Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Autism
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
- Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Optima Health.
- Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
- "In our Gift" providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
- The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
- Opportunities for flexible working (depending on the role)
- Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
- Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
- Child Care Vouchers Scheme
- Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
- NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes
Main duties of the job
This will be a key leadership role in the newly commissioned CYP Autism service in Staffordshire. The Trust currently has a stable and well established CAMHS consultant group who will offer good peer support to the new consultant in post.
In consultation with the service leads for the CYP Autism Service; the newly appointed consultant will support the development of our newly commissioned specialist ASC service and provide a highly specialist psychiatry service to Children & Young People with ASC diagnoses in South Staffordshire. The post holder will be responsible for providing highly specialist psychiatric input across three main areas:
- Assessment of complex presentations of possible Autistic Spectrum conditions
- Highly specialist advice and support to complex CYP with a diagnosis of autism
- Provide medical treatment for problems directly related to the diagnosis of Autism in complex cases
This role will incorporate complex psychiatric assessments leading to formulations of distress; interpretation and opinion; and forming judgements to inform service provision and providing necessary medical interventions. As well as provision of the clinical supervision to less experienced clinical members of the CYP Autism service who provide assessment and intervention.
By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by;
- Supporting your career development and progression
- Excellent NHS Pension scheme
- Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Options for flexible working
- Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
- If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
- Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
- Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rates
- Salary sacrifice bikes up to £2k
- Free car parking at all trust sites
- Free flu vaccinations every year
- Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to £250 (if the criteria is met)
And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.
Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.
Clinical and professional competence
Training and Research
Certificate of Sponsorship
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