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Reference

PRI26937

Location

Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

Competitive

Hours

Part or Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent  Services

 

Priory North London  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk 

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital North London wishes to appoint a  part time (minimum 30 hours, all terms and conditions will be pro-rated for part-time workers) or full time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for its 22 bed specialist CAMHS In-Patient Unit.  This is a general open in-patient unit which is split into a 9 bed ward and a 13 bed ward. The vast majority of the young people are admitted through the NHS. Therefore we work closely with our Tier 3 NHS colleagues. The post holder will have a caseload of 10 in-patients. In addition they will have a small out-patient caseload that will be expected to take up no more than half a day a week.

 

The post holder will work alongside another Consultant. They  will work as part of a committed and reflective multi-disciplinary clinical team, including nursing staff, teaching staff and a wide range of specialist therapists, in delivering a high quality Tier 4 CAMHS service which includes a structured and comprehensive therapy and education programme for the young people. The unit in particular uses DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy) in working with young people presenting with emotional difficulties / risk concerns.

 

This influential position calls for a CCST/CCT or equivalent in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry backed by some experience of working in in-patient settings with young people with significant and complex mental health difficulties. As a good team player, you will be keen to participate in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, formulation and management plans. You will also hold full GMC registration with licence to practice. The ability to lead, develop and inspire others is essential, and you must have the communication and interpersonal skills to engage and influence a wide range of audiences, from service users and their families to clinical colleagues and external healthcare providers.

 

For an informal discussion Please contact Marc Sycamore, Hospital Director on 02088828191.

 

All applications to be made through our website: jobs.priorygroup.com    

 

All appointments at Priory North London are Subject to an enhanced DBS check, costs are met t by the Priory 

Division DBS info

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.