Consultant Psychiatrist in Child & Adolescents Psychiatry

Consultant Psychiatrist in Child & Adolescents Psychiatry


Location: Wisbech and Newmarket


Hours: Full Time (other part time options can be considered)


Salary: up to £150,000 FTE


Package includes: CPD sessions, Regular supervisions, Appraisals(Monday to Friday - No on calls.)


The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.


This is a fantastic opportunity you will be working across Cambian CAMHS services as a Consultant Psychiatrist providing psychiatric input for our young people as needed.



Cambian Meeko Houseis a 16 bedded children’s residential home catering for 12 – 18 year olds with on-going mental health needs and challenging behaviours that may prevent them from functioning within the community without continued support.


Cambian Merida (New Site opening soon 2022) The service consists of five Registered children’s homes, one being a two bedded high dependency provision operating 52 weeks of the year alongside on-site educational support


You will be encouraged to contribute to, and influence the development of the active care model. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you must be able to show initiative, demonstrating clear decision making and leadership skills.


Candidate Profile


You must have a full GMC registration, Approval under section 12 of the Mental Health Act and experience in Psychiatry to be considered for this post. You will be an excellent communicator who can make decisions whilst taking a flexible approach. Your experience will mean that you will be able to manage crisis and act independently within limits of competence.




  • Full General Medical Council registration
  • Approval under section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Physicians, General Practitioners or equivalent.
  • Experience of working in Child an Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Specialist training in child psychiatry




  • Certificate of completion of Specialist Training
  • MRCPsych
  • Approved Clinician status
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in busy environment
  • Able to evidence good multi-disciplinary team working
  • Evidence of development of special interest



You will be involved in the development and of the therapeutic framework. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you must be able to show initiative, demonstrating clear decision making and leadership skills.


For a more comprehensive list of responsibilities and requirements please see job description.


Cambian Benefits:


6.6 weeks annual leave
Employee discount scheme
Free parking
Employee assistance programme
Career progression and CPD Monthly Supervision
Developmental opportunities
Internal/external training on new initiatives




Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.


All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian is an equal opportunities employer


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the children and young people that we support.


It is a now a legal requirement that all frontline staff who work in our sites which are regulated by CQC, CSSIW & Estyn are willing to be vaccinated against Covid 19 and will be fully vaccinated before commencing employment on or before 11th November 2021.


If you have a legitimate medical exemption, you will need to provide the appropriate documentation to support this, prior to attending an interview.

COVID19 safety is important to us all. We support our staff and the children and young people we care for by wearing the correct PPE, which may include Surgical Masks, aprons and gloves at the required times.


We have an in-house Covid team who ensure that all of our services have sufficient stocks of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance and updated as necessary.




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Careers at Cambian are rewarding, challenging and satisfying. Join our team of passionate, caring professionals as we make a significant difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young adults in the UK.


Everyone has a personal best. Together we can find it.


We believe that every single person in our care has a personal best, and we are committed to helping them achieve it. Join us, and we'll show the same commitment to helping you achieve your personal best in your career.


About Cambian


We are one of the UK's largest providers of specialist education and behavioural health services for children. We care for almost 2,000 children and young people from over 200 locations across the UK, and employ more than 4,000 committed, caring people.