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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Job Description

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset. Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

As a leading teaching, training and research trust, we have close links to Oxford and Oxford Brookes, Buckinghamshire, Reading and Bath universities. We are part of the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre, working closely with our university colleagues to translate their findings into clinical care as quickly as possible, enabling people using our services to benefit from the latest advances in healthcare.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.

Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service and other relevant employment checks.

Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Buckinghamshire CAMHS.

10 PA, less than Full time will be considered.

This is a new post for a consultant colleague to join our established Multidisciplinary team in Aylesbury. This post will play a leading role to help us embed the new service model during 2016 following our successful bid to provide the service with our partners Barnados and Beat. The new service works across Bucks with pathways for eating disorders, LD, neurodevelopmental disorders, psychosis, vulnerable children and mood and stress.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative Trust delivering integrated services in five counties and regionally. In Buckinghamshire we provide CAMHS, Adult mental health services and speech and language therapy.

The Trust benefits from strong working relationships with Oxford University, within which the University Department of Psychiatry is highly rated for teaching and research. Many consultant psychiatrists contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes and can become involved in research. The Oxford University section of child psychiatry supports specialist clinical services and research on neurodevelopmental disorders, brain imaging, infant mental health problems, and refugee children.

Our CAMHS services are innovative, and passionate about children and young people’s mental health. We are rated as Good by the CQC with outstanding for caring.

We are recognised nationally as is a leader in delivering CYP IAPT with Reading University as our Higher Education and Innovation Partner partners from Gloucester, Dorset, Berkshire, Luton and Dunstable, Kensington and Chelsea.

The applicant should have a higher specialist training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in approved training post, and must be at least within 6 months obtaining their CCT at the time of interview.

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr N Hindley, Associate Medical Director ( ( Phone number removed ) ). Or Dr Woodhouse, Clinical director on ( ( Phone number removed ) ).

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

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