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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry, Trent Ward

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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We are pleased to announce a brand-new golden hello incentive for Consultant positions within Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health, NHS Trust.

We are currently transforming our service delivery to meet a new set of high-quality standards that our East Enfield Community Mental Health Team 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 Consultant roles within our Trust as an incentive to not only join us but be a part of our future.

Trent ward is a mixed gender acute psychiatric ward with 18 beds. The ward provides assessment and treatment for patients who cannot be safely managed in the community by our Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Teams. This includes a significant number of patients detained on Sections 2 and 3 of the Mental Health Act.

The ward serves patients residing in the London Borough of Barnet, although may also receive some referrals from the other two boroughs within the Trust.

You will be a clinical leader within the service and will be expected to contribute to the development of services.

Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged. You must have full GMC registration and have a CCT in general adult psychiatry or be within 6 months of completion of training or be eligible for inclusion on the specialist register at the time of interview.

Main duties of the job

Objectives of the post
  • To provide psychiatrist assessment and treatment of acute psychiatrist inpatients.
  • To take on the role of Responsible Clinician for detained patients.
  • To produce reports for CQC Tribunals and Hospital Managers hearings.
  • To take the lead on prescribing and risk assessments.
  • To participate and lead daily patient management meetings
  • Liaison with CRHTTs, care coordinators, GPs.
  • To provide clinical and professional leadership, and take part in management activities and governance processes related to the post or the wider service
  • To have an integral role in the performance of the ward team, further development of the service, and the development of the clinical pathways and priorities of the service line.
  • To teach and supervise medical staff and other professionals in all aspects of psychiatric care.For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

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.

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Task Areas:

Clinical Work and Leadership

Liaison with Trust services and relevant non-statutory organisations.

Education and Training

Audit and Clinical Governance

Service Development

Continuous Professional Development and Appraisal

On-call Responsibilities

For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

Person Specification Qualifications and Experience Essential
  • Within six months of obtaining a CCT in general adult psychiatry or on the GMC Specialist Register
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists or equivalent
  • Excellent clinical skills with experience of inpatient psychiatric care
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Section 12 Approved and an Approved Clinician
  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Programme in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Membership of a Medical Defence Union
  • Clinical supervision skills training
  • Additional degree or equivalent
  • Experience of working on a ward using a productive ward model
  • Postgraduate teaching qualification
  • Research experience
Management and Audit Essential
  • Experience of medical audit / Quality Improvement projects
  • Management skills
  • Postgraduate management qualification
  • Understanding of contracting, finance and activity monitoring
Service Development Essential
  • Demonstrable record of clinical leadership
  • Negotiation skills
  • Understanding of equal opportunities and appropriate training
  • Experience in developing a service component
IT Experience and Skills Essential
  • Experience in data gathering and management
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use e-mail and internet
  • Familiarity with RiO electronic notes
Personal Skills Essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the NHS
  • Highest level of integrity
  • Capacity to respond positively to the constantly changing NHS environment

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