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Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Psychiatry in Perinatal
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Kingsley Green
£77,913 - £105,042
07/08/2019 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.

Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
Thumbswood, Kingsley Green

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

This is an exciting opportunity within Perinatal Psychiatry.  Within Thumbswood Mother and Baby Unit.  This is a newly refurbished, stand-alone 7 bedded (with 7 cots) facility on the Kingsley Green site near Radlett. All rooms are ensuite and large enough to accommodate a cot. There is a fully equipped kitchen, nursery, sensory room, clinical examination room, and large garden. There are areas for family to visit and recently a new conservatory area has been added. The whole Kingsley Green site is a non-smoking area. This is explained to mothers before admission and mothers are offered NRT or vapes.

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

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.

Period of Notice: To terminate employment a notice period of 3 months will be required. For expressions of interest:

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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 and Consultant Psychiatrist for West SBU
Tel: 07833 234379


Dr Maria Zauter, Medical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist
Tel: 07887824142