CAMHS Consultant

  • West Midlands
  • Up to £100000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted May 2, 2024

Athona would like to invite applications for a Part time CAMHS Consultant post, working for a private service in the West Midlands.

This role is for a Consultant CAMHS Psychiatrist with in-patient experience to join the MDT on a six bedded Tier 4 CAMHS ED service. The site based medical team will be made up of two employed consultants and three specialty doctors, alongside already established MDT members.

Salary: £100,000 for 3 day per week

Position: CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist

Hours: Part time – 3 days per week

Setting: 6 bedded CAMHS Eating disorder service

Location: West Midlands, Stafford

For this role, you will be responsible for:


  • Leading the multidisciplinary team that undertakes screening assessments for admissions to the service.
  • Leading the multidisciplinary team in the care and treatment of our patients, including weekly ward round review, risks assessment and ongoing treatment plans
  • Attend family meetings, case review meetings and discharge planning meetings as required
  • Ensure clinical documentation is robust and up to date
  • Practise evidence-based care through national standards and guidelines
  • Provide supervision to specialty doctors
  • Prepare for and participate in external reviews (CQC and Quality Network reviews)
  • Participation in on-call rota (second on-call – 1 in 3)


  • Attendance of the hospital wide Clinical Governance Group (monthly)
  • Attendance, and contribution to, the group wide Mental Health Clinical Governance Group (quarterly).
  • Participate in service development, through research, innovation and local audit.
  • Continue strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, particularly our partners in the NHS
  • Supervision and support of the site based specialty doctor.
  • Engagement in National Networks
  • Ongoing personal development through CPD and annual appraisal (and adhering to the GMC’s “Good Medical Practice”
  • Regular review of prescribing practices in conjunction with Ashton’s E-Prescribing reports and engagement with Ashton’s site based pharmacist.

What benefits are on offer?

  • A salary of £100,000
  • Medical indemnity reimbursed by Active Care Group
  • Annual leave
  • Enrolment into pension scheme
  • 2 x annual salary Life Assurance
  • Study leave with associated financial budget
  • Support in research and / or leadership development
  • Access to further training through the Apprenticeship Levy via degrees such as the Executive master’s in medical leadership (Bayes Business School, London)
  • A range of benefits are available via the benefits portal

For this role, we’re looking for someone who is:

  • MRCPsych (Required)
  • CAMHS CCT or CESR (Required) or evidence of pathway for imminent completion
  • Approved Clinician and Section 12 Approved (Required)
  • Working within an inpatient CAMHS Eating Disorders setting
  • Evidenced based practice
  • Confidence in engaging internal and external stakeholders
  • Patient centred, outcomes-based care

What can Athona offer you?

  • Experts in the psychiatry sector offering a professional and supportive service
  • Nationwide vacancies available in the NHS and private sector, many exclusive to Athona
  • Provide support from start to finish, including negotiations on terms and onboarding
  • Overseas support for candidates not familiar with the UK
  • A supportive team who truly care about your career, taking the time to understand your needs and help you achieve your aspirations
  • Support beyond placement, making sure you’re happy with your new job and it continues to fulfils your career goals.

Interested? Simply apply above today to enjoy these excellent career prospects and reap the rewards of making a real difference to others, every day.

If you are interested in learning more about this job role or any other opportunities through Athona, get in touch with James on 01277 286 021.

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