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Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Part time: 5 PAs
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Whitegate Drive Health Center
01/06/2020 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance.  Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored.  We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview


We are looking for a Consultant  Child  and Adolescent Physiatrist to join our well established and progressive  CAMHS service in Blackpool.  The post holder will  provide clinical leadership  within our multi  disciplinary team  with specific responsibility for children and young people  with mental health difficulties; you will also be part of a team that manages  complex  cases including inter-agency consultation . In addition , you  will work as part of a CAMHS and wider divisional management team  in close collaboration with other consultants in the team  and  the service manager.

AAC date: TBC

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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

Mr David Eaton Service Manager CAMHS

Dr Vasu Balaguru  Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr David White Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

 Tele 01253 957160