Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CMHT) East Dorset
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Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.
Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.
We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?
‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)
We are looking to a recruit an enthusiastic and conscientious professional who is dedicated to providing the best care for our service users and have values (compassion, excellence and expertise) and a vision (Better Every Day) that resonates with that of the Trust.
The post being advertised is for a CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrist working 8 PA per week within the East Dorset and Purbeck core CAMHS team and provide comprehensive community based services to young people up to the age of 18 registered with general practitioners within the area.
The successful candidate will have excellent opportunities to build on their existing leadership skills i.e. provide medical leadership as well as make improvements to mental health services on a large scale by proactive involvement in the Transformation of services i.e. closer to Home, Crisis intervention/home treatment teams, CAMHS PICU and many more. The Trust actively supports professional development of employees and there is potential for part funding via study budget (and via study leave and SPA time) to enrol into postgraduate programmes in Psychotherapy, Medical Education, Medical Ethics and law and Neuropsychiatry.
Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £40 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.
Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service or are able to present a valid portable DBS certificate will not incur a charge.
Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do. Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are:
- Reliable and Trustworthy
Our staff benefits:
- Dedicated career pathways
- Opportunities for continuing professional development
- An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP’s
- Comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
- Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
- NHS Pension scheme
- Health & Wellbeing service
- Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
- NHS discounts
- Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
- Salary sacrifice scheme including:
- Work related learning
- Car and Cycle scheme
- Home technology equipment
- Buying and selling of annual leave
Before applying for this post, please refer to the ‘Applicants Recruitment Flowchart' for further guidance on the recruitment process.
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