consultant psychiatrist needed – CAMHS Essex Community

Job Title: Consultant Psychiatrist

Employer: NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Redbridge CAMHS, Redbridge

Contract: Fixed-term (01/07/2024 – 01/10/2024)

Job Description:

An NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a skilled and compassionate Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Redbridge Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) team. This fixed-term position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a supportive and forward-thinking environment, providing specialized mental health care to children and adolescents in the Redbridge area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans for children and adolescents.
  • Lead and support the multidisciplinary team in delivering high-quality patient care.
  • Provide clinical leadership, guidance, and supervision to junior doctors and other healthcare professionals.
  • Collaborate with other services and agencies to ensure integrated and holistic care for young patients.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of innovative care models within the CAMHS service.
  • Engage in quality improvement projects to enhance service delivery and patient outcomes.
  • Ensure adherence to clinical governance standards and participate in regular audits and inspections.


  • Full registration with the GMC and inclusion on the Specialist Register for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • MRCPsych or equivalent.
  • Experience working in CAMHS, with a strong understanding of the challenges and needs specific to this population.
  • Excellent clinical leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and quality improvement.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • 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 the Redbridge community.

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 +44 7584 147631

Join our NHS Foundation Trust and make a difference in the lives of young patients. We look forward to welcoming you to our dedicated team.