Consultant Psychiatrist Inpatient in General Adult - North Devon

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
North Devon
£84,559 - £114,003
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Full Time
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Consultant Psychiatrist Inpatient in General Adult Psychiatry - North Devon

The role

This role is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established MDT on Moorland View Ward – a 16 bedded mixed gender acute psychiatric ward, North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple.

Moorland View Ward forms part of the Urgent and Inpatient Care system in North Devon – working with the Home Treatment Team, 4 alternative to admission beds, and an intensive inpatient rehabilitation ward to create a locally flexible response for the most mentally unwell residents of North Devon. Close working relationships exist with supportive colleagues in Psychiatric Liaison, AMHP service and adjacent wards for older persons and rehabilitation.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you are an enthusiastic and forward thinking consultant willing to take a leading clinical role in our inpatient mental health services and a developing cross agency, cross team response to the changing mental health needs of the population.

The location

Moorland View ward is on the North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple, North Devon. This beautiful part of Devon has close access to beaches, the moors and easy access to Exeter, Bristol via improving road and rail links.

About us

The ward is 16 bedded, mixed gender. All bedrooms are en-suite. The ward encircles a garden and has office space, MDT office space, music room, dining room and patient kitchen.

Facilities adjacent include seclusion, long term segregation area (ensuite bedroom, lounge, and enclosed garden), additional garden space, arts room, Occupational Therapy kitchen and gym.

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 32days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to34 days after7 years service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer Updated as per job roles leave entitlement
  • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
  • Structured learning and development opportunities.

Great place to work. Great place to live.

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