Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Eating Disorders
This post is eligible for a relocation package of £8K and a welcome package of £15K (payable in two payments during the first year)
Please note – this role is advertised pending Royal College approval of the Job Description
We are excited to be looking for a Consultant college to join our Adult Eating Disorders team. You will be based in Long Leys in the beautiful city of Lincoln located within close proximity to the University of Lincoln Medical School with whom the Trust has close links supporting Academic Programmes, Research and Development, and the Sycamore Centre in historic Grantham.
The role will consist of 10 PAs as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Eating Disorders, and you will engage with the development of your Job Plan.
In return for your commitment our Trust offers a friendly and supportive environment. You will be provided with your own office and administrative support to your role. The Trust has free parking and a relocation package. We are able to support commuting with flexible hours and have remote working in place which can facilitate working from other bases including home where this meets the needs of the service.
We look forward to hearing from potential applicants and would welcome the opportunity to discuss the role further.
We are a very friendly Trust, and we are passionate about supporting our workforce, are committed to contributing to staff development and helping people to achieve their goals. Our vision is to provide the best care to our patients and to ensure we have the right staff to do this we have developed a range of innovative programmes.
Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register (Old Age Psychiatry) or a trainee within 6 months of completing their CCT. Section 12 (2) approval and Approved Clinician status are also essential to the role.
• MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
• On the GMC Specialist Register or within six months of completing CCT
• Ability to relate to service users, carers, and relatives
• Full GMC Registration
• Section 12(2) approval, Approved Clinician status
• Management skills
• DBS clearance
• Widespread and detailed experience of assessment and management of patients in adult psychiatry
• Ability to offer expert clinical independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
• Ability to travel within the geographical work area to meet the needs of the service
• Publications in the field of psychiatry
• 3 years supervised training in an appropriate training programme
• Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management
• Teaching experience
This is an excellent and exciting time to join an innovative Trust, aspiring for better patient outcomes. The Trust has services across 4 divisions including Adult Inpatient & Urgent Care, Adult Community, Older Adults including Frailty and Specialist Services across 50 locations, employing over 2,700 staff with an average income of £120m.
We are proud that Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) is a high performing and financially sound organisation. We are rated in the top three Mental Health and Learning Disability Trusts in England (Staff Survey); ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for well-led (CQC); and consistently recognised by our junior doctors as the best place in the east midlands for their education, learning and development (GMC Survey).
The Trust is on a transformation journey through enhancing innovation, research and clinical effectiveness and is also a key area for development and we are particularly seeking individuals who can lead in the delivery of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
The University of Lincoln opened its Medical School in collaboration with The University of Nottingham in 2019 with student experience going from strength to strength thanks to our Senior Consultant representation and quality placements within LPFT. As set out in our work programme we will be increasing our university partnership which will only strengthen our reputation as the best education and training provider in the East Midlands.
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