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Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time: 10 PAs
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Bolton CAMHS
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
31/03/2020 23:59

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’


Consultant Psychiatrist

We are excited to receive applications from highly skilled, motivated, enthusiastic consultants or trainees who recently completed (or are about to complete) CCT. The opportunity of an established full time child and adolescent psychiatry post has arisen. The successful applicant / post holder will join an integrated multi-disciplinary team providing child and adolescent mental health care to the population of Bolton.

The successful applicant will work within the service alongside consultant child and adolescent psychiatrists, a consultant clinical psychologist, a paediatrician, clinical psychologists, CAMHS Practitioners from nursing, social work, therapy, and other allied backgrounds, Non-Medical Prescribers and Emotional Health and Well Being Practitioners, all providing a plethora of assessments including the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule interview and Qb Test, and interventions including psychopharmacology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation Response Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy and Functional Family Therapy, alongside care co-ordination.

Bolton CAMHS is a forward thinking and innovative CAMHS service with a strong participation ethos. It has ties with the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme and a number of the Bolton CAMHS team provide training or supervision.

It contributes to multi-disciplinary training with placements for ST 4 – 6 Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychiatry trainees, Core Psychiatry trainees on a sessional basis, Clinical Psychology trainees, Mental Health Nursing trainees and Emotional Health and Well Being Practitioner trainees. It also supports the development of non-medical prescribers within the trust.

Bolton CAMHS has been fortunate to receive a number of awards over the last years including awards for reflective practice in ADHD and Clinical Leadership (BMJ awards) and from within the organisation team of the year and volunteer of the year awards. The team has also received nominations for mental health team of the year (RCPysch Awards) and its participation work.

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is rated as ‘Good Overall’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC and provides a wide range of local services to Bolton, Salford, Trafford and the City of Manchester. Services are provided from a variety of acute trust sites alongside community services.

The Trust provides a range of innovative arts and rehabilitation services based around the principles of recovery, and is committed to models of partnership working with local voluntary and third sector organisations.

The Trust provides a number of Specialist Mental Health Services supporting Greater Manchester, the North West and beyond. These include; Forensic Mental Health Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Deafness as well as the Health & Justice Service.

The Trust also provides a number of mental health and substance misuse services to a number of local prisons. The Health and Justice Service provides a service into the prison estate in Greater Manchester and Lancashire. The Trust also provides specialist psychological services providing services to veterans and supporting probation services as well as perinatal services.

The Trust is one of six key players in the Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre and was (as MMHSC) the second most successful Trust in the UK for mental health services research publications. It was also a leading provider of teaching and training in mental health at undergraduate and post-graduate level.

We are committed to equal opportunities and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population we serve.

We support anyone with a disability thinking about applying for a job at GMMH. Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.


Please note that Job Description is awaiting a Royal College approval.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

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If you have problems applying, contact

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Harrop House
Bury New Road
M25 3BL
0161 358 1961


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