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Specialty Doctor, Home Treatment Team, East/Mid

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Redhill, Surrey
£52,530 to £82,400 a year Plus £149 Fringe Allowance
Closing date
26 Feb 2024
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor Employer.

This opportunity is open to UK based and International Candidates

We have an incredibly exciting opportunity for a full time 10 PA Specialty Doctor at our well-established Home Treatment Team.

This appointment is for a full time Speciality doctor who will be working under supervision of consultant psychiatrist HTT (Home Treatment Team). The post holder will be a link between in-patient and Community Mental Health Recovery Services within the locality service area.

The Home Treatment Team aims to provide intensive community care underpinned by the principles of acute and dynamic, clinically focused risk management. The goal is one of therapeutic containment and clinical progression within a recovery framework. The Home Treatment Team multidisciplinary team develop individual care plans for each patient to work towards step down to less intensive clinical support. In addition to providing excellent psychiatric crisis care, the Home Treatment Team strives to ensure patients' physical health and well-being is actively managed.

The Home Treatment Team interfaces with Inpatient Acute Services, Triage Services, the Section 136 Places of Safety, Community Services, Liaison Services and Criminal Justice System. The majority of patients are referred from Community Mental Health Recovery Services and Liaison Services.

Main duties of the job

The successful post-holder will be work closely with HTT team to provide senior medical input to patients referred to and admitted under care of HTT in line with the agreed service Operational Policy. This includes:

To provide senior medical input to HTT ensuring safe and timely service provision for service users, which may include assessments, advice and support, liaison, mental health act assessments for patients under HTT.

To consider all safe community treatment options with the multi- disciplinary team for treatment prior to referring patients for in-patient admission.

To provide intensive medical input and reviews of patients with acute, chronic and severe mental illness when in crisis in line with HTT care pathway.

To liaise with both internal and external interfaces concerning admissions and transfers/discharges.

Our Offer:
  • NHS Specialty grade �52,530 - �82,400 per annum + �149 fringe + on- call requirement
  • GMC Sponsorship
  • �15,000 recruitment premia over 3 years
  • Relocation allowance: up to �8000 subject to policy requirement
  • Sponsorship for International candidates up to �3,199
  • Up to �2000/year CPD allowance subject to policy requirements
  • NHS pension employers contribution 20.68% from day one
  • Subsidised nursery places
  • Car scheme tax savings up to �6000
  • Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership and many more. Please check our benefits brochure for other benefits.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job description that clearly states all the requirements needed to carry out this role.

Person Specification



  • MB BS or equivalent recognised medical qualification.
  • Full medical registration with a license to practice.
  • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act (or within 6 to 12 months of the time of interview/assessment) or equivalent


  • Relevant higher degree, e.g. MD, PhD, MSc or other additional clinical qualifications
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
  • Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills



  • 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.


  • In good standing with GMC concerning warnings and conditions on practice
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within three months of appointment

Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Knowledge of legislation, Department of Health Guidance and literature and its implications for clinical practice.
  • Knowledge of NHS strategic vision in the Next Stage Review (High-Quality Care for All)
  • Ability to meet duties under MHA and MCA
  • Experience working with various patient groups presenting with the full range of clinical severity across different care settings, including community, inpatient, and specialist teams.
  • Evidence of effective multidisciplinary team involvement and experience
  • Knowledge of psychiatric provision


  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
  • Experience in management

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Gatton Place

St Matthews Road

Redhill, Surrey


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