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Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£105,390 to £131,964 Per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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We are delighted to recruit a dynamic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to provide consultant leadership to the Award-winning Red Kite View Adolescent inpatient unit in West Yorkshire.

The service supports young people experiencing significant psychiatric, psychological or emotional problems that are causing them interpersonal, educational and social functioning difficulties. The service team will work closely with community mental health teams and other services across West Yorkshire to supporting young peoples' mental health including the NHS, local authorities and third sector providers.

Main duties of the job

Are you committed to providing high quality patient care? WE need you to help us achieve our goals to live our lives free from stigma and discrimination and to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and mental ill health.

Here are Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) we are an organisation committed to providing high quality care to improve health and lives which seeks to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice and while maintaining the values of simplicity, integrity and care for those in need.

The Trust strategy is built upon three priorities:

  • Delivering great care that is high quality and improves lives
  • Providing a rewarding and supportive place to work
  • Using resources to deliver effective and sustainable services

As a medical workforce, we provide outstanding secondary care mental health services that allow our service users to feel that they are safe and receiving the latest, high quality, evidence-based care, delivered by motivated, engaged and compassionate staff, who feel supported and enabled to grow in the workplace and the systems we provide. Further information can be found here

About us

LYPFT are in the process of agreeing in partnership a revised and increased starting salary for newly appointed consultants which aims to be agreed soon. This post will be in scope for the new consultant salary range once agreed.

In addition to this we offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support your overall health and wellbeing including:

  • Excellent relocation package
  • Annual leave entitlement as per the terms and conditions of Consultant contract
  • On-site parking
  • Cycle to work & car leasing schemes
  • Wide range of Health & Wellbeing benefits

This is a 5 PA post plus a 1% category B availability for out of hours on-call duties.

As well as the offer of financial support for relocation (up to £8,000*) we want to understand what flexibility means to you, do you want to work condensed hours? Do you have caring responsibilities? Is there a certain day which you cannot work for personal reasons? Then talk to us.

*subject to conditions.

What you will get:

  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Personalised Coaching and Mentoring
  • Weekly academic teaching
  • Access to NHS Leadership and Development opportunities, including opportunity to become an appraiser and educational / training development opportunities
  • Annual Medical Leadership development day
  • Generous study leave allowance (averaging 10 days per year and up to 30 days leave over 3 years with a budget of £1000 per annum)

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will join another full time Consultant psychiatrist to look after 16 General Adolescent beds. There is also 6 bedded PICU which is covered by another full time consultant. They will be further supported by 2 full time specialty doctors and psychiatric trainees. As a new unit this is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the shaping of a gold-standard service.

**Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via & the Trust's Resourcing Team**

Person Specification
Team working

  • Demonstrate commitment to shared leadership & collaborative working to deliver improvement in various settings

Excellent knowledge in specialty

  • demonstrating the use of bio-psycho-social perspective and wider medical knowledge

Ability to work in and lead MDT work

  • demonstrating leadership qualities and abilities in the application with clear examples of mdt working

Participated in research or service evaluation.

  • examples of publication or demonstration of a project in application leading to service development or improvement

Ability to deliver teaching and training

  • Demonstrate in application about teaching and training medical students, trainees, other members of the MDT. Bonus points for training non-medical prescribers or any other non medical professionals towards service improvement such as Physician Associates .





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