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Locum consultant - child and adolescent psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Paediatric liaison
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Fixed term 6 months
10 PA's
Job ref
Southampton General Hospital
£77,913 - £105,042 pa
18/10/2018 23:59


Online applications are invited for a locum consultant in child and adolescent psychiatry commencing asap.  This post is fixed term for 6 months


The post attracts a total of 10 programmed activities (8DCA, 2 SPA).


The clinical duties are primarily paediatric liaison, also with involvement in Bursledon House, a joint paediatric / child mental health inpatient. The post is based in the Child Health Care Group, Southampton Children’s Hospital (SCH) which is part of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. There is one other Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry based at Southampton Children’s Hospital.



Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 


University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care.


Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.


The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


If you are interested in applying for this role, we would encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.


All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.


Job Reference: MT923 - This vacancy closes on or before: 18 October 2018



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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

For further details please contact Dr Jason Barling, Clinical Lead for Child Health, email – & Dr Sally Wicks, Consultant CAMHS, email –


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