Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

£77,913 to £105,042
23 Apr 2019
19 May 2019
Career Level

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, CAMHS RAPID RESPONSE - 7 PA’s Rapid Response

(other PA’s available in CAMHS if looking for FT)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our innovative and experienced community CAMHS Rapid response Team in Berkshire.

We would encourage interested applicants to contact Dr Tamsin Marshall, Medical Lead for CAMHS (07990 946840) for more information and informal discussions.

The CAMHS Rapid Response Team offers a rewarding opportunity to deliver high-level mental health assessments and short term intervention to young people experiencing mental health crisis. Our newly developed team is essential in responding to young people and adolescents presenting to acute hospital to ensure high quality and robust assessments identifying the most appropriate care pathway to meet their needs.

About the Job

You will work closely with the wider CAMHS services in Berkshire as well as local authority and education colleagues and other services as required.

In return you will benefit from a culture that is firmly centred on staff support and development, enabling genuine job satisfaction. Much of our work is innovative and you will enjoy full involvement while being encouraged to contribute your own thoughts and initiatives.

What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare has been awarded an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with both its Community and In-patient CAMHS services achieving this rating. The Trust was recognised as an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organization in its latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.

We value our employees and put people first. We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, with a strong commitment to creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

Our 4 locality-based CAMHS Specialist Community Teams have recently embarked on the Trust Quality Management Improvement System training, with Berkshire Healthcare the first community and mental health trust to employ this innovative way of improving the working culture for patients and staff.

There is a friendly supportive CAMHS Consultant group who share peer supervision including a monthly case discussion group, two PDP groups and in house CPD programme. There is a wider supportive network of psychiatrists across the trust and CPD opportunities to meet psychiatrists from other specialities.

For further information please contact Matthew Prouse, Service Manager Rapid Response Team on 07775 852 630

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