Are you a Consultant Psychiatrist who is dedicated and passionate about improving child and adolescent mental health services?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to take a key leadership role in developing and transforming a new service within AWP CAMHS?
We are looking for a dynamic clinical leader in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to join an experienced clinical management team in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CAMHS.
Our CAMHS services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are part of the Community Children's Health Partnership (CCHP), which includes all community-based children's healthcare services across the area. CCHP is provided by a partnership with Sirona Care & Health (lead partner), and Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Trust (AWP).
North Somerset CAMHS has recently joined AWP CAMHS. The multi-disciplinary team comprises Psychologists, Nurses, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Child Psychotherapists, arts psychotherapists. The team caseload is varied with a range of core and specialist pathways for children, young people and families.
You will join 14 experienced and supportive Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatry colleagues working across 5 community CAMHS teams and 2 Learning Disability CAMHS teams in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, an Intensive Support and Hospital Assessment Team and a Tier 4 inpatient unit and a variety of specialist CAMHS teams.
We are currently in the process of implementing the i-THRIVE model across AWP CAMHS, in order to transform services alongside young people, carers and our partner agencies. This provides a unique opportunity for you to develop and share your special interest and/or service leadership and management.
We are advertising a full-time post within the Urgent Care and Assessment team, a newly developed team offering urgent assessments and management of high risk cases, including liaison with the acute hospitals in Bristol. The post-holder will have the opportunity of further developing this service to offer intensive support and outreach, and link closely with the Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS Intensive Outreach team. Part time and job share applications will be considered.
AWP has a forward thinking and inclusive medical community and we are committed to your development and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Dr Helen Stephens, Clinical Lead for CAMHS, Tel: 0117 340 8600; 07714488739
Heather Kapeluch, Head of Operations for CAMHS, Tel: 0117 340 8601; 07808877702