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Community CAMHS Specialty Doctor

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Broadstairs, Kent
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
18 Apr 2023

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Hospital, Other
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Details

Salary 50,373- 78,759 PER ANNUM

Job type - Permanent

Full-time: 10 Programmed Activities

Job Location: Orchard House, 17 Church Street, St Peters, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2TT


  • Registration with the GMC with a licence to practice
  • Section 12 certification, or a commitment to work towards this.
  • Mastery in the management of a broad range of mental disorders
  • At least 4 years of full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time basis) of which at least 2 years will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee or shall have equivalent experience and competencies 

Main duties of the job

Work collaboratively with consultants in providing clinical leadership to the clinical team

To be successful in your application, you will need: 

  • Full GMC licence to practice
  • Section 12 certification, or a commitment to work towards this
  • To be innovative, motivated, and passionate about child & adolescent psychiatry
  • Have essential understanding of current developments in psychiatry
  • A team working ethos 


  • Relocation expenses
  • Career Development and training
  • Just & Compassionate Culture
  • Award winning Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives
  • Vivup employee benefits platform and salary sacrifice scheme
  • Salary Finance and Financial Wellbeing support
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health & Wellness initiatives
  • 11 Staff Networks including parents & carers network, ethnic minorities network, LGBT+ network and Disability network to name a few.
  • Retail Discounts
  • Flexible working and agile working
  • Cycle to work scheme 

We reserve the right to close the post early if we receive a high number of applications.

About us


NELFT is an award-winning community and mental health Trust, providing healthcare for over 4.9 million people, ensuring our patients, family and friends feel confident that their health needs are met. We are committed to delivering the best care to the communities we serve across North East London, Essex and Kent.

With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled healthcare professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care. Joining us will provide you with unparalleled access to training opportunities, continuous CPD, peer support groups, and a robust supervision and appraisal system.

We are currently recruiting for a Community CAMHS Specialty Doctor position in the Thanet CAMHS Team, based at Orchard House, 17 Church Street, St Peters, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2TT. This is a new post, that has been created to provide high quality care.

You will join a dedicated group of substantive Consultants and SAS doctors within the service and will have the opportunity to influence future direction, treatment, and models of design in the area in which you work.The post offers full-time 10 programmed Activities post with 8 Direct Clinical Contact activities and 2 Supporting Professional Activities. The post does not currently include on call responsibilities.

Why Kent?

Kent is a county in Southeast England and one of the home counties.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You are expected to:

Work as part of multidisciplinary teams providing care to children and young people with mental health needs, across Ashford.

Provide senior medical support to the team, and direct input on clinical cases.

Provide guidance and supervision to the team. Work directly with children and young people and their families and liaise as appropriate with other external CAMHS mental health providers, and acute hospitals. Work alongside a CAMHS Consultant Psychiatrists within the service and share supervision requirements with them. Develop links already established with the local acute trusts A&E departments and inpatient wards. Be responsible for patients allocated to them and will assess, manage, plan, and deliver care. Offer clinical supervision and teaching to the core trainees in placement. Support your peers and the team manager and be an effective team member whilst working on their own initiative. Supervise junior colleagues and liaise with other health and social professionals and agencies.

Person Specification

  • GMC 

BMJRef: BMJ-115974/395-MED221-23


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