CAMHS Consultant - Newton Aycliffe

Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Psychiatry
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 21 July 2022
  • Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, UK Newton Aycliffe County Durham GBR DL5 4PE
  • Hannah Mottram
  • Competitive
  • HOUR
Medacs Healthcare

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Client Name: Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Role: CAMHS Consultant

Rates: Flexible/Hourly

Location: Newton Aycliffe


  • Over 5,000 new job requests received every week. Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
  • Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and well being and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

Working flexible shifts, you will diagnose and treat patients with a wide range of mental health, behavioural and emotional disorders in the role of Psychiatric Doctor.

We are keen to speak with talented individuals who are enthusiastic about the prospect of helping people to overcome and/or manage the full range of mental health problems.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, you will have:

  • In depth knowledge of current mental health theory and treatments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to listen carefully to patients
  • Empathy
  • Resilience and the ability to keep some emotional distance from cases/patients
  • First-class analytical skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and in heated situations
  • Good team working skills and able to provide clear instruction to co-workers

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work with patients experiencing a range of mental health problems
  • Assess and evaluate patients
  • Analyse data and test results to form accurate diagnoses
  • Create appropriate and bespoke treatment plans for patients
  • Effectively communicate plans of action to other team members (i.e., nursing staff, social workers, etc.)
  • Ensure consistency throughout the duration of treatment
  • Prescribe and administer medications
  • Recognise signs of conditions worsening and intervene where people are at risk of self-harming or hurting others
  • Keep patient records and medical histories updated
  • Uphold the highest standards of practice and care and act as a professional representative of your organisation
  • Research your specialist area(s) and remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines
  • Promote health and well being best practices



  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • A full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
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