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Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in C-CATT

Employer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lister Hospital (& Watford Hospital), Stevenage
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Would you like to be part of something Outstanding?

We are seeking a Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in CAMHS Crisis Assessment & Treatment Team (C-CATT) to work across two sites (Lister Hospital and Watford Clinic)

This is a hugely exciting time for the Trust having recently achieved an OUTSTANDING CQC RATING and being one of just five mental health and learning disabilities NHS trusts in England to hold an outstanding rating.

Over the years the quality of our services and the achievements of our staff have been recognised nationally including the “MENTAL HEALTH TRUST OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020” at the Health Service Journal Awards.

In a recent NHS Staff Survey we achieved the best score for safety culture amongst mental health and learning disabilities trusts throughout the country. Our staff have also said that they would recommend HPFT as a place to work and as a place for their friends and family to receive care.

We are driven by our values. If you believe in Respect, Kindness and a Positive outlook then you'll be right at home.

The combination of our clinical practice and first-class academic connections means that our medical professionals have a wide range of opportunities to develop their careers and achieve their aspirations, while supporting their health and wellbeing.

Here’s what we have to offer you
  • Mentoring support for new Consultants
  • Access to Leadership, Teaching, Education and Research opportunities
  • Access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre Consultants
  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years
  • Study leave budget of £800 per person per annum
  • A strong ethos on Learning and Development
  • Innovative patient electronic record system (PARIS)/ Admin and IT equipment/ software to improve work experience (4G enabled laptop provided upon starting)
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits
  • Health and wellbeing support

Our Health Hub helps improve staff health and wellbeing across the Trust – encouraging staff to step away from their work and think about their own health. This includes:
  • Workshops, challenges and social events throughout the year
  • Confidential and safe forums where staff can talk about the emotional impact of work
  • An equality and diversity staff network providing support to all staff
  • Mindfulness bite size taster session
  • Mini health check
  • Free, confidential counselling services 24/7

In addition to the generous pension and annual leave that comes with NHS employment, the trust offers additional benefits to our staff including a salary sacrifice scheme enabling staff to drive a brand new car or purchase a new bike as well as an HMRC scheme enabling savings on registered childcare costs.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for medical professionals who want to work in collaboration with our service users, carers and colleagues to provide the very best treatment and care. Professionals who want to develop and consolidate their clinical skills and competencies whilst working in a Trust with a patient-centred ethos and a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality education and training.

About your role

The C-CATT (CAMHS Crisis Assessment & Treatment Team) focuses on early intervention for young people in crisis. The team has a response time of four hours.

As a Consultant Psychiatrist in C-CAT, you will be required to work closely with the multidisciplinary team and other agencies as appropriate in providing a comprehensive tier 3+ CAMH service for the under 18 population. The post holder will must also provide psychiatric input to complex, high risk cases presenting in crisis to either the acute hospital, the 136 suite or occasionally within the community.

The post holder must liaise as appropriate with local paediatrics team colleagues, safeguarding colleagues and other multi-agency colleagues to support the care of young people presenting in acute mental health/psychosocial crisis.

You must ensure the relevant professional registration is maintained, including Section 12, Approved Clinician, and Responsible Clinician status.

Want to learn more?

Please contact Medical Staffing on 07971639527 or email hpft.medicalstaffing@nhs.net

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