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NHS Locum Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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General Adult Psychiatry
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Fixed Term
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Civic Offices, Borehamwood
£39,060 - £72,840
31/03/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

NHS Locum Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry Civic Offices, Borehamwood 6 month fixed term

HPFT is at the forefront of providing integrated health and social care. HPFT is one of a handful of mental health trusts in the country to receive a CQC rating of ‘Good’. The Trust aims “to become the leading provider of Mental Health and Specialist Learning Disability services in the country”.

HPFT would like to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Locum Specialty Doctor in General Adult Community psychiatry team the South West Hertfordshire quadrant. The post will be based in Borehamwood and the post holder will work with two Consultant Psychiatrists.

The Community Mental Health Service provides assessment and treatment of working age adults with mental disorders that require management in secondary care in the community. The successful candidate will work closely with the members of the multidisciplinary team and undertake appropriate and evidence based psychiatric interventions under consultant supervision. The post is part of a fully integrated multi-disciplinary team and has administrative support. Full details are available in the Job Description.

Applicants must possess full GMC registration with license to practice and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Psychiatry. Section 12(2) approval is essential. National Terms and Conditions of Service apply.

Flexible Working: The Trust is committed to assisting employees to achieve a healthy work/life balance and will consider sympathetically requests for flexible working arrangements, taking into account the impact on colleagues and the service.

References: Any offer of appointment will be subject to the receipt of (three) satisfactory references.

Occupational Health & Disclosure Barring Service Checks: The appointment will be subject to clearance from the Occupational Health Department and the DBS.

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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

Dr Jo Farrow Clinical Director& Consultant Psychiatrist for West SBU Work Mobile: 07833 234 379


Dr Giovanni Borghini Medical Lead & Consultant Psychiatrist for South West Community Work Mobile: 07552 213636