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16th Jan 2019
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Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Development Paediatrics is seeking to appoint 2 Consultants in Neurodevelopment Paediatrics to enhance the expertise within our dynamic and versatile medical and developmental paediatric teams. You will be joining the Trust at an exciting time as we have moved into our new purpose built state of the art Children’s Health Park. The post offers opportunities to be involved in an out of hours rota for safeguarding. Applicants wishing to work part time or full time should also apply.
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is situated 4 miles from the city centre and within easy reach of the motorway network. It is an international centre of excellence, treating over 200,000 children a year. The Trust is renowned for both its clinical innovation and dedication to staff development. The vibrant city of Liverpool, European Capital of Culture for 2008, provides an excellent selection of housing and school and offers a diversity of social activities.
We would welcome applicants with sub-specialty interests to complement the existing team particularly individuals with experience in diagnosing and managing autistic spectrum disorders and ADHD in order to strengthen delivery of these well-established services. The Department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop as a professional with opportunities to develop in specialist areas of interest.
Applications are invited from doctors with CCT in Community Paediatrics or within 6 months of their CCT or evidence of competence thereof.
We would welcome applicants with sub-specialty interests to complement the existing team particularly individuals with experience in diagnosing and managing complex disability, autistic spectrum disorders and ADHD in order to strengthen delivery of these well-established services. The Department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop as a professional with opportunities to develop in specialist fields.
This exciting opportunity means we are looking to recruit a CAMHS specialist practitioner as clinical lead, to provide senior clinical oversight for the mobilization and effective implementation of the new Mental Health Support Teams. The clinical lead will work in partnership with the project manager within Liverpool Learning Partnership and report to the whole schools approach sub group of the CAMHS Partnership Board (MHEWB). The post holder will work closely with colleagues from across the CAMHS partnership to ensure the successful implementation of the trailblazer and whole school approach to MHEWB. The role therefore has a strong multiagency focus and requires excellent partnership working skills to develop the new service. As part of this role you will lead the clinical and operational management of the project making sure that young people and families are at the heart of developments. Having reviewed existing provision and current need you will play a key role in developing the three teams, working up pathways, embedding outcome measurement and ensuring young people get a rapid, safe and effective service.
Building on the already successful ‘whole school approach’ to mental health and wellbeing, Liverpool is developing new Mental Health Support Teams (MHST’s). to work with primary, secondary, special schools and alternative education provision across the city to increase access to mental health interventions for children and young people aged 5-16 years.
This exciting opportunity means we are looking to recruit three additional senior CAMHS practitioners to work as schools link workers as part of the new Mental Health Support Teams, to be responsible and lead the day to day management and line management of staff within the new Mental Health Support Teams.
The senior CAMHS practitioner will oversee one of three MHSTs comprising of existing CYP well-being practitioners as well as newly recruited mental health education practitioners. These new senior CAMHS practitioner posts will be supported by a new clinical lead, and a project manager and will work with colleagues from across the CAMHS partnership to deliver on this new and exciting opportunity. You will deliver clinical work, consultation and clinical supervision to members of the MHST.You will be responsible for the management and leadership of the MHST workers and ensure that outcome measurement is embedded in all the processes within the project.
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