Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Disorders

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Medical and Psychiatry
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Competitive

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Consultant Psychiatrist -  CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Disorders


Full time 37.5 hours a week

Salary - Very Competitive plus package and benefits


At St Andrew’s Healthcare, we are focused on building our reputation for high quality care and treatment for patients with complex mental health presentations.  St Andrews has recent undertaken a major transformation to become a world leader in Value-Based Healthcare. As part of that programme we have established 15 Integrated Practice Units (IPU’s) which will focus on improving patient outcomes.


The CAMHS Developmental Disorders IPU in Northampton have an exciting opportunity to develop and strengthen your experience working with patients in secure care settings.  This post offers a rare opportunity to provide Responsible Clinician support for children and young people with neurodevelopmental disorders, complex mental health conditions and significant risk in a national medium secure service. This is a rewarding post with an excellent multidisciplinary team, and a forward-thinking and holistic approach is taken to patient care and treatment in the IPU.  Care is delivered in an excellent purpose built, well-resourced environment (Fitzroy House).


You will lead a multi-disciplinary team and oversee the management of children and young people with neurodevelopmental disability and complex mental disorders.  You will be able to promote innovation and improvement of services and there will also be a strong research and teaching element to the role.  Alongside their clinical responsibility, the post-holder will be able to undertake non-clinical activities of interest such as career development and the opportunity for further study.


With scope to develop your specialist interests and grow your remit and responsibilities, we will actively encourage you to be a leader nationally in mental health and influence the future direction of services.


You will have MRCPsych or equivalent, and a CCT in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or a CCT in Learning Disability, Forensic Psychiatry or General Adult Psychiatry with significant experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.


A top 20 UK charity, St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care in mental health, learning disability, autistic spectrum disorders and neurological conditions. We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities. Our independence means we can always put service users’ interests at the heart of decision making, while re-investing surpluses in frontline services.


We welcome your application but to discuss further,  please contact Dr Paul Wallang (Clinical Director) 01604 616773 or or Paula Cullinan (Recruitment Partner) 01604 61(6545) or