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Visiting CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Nov 2021
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Job Details

As a Visiting CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist, you'll be self-employed and will discuss with the Hospital Director about your working hours at the service.

Your knowledge and skills will be valued as you join a small and enthusiastic CAMHS therapy team of clinicians, who support people with difficulties and mental health conditions, including ADHD and Autism.

You will demonstrate a commitment to clinical excellence and will need to be a people-person as you oversee treatment plans and provide assessments and treatment to service users alongside a multidisciplinary team.

As part of the Clinical Governance framework, you will have the opportunity to support quality improvement initiatives to enhance the service user experience. You will enjoy a comprehensive introduction and will have access to a range of IT equipment to support your commitment to delivering great healthcare.

Other responsibilities:
  • Full medical responsibility for Children and adolescents
  • Adhere to risk assessment protocols and risk management
  • Psychological assessment, diagnosis and follow up of outpatients
  • Prescribing medication, monitoring and stabilising medication
  • Form part of local clinical governance
  • Assist service users in applying for PMI funding
  • Providing a "one-stop-shop" signposting to the in-house therapy service

To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Registration with major insurance companies
  • Relevant experience within a similar setting
  • Experienced in providing ADOS assessments and treatment
  • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • In-depth knowledge of Mental Health Legislation
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management principles
  • Proven record of Continued Professional Development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A positive and solution-focussed approach

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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