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Consultant Psychiatrist - Greenwich CMHRES Team

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Charlton
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year + £2,162 London Weighting + 1% On-Call Allowance pa (pro-rata)
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Consultant Psychiatrist Greenwich Community Mental Health Rehabilitation and Enablement Service 6 Pas - 24 hours per week £84,559 - £114,003 per annum + £2,162 LW (pro rata'd)

We are seeking to recruit a Consultant Psychiatrist for the Greenwich CMHRES Team. The post holder will be the 0.6 WTE Consultant within the team supported by a 0.5 GPVTS Trainee. The CMHRES Team work with clients that have a primary diagnosis of Psychosis, are willing to engage with the team to work on building their skills and independence.

We are committed to developing the careers of our medical staff and the successful applicant will be encouraged to participate fully in the continuing medical education programme.

Main duties of the job

  • The services aim to be flexible, accessible and available outside of standard working hours (on call rota). The Pathways of care aim to offer individuals involvement and when possible, choices regarding their treatment.
  • The Trust provides services to a richly diverse population; the locality teams will work with service users and carers in their community to ensure that the care and support provided is sensitive and appropriate.
  • A personalised care plan will be devised in consultation with the Service User and their Carer/Family where appropriate. The care plans should follow the SMART principle.
  • The post holder will be responsible for the care and treatment of patients who are on CPA and within the team. This will involve attending multi-disciplinary team meetings and case discussion meetings. The post holder will be expected to attend zoning meetings.
  • The post holder will in addition be expected to chair CPA meetings, offer crisis appointments to patients who are in the red zone and offer home visits and telephone advice to general practitioners and other professionals.
  • The post holder will have formal outpatient clinics each week. On average there are 4-6 patients.
  • There is protected time for administrative work, as well as protected time to deal with mental health act related work.
  • The post holder will have supervision duties for the trainee.
  • Regular training and supervision of staff is essential to maintain safe and effective clinical practice within the locality team.


About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent and manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital in Woolwich as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are one of the largest providers of prison health services providing healthcare to prisoners across Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care


Job description Job responsibilities

  • The services aim to be flexible, accessible and available outside of standard working hours (on call rota). The Pathways of care aim to offer individuals involvement and when possible, choices regarding their treatment, actively encouraging their participation in the planning and implementation of their care.
  • The Trust provides services to a richly diverse population; the locality teams will work with service users and carers in their community to ensure that the care and support provided is sensitive and appropriate to their needs.
  • A personalised care plan will be devised in consultation with the Service User and their Carer/Family where appropriate. The care plans should follow the SMART principle.
  • The post holder will be responsible for the care and treatment of patients who are on CPA and within the team. This will involve attending multi-disciplinary team meetings, case discussion meetings, and discuss referrals with the team. The post holder will be expected to attend zoning meetings at least twice a week to prioritise contacts with patients, especially those service users who are deteriorating and presenting with increasing risk.
  • The post holder will in addition be expected to chair CPA meetings, offer crisis appointments to patients who are in the red zone and offer home visits and telephone advice to general practitioners and other professional who may be involved with the care of service users on the caseload.
  • The post holder will have formal outpatient clinics each week. On average there are 4-6 patients (CPA and or new assessment) reviewed per day (2 clinics).
  • There is protected time for administrative work, as well as protected time to deal with mental health act related work including attending tribunals for patients on community treatment orders.
  • The post holder will have supervision duties for the trainee working within the team.
  • Regular training and supervision of staff is essential to maintain safe and effective clinical practice within the locality team.


Person Specification GMC Registration Essential
  • Candidate has full GMC registration
Qualifications Essential
  • Candidate has MBBS or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Experience in General Adult Psychiatry


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