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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2022.

Consultant Psychiatrist - (RRP-£15k)

Job Reference: 274-LPFT6767

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

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

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



We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

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.

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