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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/05/2021.

SAS Doctors for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) 2

Job Reference: 453-A-21-3148726

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Bradford and Keighley, Bradford
£40,037 - £74,661 pa, pro rata

Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

The Trust’s purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:- We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people’s views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

Applications are invited for the post of Speciality and Associate Specialist (SAS) in Children and Young People Mental Health at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust has two full time (10 pa) posts available for a fixed term of 6 months each in Children and Young People Mental Health at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust and will cover services across Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. These areas represent a diverse patient base from inner city to rural countryside.

The postholder will join a team of 9 established Consultants who, in collaboration with service users, have overseen the digitisation of provisions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. During this time, the team maintained full provision and has supported service users in new and innovative ways, working closely with member of the MDT’s.

Using digital platforms has allowed staff to effectively balance their work between home and clinics. This has given a renewed focus on staff wellbeing and a work life balance.

About us:

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of award-winning mental health, learning disabilities and community health services to a growing population of 580,000 people across a diverse district comprising urban and rural Bradford, Airedale and Craven. The population is one of the most multicultural in Britain with over 100 languages. Localities in Bradford are amongst the most deprived in the country reflected in higher than average demand for health services and reduced life expectancy.

The Trust has embedded lean methodology throughout its’ services under the Care Trust Way – continually improving together. Time and resources have been created to focus on pathways, workflows and information resources to continually improve in everything the Trust does.

Why Bradford:

Our district has 17,000 businesses, including more FTSE 100 companies than any other city in the north of England. From the best curry in the country, to the world’s turbo chargers, to breakthrough technologies helping to manage chronic pain and outstanding healthcare, we have something for everyone.

With amenities on our doorstep from modern shopping centres and leading restaurants to breath-taking countryside, Bradford has something for everyone.

Come and create the future with us!

Closing date: 30th May 2021

Interview date: Yet to be determined

For further information regarding this post please contact:

  • Dr Ezhil Anand Consultant 01274 228200
  • Dr Larteque Lawson Consultant 01274 228200

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Julia Jones
Job title: Medical Clinical Manager
Email address:
Telephone number: 07831635073

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Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

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