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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/03/2021.

CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist RRP £15k

Job Reference: 274-LPFT6767

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Sycamore Centre, Beacon Lane, Grantham
£82,096 to £110,683 pa


Lincolnshire is leading the way with mental health transformation projects

Do you want to be part of changing mental health for the future? Improving things for the next generation and influencing the future. We have a number of exciting new opportunities for clinical and non-clinical staff.

Excellent, well trained and motivated staff are what make the Trust as successful as we are.

We employ over 2200 staff in a variety of roles and are proud that in the past two years we have been rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England; achieving the second best mental health trust nationally in 2018 staff survey. We firmly believe that the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce and this is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall.

As a Trust we believe that having a diverse workforce and allowing people to be themselves is essential to good employment, we are openly supportive and encourage difference. We have three active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+) and staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE). This has resulted in annual staff conferences and some great national accolades, such as, the Trust being included in the Top 100 organisations in the country within the Stonewall Index.

Thank you for considering Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) as your future employer.

The Trust is committed to work life balance now more than ever which will continue even in a post COVID-19 landscape. LPFT will consider all flexible working requests coupled with remote working including geographically distanced working where this can be safely managed and agreed within your job plan.

The post

LPFT are looking for x2 CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrists to join our award winning outstanding CAMHS Service in Grantham. There are x2 posts available totalling 1.4WTE. Less than full time applications are welcomed and discussions can be had should you wish to increase the PA’s.

This is a replacement post and you will contribute to the provision of a specialist and multi-disciplinary community-based Child and Adolescent Mental Health service to the area of Grantham, Sleaford, and North Spalding and surrounding villages serving a population of around 38000.

Due to COVID-19 the rate of referrals has varied however, on average the team receives 70 referrals per month. The post holder will work with colleagues from the Grantham and Boston CAMHS hubs with clinics being held at Sycamore Centre Grantham, Riversdale Clinic Sleaford and Johnson Community Hospital and Spalding.

Facts about our CAMHS services:

  • Lincolnshire CAMHS rated outstanding by the CQC since 2016
  • Lincolnshire CAMHS is made up of specialist service including Core services, Crisis Services, Eating Disorder Services and Learning Disability Services, as well as a service for young people who have concerning sexual behaviours (Harmful behaviours).
  • The service offer evidence based treatment pathways.
  • Lincolnshire CAMHS is also piloting a new care model which provides an intensive community treatment model to young people and families, with a view to reduce tier 4 admission and ensure care for young people is provided at home.
  • Lincolnshire CAMHS is part of wider CYP Services, that includes education early intervention and prevention teams (Healthy Minds Lincolnshire) as well as rolling out the Mental Health Support Teams in schools
  • Lincolnshire CAMHS has achieved awards for the successful development and implementation of Peer Support

About the Trust

This is an excellent and exciting time to join an innovative trust, aspiring for better patient outcomes. We are proud that in the past 3 years we have been rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England and in the top 10% nationally of all Trusts. CAMHS services within LPFT have been rated “outstanding” since 2016.

We firmly believe that the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce and this is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall. LPFT is a high performing and financially sound organisation and consistently recognised by our junior doctors as the best place in the East Midlands for their education, learning and development (GMC Survey).

The Offer

  • Attractive remuneration package including an additional recruitment premium of £15k
  • Local pension options outside of NHS Pension
  • Flexible relocation package up to £8k
  • Active internal medical bank with competitive hourly rates
  • Protected time for research and special clinical interests
  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years
  • Study leave budget of £2000 per person per annum
  • A strong ethos on learning and development
  • Excellent post graduate training experience
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Supportive carer / family leave policy for family emergencies


Lincoln has been crowned the best UKcityto raise a family, thanks to its outstanding schools, clean air quality, safety and averagepropertyprices.

People move to Lincolnshire, primarily, for the quality of life on offer a real mix of bustling historic market towns, idyllic villages, miles of unspoilt coastline, areas of outstanding natural beauty and one of the greatest cathedral cities in Britain.

All this plus a diverse and fast-growing economy, low unemployment, a healthy environment, low crime rates, health and education facilities well above the national average and affordable housing.

Next steps

For a better insight into the Trust and the role itself please contact Dr Adaeze Bradshaw, Clinical Director Specialist Services / Consultant Psychiatrist on



In partnership with staff, volunteers, patients and carers we have developed our values, behaviours and culture over the past three years; and we live by them. Our leaders are compassionate, supportive and avoid blame. We look at solution focused outcomes, working on a theme of continuous improvement, which benefits the Trust, its employees and of course our patients and services users.

We also offer great new rewards and benefits to staff as you will see, so if you are not already part of our team why not come and join us?

We offer 24 hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

Preference will be given to NHS colleagues who are currently 'at risk' and meet the minimum criteria of the Job Description & Person Specification.

Please provide accurate details for your references, these should cover the last 3 years and include your current or most recent employer or education to enable The Recruitment Team to be timely in their request. For internal staff we will seek a reference from your current manager.

Interview Expenses will not be paid.

Due to recent high volumes of applications, posts may be closed earlier once a sufficient number have been received.

Where required new employees will be subject to an electronic Disclosure & Barring Service check, please refer to the additional documentation above. You will be asked to attend a Pre-employment check appointment in Sleaford or Lincoln. Start dates will coincide with Induction and fall on the first week of the each month.

If you have any difficulty completing this application form please contact (01522) 421510
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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.

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