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Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult Inpatient

Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult Inpatient

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Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult Inpatient

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    Lisa Thomas

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    £99532 - £131964 per annum

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    Permanent - full time

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    about 1 month ago

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Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult Psychiatrist

£99, 532 - £131, 964 per annum

Full time: 10 PA's per week

We are currently collaborating with an NHS Trust located in South West England, actively seeking experienced Psychiatrists to enhance their dedicated teams. As a prominent NHS community and mental health provider, the Trust is committed to delivering comprehensive care, focusing on both physical and mental well-being. Their services extend to providing specialized support for individuals dealing with dementia and learning disabilities.

The Trust comprises approximately 4,000 professionals, including doctors, nurses, therapists, administrators, and support staff. Their work is diverse, taking place in people's homes, community clinics, and various bases. Additionally, some team members operate from the Trust's 10 community hospitals, serving a population of over 500,000 residents in the region.

This post is suitable for General Adult Psychiatrist with experience managing patients in inpatient setting. The ward is a 15 bedded unit and you will be the Responisble Clinical (RC) for patients admitted in the unit.

Key responsibilities for the Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult Psychiatrist role:

  • To manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed between Consultant colleagues and the Medical Director and in accordance with the Trust's personnel policies and procedures.
  • To participate in service and business planning activity for the adult services (hospital and community), and as appropriate, for the whole Mental Health Service.
  • To participate in annual appraisal for consultants.
  • To attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.
  • To participate annually in a job plan review with the Medical Director, which will include consultation with a relevant Manager in order to ensure that the post is developed to take into account changes in service configuration and delivery associated with modernisation.
  • To support junior medical staff working with the post holder to operate within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients, including data entry on RiO, the electronic patient record.
  • To record accurately and comprehensively, clinical activity and submit this promptly to the Information Department.

Minimum requirements for the Consultant Psychiatrist General Adult Psychiatrist role is:

  • Full GMC registration
  • MRCPsych (desirable)
  • Section 12 (desirable)
  • Experience in General Adult Psychiatry and Acute Inpatient Ward
  • Inclusion (or eligibility for inclusion) on the Specialist Register or a Specialty
  • Trainee within 6 months of gaining CCT
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to engage with clients experiencing a wide range of mental health problems
  • Previous experience in taking a leadership role in multi-disciplinary teams

What can they offer?

  • 32 days annual leave
  • Monthly CPD programme
  • A mentorship scheme for newly appointed consultants
  • Opportunity to develop further teaching of undergraduate medical students
  • Opportunity to join the countrywide consultant on call rota covering all specialties, General Adult, Complex Care & Dementia, Child & Adolescent, Learning Disability
  • Research opportunities
  • Certificate of Sponsorship available

Overseas consultant psychiatrists are welcome to apply.

If you're interested and would like the opportunity to join the team, please apply today!

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