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      Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

      Location: Central London

      Salary: £275 per hour

      Contract Type: Locum

      Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

      Mentus Recruitment are thrilled to announce our partnership with a prestigious, private clinic located in the heart of London who are looking for a Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to work in their highly specialised ADHD assessment and treatment service working with children and adolescents.

      Our client is a leading provider of ADHD and mental health services, offering the highest quality of patient care while providing unwavering support to their families. They are deeply committed to the professional growth and development of their employees, fostering a safe and compassionate care culture.

      The clinic is located in London and is a Consultant led service. The current consultants are experts in ADHD and have specialist experience in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD complimented by experience in areas such as CAMHS, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Learning Disabilities or Paediatrics.

      The Role:

      • Consultant Psychiatrist or Consultant Paediatrician to complete ADHD assessments to CAMHS patients.
      • Private Patient referrals are received through referral networks.
      • All patients are deemed low risk as there is a robust triage process before appointments are booked.
      • Utilising a multidisciplinary approach to offer the best treatment to patients.
      • Completing initial assessments with follow up reviews and further medication assessments and reviews.
      • Ability to build your own caseload of patients and increase working hours.
      • 1 on 1 support from the medical director to help with transition into private practice.
      • Initial time commitment would be for 4-8 hours per week which can be increased over time.
      • Dedicated administrator to assist with scheduling, paperwork, letters and reporting.

      The clinic offers a very specialised service for low-risk ADHD (and some Autism) patients only. If patients present with comorbidity conditions, they are referred to a more suitable provider for their needs.

      Current Team:

      • Psychiatrist and Paediatricians form the Consultant led service.
      • Triage team providing a robust service for new referrals.
      • Prescribing team to complete repeat prescriptions
      • Full MDT including Psychologists, OT’s, SLT’s.
      • Dedicated personal administrators to support consultants.
      The ethos of the clinic is to work collaboratively with the MDT to ensure a full, all round approach in the delivery of assessments and ongoing treatment. Ongoing support with working in private practice is provided and opportunities for career and learning development are abundant.

      Essential Attributes:

      – Full registration with the GMC

      – Enthusiasm for participating in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, formulation, and management plans

      – CCT in CAMHS Psychiatry, Paediatrics or Learning Disabilities Psychiatry. Specialist registration in General Adult Psychiatry is acceptable with proven CAMHS experience.


      Benefits and Package:

      – Outstanding hourly rates of pay of starting from £275 per hour.

      – Work is on a self-employed basis and payments can be made into your Limited Company

      – Remarkable Private Clinic in central London

      – Opportunity to increase workload and hours

      – Ability to have clinics booked in the evenings and at weekends.

      – Support from medical director

      – Further opportunities for continued professional development


      Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Central London (W1) | MENTUS RECRUITMENT LTD (

      Lauren Stafford

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      Lauren Stafford

      Director and Recruitment Specialist

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