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Specialty Doctor / Associate Specialist – CAMHS

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Medical and Psychiatry
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Up to £80K plus on call payments depending on experience

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Full Time or Part Time
On call payments paid separately 

You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare

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

You will join one of the largest specialist mental health sites in the UK and join a team of over 30 other Consultant Psychiatrists and 8 Clinical Directors / Medical Directors based at our Northampton site so lots of support for someone early in their psychiatry career but great opportunities to progress into more senior level roles in the future too.

The Northampton site also has other services such as Low Secure, PICU, Learning Disability, Autism, Neuropsychiatry, Forensics, and Medium Secure as well as our academic and research centre so great opportunities to broaden and develop your skills in the future too.  It also has facilities such as a café, garden centre, charity shop, woodwork & ceramics workshop all staffed by patients and service users along with other facilities such as gym’s and swimming pools for patients and staff to use and all based in over 150 acres of beautiful woodland grounds.

“Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.”

Child and Adolescent Service Mental Health Service

Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are designed for boys and girls aged 13 to 18 with complex mental disorders, severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, intellectual disabilities, mental illness and autistic spectrum disorders.

We are able to treat a wide range of disorders, including the most challenging and complex. Our ethos, is to provide person-centered care which addresses young people’s mental health needs as well as their functional, cognitive, emotional, social, communication, sensory and vocational needs.

The ideal candidate will have experience in acute mental health care, an interest or experience in CAMHS and a desire to succeed in a challenging, fast paced and ultimately rewarding work environment.

The service has a track record for innovation and using outcome measures to provide the highest quality of care.

About You

The successful candidate will join an established MDT and help support the continuous improvement of services and patient care. You will also be able to undertake research projects as part of St Andrew's commitment to innovation and world-class care.

MRCPsych or equivalent is preferable and membership of the GMC will be required.  Further career progression in terms of Section 12(2) approval, Approved Clinician status, will be encouraged and supported. 

Development
We are extremely proud to empower the careers of our medical professionals, and our Executive Medical Director and all of our Clinical Directors have grown and developed into their current roles within the Charity

We also support a number of our Psychiatrists through various leadership and clinical training programmes.  There are also opportunities to attend our regular internal CPD events and for you to develop a medico-legal out-patient practice as part of the St Andrews Consultancy Service.


 Why Choose St Andrew’s?

  • Competitive salary
  • Separately remunerated on call duties available
  • Support to complete CESR
  • A tailored comprehensive induction programme
  • Supportive working environment
  • Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development with regular onsite educational & training events
  • Support for appraisal and revalidation
  • Autonomy to make decisions to improve patient outcomes

 

Please see below some of the comments from current doctors within St Andrews healthcare:

“The working environment is conducive for anyone wanting to learn and progress in medicine. In particular, you will have plenty of senior support and guidance. (I don’t know of any previous post I’ve worked in, in which I have had as much access to my Supervising Consultant).


At St Andrew’s you will definitely feel you are a genuine and appreciated contributor to the Multidisciplinary Team and you will certainly feel you are making a positive difference in patient’s lives.”

Reward
The post attracts a competitive salary with travel allowance (with the option of additional remuneration for work undertaken via the St Andrew’s Consultancy service), sickness policy on par with NHS, 41 days annual leave including bank holidays, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, ongoing CPD and much more...

Interested?

For further details please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, James Farrelly on 01604 616624 or jcfarrelly@standrew.co.uk