Consultant Psychiatrist in Enfield Community Rehabilitation Service

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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We are pleased to announce a brand-new golden hello incentive for

Consultant Psychiatrist in Enfield Community Rehabilitation Service

within Enfield and Barnet.

We are currently transforming our service delivery to meet a new set of high-quality standards that our Enfield Community Rehabilitation Service deserves and our staff want to provide.

To support this important quality initiative, we are pleased to attach an attractive recruitment premium of £5000 to these key roles within Enfield Community Rehabilitation Service as an incentive to not only join us but be a part of our future. Apply now or call for a no obligation discussion. *T&C'S APPLY.

The post offered is that of Consultant in Community Rehabilitation covering the Community Rehabilitation Team in the London Borough of Enfield.

This 10PA substantive position has arisen as a result of the retirement of the Associate Specialist and ongoing transformation within the North Central London. The post holder will work closely and share the caseload with the existing consultant, Dr Ilyas Mirza.

The post currently sits within the Enfield borough directorate and there is an expectation of contribution to service line governance and management processes as a senior clinical leader.

London Weighting applies.

Main duties of the job

This is the post of Consultant Psychiatrist within the Enfield Community Rehabilitation Team (ECRT) within Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH). The post covers the Enfield team, and there are sister teams in the other two boroughs of Haringey and Barnet covered by Consultant colleagues.

Principal duties will include: Senior clinical leadership to the ECRT service and responsibility for the medical care of patients under the care of team.

ECRT is a multidisciplinary team delivering a community rehabilitation service to clients with severe and enduring mental illness who are resident in 24-hour supported or residential accommodation.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Clinical leadership for the team, direct clinical assessments and consultations for patients under the care of ECRT.
  • Medical input and leadership in weekly MDT care planning/risk management planning meetings.
  • Responsible Clinician responsibilities with attendance at and report-writing for Mental Health Tribunals and Managers hearings for those clients being managed under conditions of Supervised Community Treatment Orders.
  • Professional leadership within the post, and take part in management activities related to the post and the wider service within which it is embedded.
  • As a senior clinician, to have an integral role in the performance of their team, further development of the service, and the development of the clinical pathways and priorities of the rehabilitation services across the Trust.
  • Compliance with all legal obligations covering clinical practice (eg Mental Health Act and code of practice).
  • A commitment to ensuring fair access to services for all.
  • Compliance with procedures whereby doctors report concerns about professional conduct or competence of medical or other colleagues.
  • The teams are expected to actively manage their caseloads, and to respond to new patients as they are referred.

Person Specification Qualifications & Experience Essential
  • oFull registration with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • oListed on the Specialist Register of the GMC Medical Register or eligible to register within six months.
  • oMembership of Royal College of Psychiatrist or equivalent qualifications/ certification
  • o To be approved under Section 12 (2) of the 1983 Mental Health Act, the 2007 amendments and any successor legislation.
  • oApproved Clinician status in terms of the same legislation
  • oTraining and experience in evidence based interventions Rehabiliation
  • oMembership of a professional indemnity organization.
  • oEngagement with annual appraisal.
  • oExperience of Safeguarding Children Framework
  • oExperience in multi-disciplinary teaching.
  • oAbility to take a leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high quality care and staff morale.
  • oParticipation in Medical Audit
  • oCapacity to respond positively to the constantly changing NHS environment
  • oExcellent communication skills in verbal and written media.
  • oBasic computer skills, including ability to use email and Internet
  • oExperience in data gathering and management
  • oRegistered for the Continuing Professional Development Program in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • oPublications in the field of Psychiatry
  • oManagement Skills
  • oExperience of developing a service component
  • oManagement Training
  • oHave experience working with different cultural backgrounds and beliefs.
Special Aptitudes Essential
  • oDemonstrable ability to relate well to people with chronic mental health issues and their families
  • oTeam player to fit in with multi professional team
  • oTo have an approachable attitude to team members.
Interests Essential
  • oWillingness to represent the service at Trust wide meeting and in discussions with partner agencies and Commissioners
Disposition Essential
  • oAbility to work and build relationships with other agencies and departments
  • oAbility to work with Trust management in the spirit of mutually supportive co-operation
  • Ability to drive and willingness to use own car , expenses to be provided by the Trust at normal rates. There are standard methods of paying travel expenses defined by national terms and conditions which vary with the degree of travel.
Circumstances Essential
  • oAbility to travel between locations
  • oAbility to cover for absent colleagues when necessary

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