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Consultant Psychiatrist Old Age Inpatient Maister Lodge and Court

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
6 Oct 2023
The Trust has an exciting new opportunity and is seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join our established multi professional team at Maister Lodge and Court. Maister Lodge is a 14 bedded acute mental health unit to meet and manage the needs of those who as a result of the diagnosis of dementia experience challenging behaviours, and Maister Court is a 5 bedded functional male unit.

The service provides inpatient services for the local population of Hull and East Yorkshire commissioned jointly by the two local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG's). The ward has benefited from extensive recent renovations and provides a high quality environment of care with gender specific sleeping and daytime space, extra care areas and bright open communal space.

Main duties of the job

In fulfilling the clinical duties of the post, the Consultant will be expected to undertake the following:
  • To contribute to Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Agency team working arrangements within the unit.
  • To hold responsible clinician status, and be an approved clinician as defined within the Mental Health Act for patients within the service.
  • To work within the principles of the Care Programme Approach.
  • The post holder will be expected to provide clinical leadership within the unit. This will include the supervision and leadership to the medical team within the service.
  • To take part in the Consultant on-call rota for Old Age Psychiatry and Learning Disability.
  • To provide a comprehensive mental health service for older people, their family and carers.
  • To provide short-term cover for authorised periods of absence and duty of Consultant's colleagues.
  • To contribute to postgraduate teaching and supervision of junior doctors.
  • To participate in continuing professional development according to Royal College of Psychiatrists guidelines.
  • To complete all relevant clinical administration associated with this post.

  • About us

    As a Teaching Trust we provide excellent opportunities for professional development, and we are a leading Trust in mental health research. We work closely with our teaching partners of Hull York Medical School and Health Education England to offer an excellent training package that has seen us rated in the Top 5 of the GMC's national training survey 2016.

    You will join our team of over 2,700 colleagues that work together to change lives. We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to employee development.

    Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is a great place to live and offers some of the most competitive house prices in the country with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

    We offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support your overall health and wellbeing, including:
    • Excellent relocation package
    • Free on-site parking
    • Buy and sell annual leave
    • Cycle to work & car leasing schemes
    • Extra day off on completion of mandatory training and receiving
    • flu vaccination
    • Wide range of Health & Wellbeing benefits

    Find out more about what makes our Trust 'Humbelievable' at

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The post holder would be expected to be approved as a Responsible Clinician or be willing to undertake training to obtain Section 12(2) MHA and will be expected to renew this approval according to agreed procedures.

    The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

    Please read our attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on our exciting role available.

    Person Specification



    • Qualification and Training


    • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


    Maister Lodge

    Hauxwell Grove, Middlesex Road


    HU8 0RB

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