CAMHS Consultant

  • South East of England
  • Car allowance
  • Permanent
  • Consultant

Posted May 28, 2024

We have an excellent permanent job opportunity for a CAMHS Consultant working for a private secure service based in the South East. This is a full-time role, providing psychiatric care to a brand new 12 bedded CAMHS service.

Salary: £160,000 per annum + car allowance

Position: CAMHS Consultant

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Setting: Covering 12 bed (inpatient)

Location: South East

As a CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist, you will deliver an evidence-based and focused treatment plan to support the children and young people, and their families, as they progress through their care plans to understand eating behaviours and restore physical health.

You will work alongside the talented and experienced multidisciplinary team to create tailored treatment programmes to support the individual needs of each young person within a warm and nurturing environment. This will allow you to understand symptoms, patterns and origins of psychological distress.

For this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Review referrals and determine appropriateness for admission
  • Conduct admission assessments and maintain effective management plans of all young people on the unit
  • Conduct risk assessments and review regularly
  • Allocate specialist psychological treatments in line with individual needs
  • Assess physical health
  • Ensuring effective liaison with referring teams
  • Facilitating regular CPA review meeting
  • Act as Responsible Clinician for young people detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Involvement in quality, inspections and governance processes
  • You will also be required to take part in the On-Call Consultant rota.

What benefits are on offer?

  • Annual salary of £160,000
  • Car allowance
  • The equivalent of 30 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and on-site parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Career development and training

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

  • Registered on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a licence to practice
  • Experience of CAMHS Forensic and/or Eating Disorders desirable

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 Frankie on 01277 286 011.

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