Locum Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - NELFT Locum Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - NELFT

Locum Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Reference: 395-MED278-22B

Band: NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Location: NELFT Community Eating Disorder Service

Closing Date: 04/09/2022

THE POSTHOLDER’S CLINICAL ROLE

The post holder will be a member of the community eating disorder service, which is a service that offers eating disorder assessment and treatment to both adults and children and young people.

The post holder will be required to assess and manage Children and Young people who present with an eating disorder.

The post holder will be a member of the MDT and have support of other team members in the management of these cases.

The post holder will have a key role in liaising with paediatric teams across the Local acute trusts and co-ordinating care of patients during acute paediatric admissions.

As the service is exclusively an outpatient service, the post holder will not hold an inpatient case load, but the post holder will work with specialist eating disorder inpatient units where patients are admitted to aid smooth transition to different levels of care.

The post holder will be expected to attend and participate in MDT team meetings (Currently Wednesday mornings) as well as CPA meetings of cases on their case load.

CAMHS services are provided across all our London boroughs (Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Havering and Barking & Dagenham), Essex and Kent. We are also at the forefront of leading Home Treatment Team service for CAMHS and also deliver integrated Community Services for CAMHS and Paediatrics.

 

 

 

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