CAMHS – Inpatient Consultant needed Birmingham

Job Title: Consultant Psychiatrist – Inpatient CAMHS (GAU)

Employer: NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Birmingham

Contract: (06/06/2024 – 01/09/2024)

Job Details: Full Time, Monday – Friday

Job Description:

An NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a dedicated and experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) General Adolescent Unit (GAU) in Birmingham. This full-time, fixed-term position offers a unique opportunity to provide specialized inpatient care to young people, overseeing their treatment and progress within a multidisciplinary team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall responsibility for the treatment of young people admitted to the unit.
  • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric assessments, diagnoses, and develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Lead and support the multidisciplinary team in delivering high-quality patient care.
  • Provide clinical leadership and supervision to junior doctors and other healthcare professionals.
  • Ensure the implementation of evidence-based practices and adherence to clinical governance standards.
  • Collaborate with other services and agencies to ensure integrated and holistic care for young patients.
  • Participate in quality improvement projects to enhance service delivery and patient outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient care and treatment plans.


  • Full registration with the GMC and inclusion on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Section 12/Approved Clinician (AC) Status is essential.
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in CAMHS is desirable.
  • Extensive experience working in inpatient CAMHS.
  • Strong clinical leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and quality improvement.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive and negotiable hourly rates for locum.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the mental health and well-being of young people in Birmingham.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to [email protected]. For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Yan +44 7584 147631

Join our NHS Foundation Trust and contribute to the mental health and well-being of young patients in our care. We look forward to welcoming you to our dedicated team.