Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - NELFT Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - NELFT

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Reference: 395-MED297-22B

Band: NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Location: Waltham Forest CAMHS

Closing Date: 05/09/2022

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To be responsible for organising and prioritising own workload in the day to day allocation of work.
  • To have organisational knowledge relating to Trust protocols and procedures and adhere to them
  • To be responsible for providing accurate records of information required by the Trust for audit purposes.
  • To ensure effective risk management at team level by accident/incident reporting, assessing and controlling risk and ensuring residual risks are added to the Trust register.

Clinical Skills

  • To see, assess and treat children and families presenting to the service as part of the CAMHS service.
  • The post holder will have a continuing responsibility for the care of patients in their care, whilst undertaking administrative duties associated with patient care.
  • To be an active member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, providing support and advice to the CAMHS team.
  • To conduct assessments and participate on the medical rota.
  • To provide 3 sessions to the Violence Reduction Vanguard and work alongside the system to support children and families in the community.
  • To provide medication reviews and the joint assessments with MDT clinicians.
  • To participate in CPD; study Leave and expenses will be provided.
  • To be part of Clinical Governance.


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