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Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Community


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Psychiatry General Adult Community
Fixed Term
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Colne House
Watford, Colne House
£77,913 - £105,042
24/02/2019 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.

Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Community

Watford, Colne House

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 Consultant Psychiatrist in to 6 month fixed term post within the General Adult Community Psychiatry team based in Watford. 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 candidates will work closely with the members of the multidisciplinary team and undertake appropriate and evidence based psychiatric interventions. The post is part of a fully integrated multi-disciplinary team and has administrative support. Full details are available in the Job Description.

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.

Training and Development: The Trust is committed to training and development as it is recognised that trained and motivated staffs are crucial to our success. Whether we are inducting new employees to the Trust or meeting new challenges we recognise the importance of training and continuous professional development. There is a study leave allowance for Consultants of 30 days (pro rata) over 3 years.

Interview Expenses: Second-class travelling expenses will be reimbursed to short listed candidates for costs associated with making a pre-interview visit. Subject to the prior agreement of the Trust, short listed candidates who make a second visit may be granted expenses on this occasion also. For candidates travelling from abroad, expenses are payable only from the point of entry into the UK.

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

Occupational Health & DBS 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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Giovanni Borghini, Medical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist

Mobile Number: 07552 213636

Dr Joanne Farrow, Clinical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist for West SBU

Mobile Number: 07833 234 379

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