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Consultant Psychiatrist

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£82,096 to £110,683 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Contract Type
Full Time
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ELFT has joined the East of England New Care Models provider collaborative for adult community eating disorder services. This aims to reduce cost, improve patient experience and improve effectiveness by improving community eating disorders services to treat closer to home reducing use of specialist eating disorder units out of area.

Beds and Luton Adult Community Eating Disorder service is a small, well led, multidisciplinary team providing evidence based psychological therapy and gatekeeping inpatient admissions for individuals with severe and complex eating disorders. It has a reputation for outcomes with the most challenging cases and for truly working with our patients as individuals.

We work as a team, supporting one another, collaborating with experts by experience and partner agencies, and innovating:

Award winning stepped care partnership with local charity Caraline and CAMHS EDS

-successful QI projects

-yoga intervention

-research and teaching links with the University of Hertfordshire

- selected to implement FREED early intervention model

active in the clinical design of the East of England New Care Model to improve community treatment to reduce out of area inpatient placements.

Our commissioners are backing an exciting expansion and transformation to offer all the core functions of a specialist eating disorder service, including care for those with severe and enduring eating disorders, intensive community treatment and medical monitoring alongside primary care.

Main duties of the job

We seek an enthusiastic consultant with a passion for specialising in eating disorder to lead medically across these new functions and offer senior specialist clinical assessment and treatment. This is a new Full time post replacing an arrangement of a CMHT consultant providing 2 sessions. To promote recovery positive risk taking and effective risk management are essential.

The service will become a pioneer in the care of eating disorders and there are many opportunities to shape the transformation and lead stimulating new service developments, in line with trust values, inclusive of our diverse population and trauma informed.

You will be supported to train in our QI programme. Management and service development interests an asset.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Fully registered with the General Medical Council
  • Eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register (or Specialist Registrar within 6 months of gaining CCT at time of interview).
  • Membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists or equivalent qualification (in accordance with Royal College of Psychiatrists guidelines)
  • Eligible for Section 12 Approval (Mental Health Act)/ Approved Clinician or willing to apply for such approval once in post.
  • A higher degree such as MD or PhD
  • Experience of clinical work in General Adultl Psychiatry at SpR, SASG or consultant level within the last 3 years
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience of the application of the Mental Health Act
  • Appreciation and understanding of ethnic minority issues and a commitment to developing culturally sensitive practices
  • Understanding of social factors relevant to psychiatry
  • Robust experience of working with severe and enduring mental illness and risk assessment, management
  • Experience of service development and introducing new services in mental health
  • Experience of working at consultant level with physical health interface.
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work as a part of multidisciplinary, multi-model team
  • Ability to manage complex workloads and support others to do that
  • Consultation skills to services, teams and individuals
  • Commitment to working in multidisciplinary setting
  • Commitment to working with service users on service development
  • Formal leadership and management training
  • Experience of team /service leadership
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team and provide leadership for the team
  • Self-motivating and innovative
  • Expertise in risk assessment
  • Confident in therapeutic risk taking
  • Commitment to clinical governance
  • Experience in supervising trainee doctors and SAS doctors
TEACHING Essential
  • Experience in teaching junior staff
  • Good teaching and communication skills
  • Experience of teaching medical undergraduates and postgraduates
  • Experience of teaching non-medical mental health professionals
  • Medical education qualification
  • Experience of research work, or be able to interpret research findings and apply them to clinical practice.
  • Audit experience
  • Experience of grant-funded project work
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals in relevant academic fields
  • UK driving licence
  • Car owner

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