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Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Erith
Salary
£50,373 to £78,759 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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The Early Intervention Teams offer a specialist multi-disciplinary service for individuals experiencing psychosis for the first time. The Early Intervention Teams are specialist teams dedicated to the needs of individuals presenting with a first episode of psychosis and their families/carers. The service assists professionals in secondary care to detect psychosis early and facilitate the engagement of people in the service.

The Trust is seeking a specialty doctor within the Early Intervention in Psychosis Team in Bexley. It is expected the post-holder will deliver effective and efficient community focused mental health services for people with emerging or prodromal psychosis.

The post holder will be based at the Erith Centre and supported by Dr Nadim Hakim, Consultant Psychiatrist and EIP manager Dupsey McCarthy.

Main duties of the job

  • To promote recovery for all individuals who have a presented with first episode psychosis.
  • To provide comprehensive assessment and intervention for service users presenting with a first episode of psychosis and to provide patient, family and carers with information on diagnosis and prognosis.
  • To facilitate a collaborative approach between primary and secondary care, in the recognition and management of early psychosis, with the aim of reducing the 'duration of untreated psychosis' (DUP).
  • To involve service users in their own care and treatment choices, and in the planning and delivery of the service provided by the team.
  • To ensure that the service is accessible to all sections of the local population, and to recognise and amend any potential issues which may be found to limit access to people as early as possible.
  • To facilitate a collaborative approach between primary and secondary care, in the recognition and management of early psychosis, with the aim of reducing the 'duration of untreated psychosis' (DUP)
  • To involve service users in their own care and treatment choices, and in the planning and delivery of the service provided by the team.
  • To ensure that the service is accessible to all sections of the local population, and to recognise and amend any potential issues which may be found to limit access to people as early as possible.


About us

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, formed in April 1995, is a provider of mental health services for children, adults and older adults in Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich, and a specialist provider of Forensic and Challenging Behaviour services for Bexley, Greenwich, Lewisham, North Southwark, Bromley, and Learning Disability Services for Greenwich, Bexley and Bromley. The Trust also provides Community health services in Bexley and Greenwich and a wide range of health (physical and mental health) in prisons across Kent and London.

Our mission is improving lives as we strive to improve the lives of those we serve; many of whom suffer from life-long conditions. We also aim to improve the lives of staff as their well-being is fundamental to the delivery of high-quality care. We improve lives by providing the best quality health and social care.

Our values express our heart at Oxleas.

They are the lens we look through to guide our behaviours day-to-day, informing how we act, the decisions we make, and how we work with our service users, patients, families, carers, and colleagues.

Our values are:

We're Kind: We show consideration, concern and thoughtfulness towards everyone.

We're Fair: We embrace difference, treat everyone with respect and promote diversity, equality and inclusion.

We Listen: We always seek to understand, learn, and improve.

We Care: We work together and innovate to put our service users at the heart of everything we do.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • To record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively and submit this promptly to the Information Department.
  • To participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.
  • To participate in annual appraisal.
  • To attend and participate in the academic programme of the Trust, including lectures and seminars as part of the internal CPD programme.
  • To maintain professional registration with the General Medical Council, Mental Health Act Section 12(2) approval, and to abide by professional codes of conduct.
  • To participate annually in a job plan review with the clinical manager, which will include consultation with a relevant manager to ensure that the post is developed to take into account changes in service configuration and delivery associated with modernisation.
  • To work with local managers and professional colleagues in ensuring the efficient running of services and share with consultant colleagues in the medical contribution to management.
  • To comply with the Trusts agreed policies, procedures, standing orders and financial instructions, and to take an active role in the financial management of the service and support the medical director and other managers in preparing plans for services.


Person Specification Registration Essential
  • GMC Registered
Registration Essential
  • Section 12
Experience Essential
  • Relevant experience


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