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Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Community

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
General Adult Psychiatry
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Flexible working
10 sessions per week
Job ref
367-HPFT-MEDICAL-288-P
Site
The Marlowes
Town
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£88,364 - £119,133 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
14/02/2023 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. 

http://hpft.recruitforvalues.com/

 

Job overview

**ADDITIONAL BENEFIT PACKAGE **

*£10K Retention Pay Premia* (Ts & Cs apply) 

This is a hugely exciting time for the Trust having recently achieved an OUTSTANDING CQC RATING and being one of just five mental health and learning disabilities NHS trusts in England to hold an outstanding rating.

We are driven by our values. If you believe in Respect, Kindness and a Positive outlook then you'll be right at home.

Main duties of the job

As a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Community you will provide clinical leadership  in the Dacorum Community Mental Health Service providing diagnostic assessments and treatment to service users with severe, complex, and high risk psychiatric conditions.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of people of working age from his/her catchment area who are referred or otherwise present to secondary care mental health services. You will provide comprehensive assessments, formulate bio-psycho- social care plans, and offer evidence based treatment and advice.

The successful candidate will maintain good working relationships with primary and secondary care colleagues, communicating clearly and responsively about patient care. You’ll meet the requirements of emergency work, Community Treatment Orders, MHA assessments, and assessments of capacity, whilst maintaining AC Status and attend relevant training.

You must ensure the relevant professional registration is maintained, including Section 12, Approved Clinician, and Responsible Clinician status.

Working for our organisation

Here's what we have to offer you

  • Mentoring support for new Consultants
  • Dedicated support to help become a future NHS Leader
  • Access to Leadership, Teaching, Education and Research opportunities
  • A strong ethos on Learning and Development
  • Access to a state-of-the-art Simulation Training Facility including opportunities to join the Multidisciplinary Simulation Faculty
  • Access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre Consultants
  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years
  • Study leave budget of £800 per person per annum
  • Innovative patient electronic record system (PARIS)/ Admin and IT equipment/ software to improve work experience (4G enabled laptops provided upon starting)
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits 
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Flexible APAs to seek development opportunities in service development/ management / Simulation Training /working with Community Transformation Projects
  • Dedicated SPA time in Job Plan
  • Generous relocation package up to £7.5K (subject to terms & conditions)

Our Health Hub helps improve staff health and wellbeing across the Trust - encouraging staff to step away from their work and think about their own health. This includes:

  • Workshops, challenges and social events throughout the year
  • Confidential and safe forums where staff can talk about the emotional impact of work
  • An equality and diversity staff network providing support to all staff
  • Mindfulness bite size taster session
  • Mini health check
  • Free, confidential counselling services 24/7

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Duties include but not exclusive to:

  • To manage 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 This may include assessing competencies under the Modernising Medical Careers framework
  • To ensure that junior medical staffs who are working with the post holder operate within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Desirable criteria
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management
  • Additional clinical qualifications

Eligibility

Essential criteria
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register within General Adult Psychiatry OR within 3 months
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
Desirable criteria
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice

Transport

Essential criteria
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative

Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
  • Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA
Desirable criteria
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service

Academic Skills & Lifelong Learning

Essential criteria
  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Participated in research or service evaluation
Desirable criteria
  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Medical staffing
Job title
Medical staffing
Email address
hpft.medicalstaffing@nhs.net
Telephone number
07971 639527