Consultant Psychiatrist Post CAMHS Service
We are a financially stable progressive mental health and community services trust with very strong clinical leadership at all levels of the organisation.
The trust has a focus on improving the experience of patients, carers and our staff. For the last two years we have been developing a special quality improvement programme that provides our clinical staff, patients and carers with skills to transform our services. We believe that our staff are the organisation’s greatest asset and are the best agents for change.
In 2015 the Trust became responsible for mental health services in Luton and Bedfordshire. In 2016 it was graded as Outstanding by the CQC, as Provider of the Year by the Health Service Journal, as well as being rated the best place to work in Mental Health.
The Coborn Adolescent Centre for Mental Health
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed Child and Adolescent psychiatrist within a well-established multidisciplinary team at the Coborn Centre.
The Coborn Centre opened in 2006 and has led the way in the innovative design of adolescent mental health facilities nationally. It has a 16 bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (12 additional beds opened in December 2017), a 12 bed Acute Admission service and a Day service offering bespoke packages of assessment and intervention of varying intensity.
The Centre has been rated as Outstanding by the CQC as well has being accredited as Excellent by the QNIC in two successive cycles.
The post offers the opportunity to work in, and to develop, an innovative and expanding specialist service. You will need to be flexible in the context of a team managing a range of highly complex mental health issues, have sound risk assessment and risk management skills, excellent managerial and interpersonal skills and thrive in a busy multidisciplinary team environment. Experience of working in a diverse multi-racial community and with individuals and families affected by economic and social exclusion would be of benefit.
Applications will be welcomed from candidates included in or eligible for the Specialist Register or within six months of obtaining their CCT.
For further information on this post please contact: Dr Graeme Lamb, Clinical Director Childrens Services on 07971 088773 or Dr Rafik Refaat Associate Clinical Director at Coborn Adolescent Unit on 0207 540 6789 or Mr. Dermot Ryall, Associate Director, CAMHS on 07855 783 871.
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Closing date: 2 April 2018. Interview date: 10 April 2018.