Locum Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

London (Greater)
£82,096 - £110,683 Per Annum Pro Rata
18 Aug 2021
03 Oct 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Part Time

Tower Hamlets CAMHS

Locum Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Emotional and Behavioural Disorders Team (EBT) & CAMHS in Social Care Team (CISC)

6 sessions - 3 EBT- 3 CISC

Base: Children and Young People Centre, 18 Greatorex Street, London E1 5NF

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a leader within a diverse, high quality and progressive CAMHS service. We are committed to working with the whole community in creative ways to ensure young people and families are able access the best emotional support and mental health care.


We are looking for a part-time Locum Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist (with the opportunity to become substantive) to join our Emotional and Behavioural Disorders Team (EBT 3 sessions) and the CAMHS in Social Care Team (CISC 3 sessions) in Tower Hamlets CAMHS. We aim to deliver a timely and comprehensive assessment and treatment service, offering goal based episodes of care, to children and young people and families presenting with emotional and behavioural disorders and children and young people who are subject to a social care plan and present with mental health difficulties. You will contribute to team leadership and be part of the senior management team, as part of developing and delivering the specialist CAMHS service in the Borough.

The service embraces continual improvement of the staff as well as the management team, has a high degree of enthusiasm for quality improvement and working together with partner agencies to provide the highest quality service to the population we serve.

We are looking for: good communicators with energy, motivation and enthusiasm; the ability to work with individuals and families with complex difficulties and to work effectively with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency contexts; flexibility of approach; commitment to evidence-based practice; and the pursuit of the highest possible quality of service.

For more information please contact: Dr Hanspeter Dorner, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Associate Clinical Director (hanspeter.dorner1@nhs.net), Dr Cathy Lavelle, Clinical Director (Cathy.Lavelle@nhs.net) and Ross Truscott, General Manager TH CAMHS (Ross.truscott@nhs.net).

Closing Date: 3rd October 2021

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