Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a Consultant Psychiatrist to work with our Eating Disorders Team.
This is a replacement post. The post holder will work across the Trafford, Warrington and Halton Community Eating Disorder Service, and Oaktrees Eating Disorder Unit
The consultant will participate in the Consultant Psychiatrist on-call rota for East CheshireMain duties of the job
- Direct interventions to patients, including the psychiatric and medical assessments of patients, and formulation of complex cases with medical and psychiatric needs. Many of the physical health management is delivered within the community service itself, however there will also be liaison with primary and secondary care teams to help manage physical health consequences of the eating disorders, in line with local guidelines and policies. This will take place in both inpatient and outpatient settings
- Risk assessment and management for the medical and psychiatric component of the disorder in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
- Taking a leading role in the monitoring and treatment of physical conditions of eating disorders, in collaboration with other healthcare professionals (dieticians, physicians, paediatricians, general practitioners etc).
- Supporting the multidisciplinary team with physical health management of eating disorder patients.
- Working with senior colleagues and legal teams when appropriate.
- Assist in complex transitions between CAMHS, CHEDS (Cheshire and Merseyside Adolescent Eating Disorder Service) and adult services.
CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.
Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.
We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.
CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.
CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a 'Silver' award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).
The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers. We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
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Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.
CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,
which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.
Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.
If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.
We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES to the question in the application form.
All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).
Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.
New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.
CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.
Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.
If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.
Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.Person SpecificationELIGIBILITYEssential
- Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
- Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six 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
CLINICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCEEssential
- In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice
- Excellent knowledge in General Adult Psychiatry
- 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
- Makes decisions based on evidence and experience including the contribution of others
- Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA
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- Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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