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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/01/2020.

Consultant Psychiatrist in CAMHS

Job Reference: 354-CS-19175-D

Employer:
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
St Anne's Community Service Centre, Hastings
Salary:
£79,860-£107,668

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Trust is committed to providing opportunities for flexible working.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.


The Hastings and Rother community team have an exciting opportunity for a CAMHS consultant psychiatrist. Some of the duties the role holder will be involved in is; providing medical psychiatric assessment and intervention; providing psychiatric advice and consultation to colleagues in CAMHS, health, social care, education and other staff across a range of agencies; as well as future development and service redesign.

Please note this post is being advertised as full time. However, please get in touch if you are interested in the position but want to work different hours or work flexibly. Please also note that this post attracts a golden hello payment of up to £5000 as well as a relocation Package of up to £8000. Information on these can be obtained from our Medical Staffing Team on 0300 304 0393.

This post will be based in the Children and Young People Service (ChYPS) in East Sussex at St Anne's Community Centre. St Anne's has a staff car park and a permit will be available to the successful applicant of this post.

You will work as part of a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team which includes nurses, clinical psychologists, child psychotherapists, and social workers. This post will work alongside another 3.5 WTE of Consultants and Specialty Doctor who work in East Sussex ChYPS.

You will have a dedicated 0.5 WTE of admin support (pro rata dependent on hours worked) as well as access to a wider ChYPS administration team. The Hastings & Rother CAMHS team, like all teams in East Sussex is supported by an Urgent Help Service (UHS) to provide additional community support to families and young people experiencing acute crisis and/or bed management to tier 4 admissions.

You will also be part of a Trust wide consultant network where there are opportunities to liaise with colleagues in other posts throughout the Trust and develop peer networks. You will also see consultant peers weekly at the local academic programme, at regular division meetings in the locality and at clinical governance meetings.

Sussex Partnership is committed to people participation, meaning that we involve patients and their carers and supporters, in service decision-making and planning. You will be expected to contribute to this shared value and to support the functioning of this service in the delivery of its participation strategy.

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

Not decided yet or want to discuss your individual interests in working at Sussex Partnership then please pick up the phone and talk to us! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas on how our jobs can work for you:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Davies - Locality Manager on 01424 758905

Jodie Olliver- General manager CAMHS East Sussex




Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.


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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