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Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Job Reference: 833-NT-CS-189-20

Employer:
(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£79,860 up to £107,668 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


The post will be based in a locality-based community CAMHS team as well as providing psychiatric input into citywide pathways. There are ten other consultants in child and adolescent psychiatry in Leeds including full-time consultants. The appointee will provide psychiatric input to the multidisciplinary team, contributing to clinical and team management decisions and providing consultation to others.

Leeds CAMHS has a strong ethos of multidisciplinary team working. An ability and desire to work collaboratively as well as to contribute to clinical leadership is essential.

Leeds is a fantastic place to live. A rewarding place to work. It offers a great quality of life, a beautiful natural environment, excellent primary, secondary and further education and superb leisure and cultural opportunities.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) is a forward looking and dynamic organisation, which is seeking to continuously improve its services. Relationships between clinical staff and managers are underpinned by a determination to work together and with key external partners to ensure that we deliver high quality care for patients, their carers and families.

LCH is committed to providing flexibility over working hours to allow individuals to balance their working and home lives. If you are interested in discussing the opportunities for flexible working, we encourage you to contact us so we can discuss working hours which work for both you and the service

For further information please contact: Dr Edward Pepper, Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, on 0113 84 3057200.




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.


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

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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