Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
23 Jun 2019
Career Level
Consultant
Hours
Full Time

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Bedfordshire CAMHS Emotional and Behavioural Team Job Ref: 363-MRSSBC5193 Full Time (10 Sessions)

Bedfordshire CAMHS 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.

All ELFT CAMH Services comprise a number of multidisciplinary teams based upon care pathways including: Adolescent Mental Health Team, Emotional & Behavioural Team(s), Neurodevelopmental Team (Learning Disability and Autism +/- ADHD) and LAC / Targeted Team.

We provide assessment and treatment to young people (0-17 years) with a range of significant and enduring mental health problems including psychosis, bipolar disorder, severe depression and OCD.

You will be expected to offer contributions to the wider clinical leadership, the multi-disciplinary team, to provide psychiatric assessment and treatment where clinically appropriate and case management of high risk presentations.

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 please contact: Dr Cathy Lavelle, Clinical Director Childrens Services, email: cathy.lavelle@nhs.net

Dr Harriet Stewart, Assoc. Clinical Director, Bedfordshire CAMHS, email: harriet.stewart2@nhs.net Dr Dudley Manns, Medical Director for Luton & Bedfordshire, email: dudley.manns@nhs.net