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Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Community

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Waverley Road
St Albans
£79,860 - £107,668
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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.

Locum Consultant Psychiatrist
General Adult Community Psychiatry

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”.

HPFT is seeking a 5PA Locum Consultant Psychiatrist provide backfill for the current post holder who is the deputy medical director. This post involves clinical leadership in the North West Community Mental Health team based in St Albans. 

The post holder will carry no responsibility for inpatients.  This involves providing clinical leadership, providing diagnostic assessments and treatment to service users with severe, complex, and high risk psychiatric conditions.

Eligibility: The post holder must be registered with the GMC with a Licence to Practice in addition to maintaining Section 12 and AC Approval. The Trust expects all HPFT doctors to be in good standing for CPD with the RCPsych and supports them to develop their Personal Development Plans through their Peer Group and the appraisal process.

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. 

**Please note should sufficient applications be received HPFT reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, we always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment**

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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 Zohra Taousi, Medical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist
Tel: 07768 099471

Dr Jo Farrow, Clinical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist for WEST SBU
Tel: 07833 234379