Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Job Reference: 00095752-1
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £160,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Join the vibrant team at Rhodes Wood Hospital, a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service with 3 wards that empowers recovery in a fast-paced, challenging and fun environment for children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders - which offers compressed hours flexibility and a relocation package of £8,000.

Rhodes Wood is working through a programme to continually innovate, improve and deliver excellent care to our young people and a rewarding experience for employees.

As a Consultant Psychiatrist working 37.5 hours per week over 4 or 5 days, you will deliver an evidence-based and focused treatment plan to support the children and young people aged 8-18, and their families, as they progress through their care plans to understand eating behaviours and restore physical health.

You will work alongside the talented and experienced multidisciplinary team to create tailored treatment programmes to support the individual needs of each young person within a warm and nurturing environment. This will allow you to understand symptoms, patterns and origins of psychological distress.

There is an on-call element to this role.

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.
Other responsibilities include:

Review referrals and determine appropriateness for admission
Conduct Admission assessment and ensure effective management plans of all young people on the unit
Conduct risk assessment and review regularly
Allocate specialist psychological treatments in line with individual needs
Assess physical health
Ensuring effective liaison with referring teams
Facilitating regular CPA review meeting
Act as Responsible Medical Officer for young people detained under the Mental Health ActTo be successful in this role, you'll need:

Registered on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a licence to practice
Experience of CAMHS eating disorders desirableWhat you will get

Annual salary of £160,000
£8,000 relocation package*
The equivalent of 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) - plus your birthday off!
Free meals & Parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure