doctors who would welcome the opportunity to work in a high quality service in a beautiful part of the world. The Trust encourages leadership roles for senior clinicians as part of the core job and in additional roles, where available, in medical education, management, research and teaching. We have strong links with The University of Cambridge and University of East Anglia Medical Schools and regular medical student attachments.
Suffolk is a predominantly rural area but with good rail and road links to London, and, via the coastal ports and Stansted airport, to Europe and further afield! Ipswich is the largest town in Suffolk and has gone through significant regeneration in recent years. Bury St Edmunds is the largest of the market towns in the west of Suffolk, forming the centre of a ring of attractive market towns. 

Suffolk has a very low crime rate and is a safe place to live. There are also some very good schools in the area.

Applicants for the post should have or be eligible for a CCT and eligible onto the Specialist Register within six months of the interview date. Full GMC registration, approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act, eligibility for Approved Clinician status and appropriate child and adolescent psychiatry experience are required. 

The Trust is working towards equal opportunities and welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexuality or religious belief.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy. 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Candidates are invited to contact Dr Jonathan Lyons CAMHS Consultant 
or Paula Clarke Locality Manager on 01284 719725. They would be delighted to talk to you and to arrange a visit if you would like.

To apply for the above vacancy, please click the apply button.  You can also download a Job Description from the link below. 

Closing date:Saturday, 28 th October 2017.

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