Consultant Psychiatrist Post CAMHS Service

London (East), London (Greater)
12 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Newham Child and Family Consultation Service Emotional & Behavioural Team including Paediatric Liaison

A Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist is required.This CAMHS services is one of 5 community CAMHS teams and 1 inpatient service which are part of the ELFT Specialist Services Directorate, providing assessment and treatment of young people with mental health disorders up to the age of 18 years.

The Emotional and behavioural team provides assessment and treatment to children and young people presenting with a wide range of emotional and behavioural disorders. Each EBT comprises a full range of CAMHS disciplines including child psychotherapy, clinical psychology, family therapy and nursing, as well as child and adolescent psychiatry.
The post-holder will be expected to provide joint senior clinical leadership to the multi-disciplinary team in partnership with a non- medical co lead, to provide psychiatric assessment and treatment where clinically appropriate, case management of complex or high risk presentations, and to facilitate the development of the team and wider service.
The Paediatric Liaison team, is a small team providing liaison to paediatric services at Newham University Hospital and offering assessment and treatment of somatisation & conversion disorders as well as emotional difficulties related to chronic physical illness.

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 Georgina Hawkes, Associate Clinical Director, Newham CFCS on 020 7055 8400 or Dr Priti Patel Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist on 020 7055 8400.

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Closing date: 2 April 2018. Interview date: 10 April 2018.

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