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Consultant Psychiatrist CAMHS

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
40 hour week
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Axe Street, Barking
77,913 - 105,042
23/08/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT’s Vision is ‘delivering the best services through the best people’. Key to achieving this is recruiting high quality staff that support our values. The post-holder will be expected to support their team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust’s Values in their day to day work.

These are the 5P’s:

  • Putting people first
  • Prioritising quality
  • Being progressive, innovative and continually improving
  • Being professional and honest
  • Promoting what is possible – independence, opportunity and choice

NELFT provides community health and specialist mental health and learning disability services for people living in Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and community health services for people living in south west Essex. NELFT also provides an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex, as well as all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway.

Job title: Consultant Psychiatrist – in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Barking and Dagenham CAMHS - This post is a replacement post and carries 10 PAs and is based at the Child and family Centre, Axe Street in Barking.

The post holder will provide medical leadership for the multi-disciplinary team. The successful consultant will provide at least monthly supervision for the Speciality Doctor. The post will attract 2.5 PAs for Supporting Professional Activity (CPD, etc).

B&D CAMHS receive referrals via the Single Point of Access from GPs, schools, social services, other health services for children and Brookside, Adolescent in-patient unit. The post holder will be expected to provide cross cover for other consultants for study and annual leave.

The post holder will be personally accountable to Dr Mohan Bhat, Associate Medical Director for Barking and Dagenham Integrated Care Directorate.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details regarding the post please contact or to arrange an informal visit:

Dr Skirma Povilenaite

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Barking and Dagenham CAMHS

Child and Family Centre, 79 Axe Street, Barking IG11 7LY

Phone: 0300 555 1035/36



Dr Mohan Bhat

Consultant Psychiatrist /Associate Medical Director (B&D)

Goodmayes Hospital

Phone: 0300 555 1016 ext 65215 (Paula Rutherford PA)



Melody Williams

Integrated Care Director (Barking and Dagenham) / CoP Lead – Children and Young People

Care City Offices, Floor 2 Maritime House, Barking IG11 8HG

Tel:0300 555 1201 ext 65075