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Speciality Doctor CAMHS

Job Description

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to employ a full time Specialty Doctor within Child and Young Person’s Mental Health services based in Rotherham. It’s an exciting time to join the team as it is reviewing its care pathways and working with the CAMHS commissioners to review and improve the CAMHS offer in Rotherham, providing an opportunity to shape future service delivery

The administrative base will be Kimberworth Place in Rotherham.Most of the clinical work will take place at the central clinical base.However, the post holder will be required to undertake assessments elsewhere, for example, Paediatric Wards, A & E, schools, GP surgeries, occasional home visits.

The post holder will be working with a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and creative therapists. The service receives referrals for young people up to the age of 18 with whom there are concerns about their mental health and emotional well-being.Referrals are accepted from General Practitioners, Social Workers, Education and Paediatricians. The service also has a self-referral route currently in place.

Cases are triaged by a multidisciplinary duty team who aim to see all cases that are urgent within 24 hours. The service also provides a range of brief interventions and a range of specialty teams including Eating Disorders team; ADHD; ASD diagnosis and Learning Disabilities.

The psychiatric input includes consultation in complex cases, consultation, assessment and treatment of a range of diagnosis including eating disorders; depression, severe anxiety and OCD and psychosis up to the age of 16.

Applicants must have 4 years full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty or shall have evidence of equivalent experience and competencies. Applicants will have demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues. Section 12(2) approval or eligibility for approval is desirable along with a driving license and access to a vehicle.

For further information and to arrange a visit to the service please contact Dr Alison Davies, Consultant Psychiatrist on  ( Phone number removed )  or Christina Harrison, Director of the Childrens Care Group on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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