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Locum Consultant in Perinatal Psychiatry - East Kent

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Canterbury
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum pro rata for the duration of the contract
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Perinatal Care
Grade
Consultant
Hours
Full Time
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YOU'RE BRILLIANT and we want you on OUR team

It's time for a new challenge with KMPT in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with tremendous quality of life. Within KMPT we have a network of approximately 150 members of medical staff, not including our range of foundation doctors, GP trainees, core trainees and higher trainees.

There are exciting times ahead with the Kent and Medway Medical School now open, a collaboration between Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent with KMPT as one of the NHS partners, inspiring the next generation of medical professionals.

We are also at the forefront of partnership working - an integral part of the Integrated Care System - looking at sustainable health and social care and ensuring the individual is at the centre of everything.

Main duties of the job

This is a 10 PA plus 0.5 PA and 3% Category A availability supplement for on-call locum post. Part time or job-share applications are welcome.

Successful applicants must have MRCP or equivalent and be on, or within six months of inclusion on, the Specialist Register and be fully registered with the GMC, as well as Approved Clinician and S12 approval under the Mental Health Act.

Please note that you will be required to submit an application form for each post you are interested in applying for.

About us

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and specialist services across Kent and Medway, with a population of 1.8million.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the Care Quality Commission regulator and Outstanding for care) has approximately 3,400 staff covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues from 52 nations, rich in their diversity, talents and experience, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

We have a team of empathetic leaders inspiring their staff in an environment where everyone is valued and plays a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Across our communities and within inpatient settings, our workforce is enhanced and strengthened by dedicated peer support workers, people with lived experience, a wonderful team of volunteers and a brigade of pets astherapy support dogs.

Job description Job responsibilities

For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification.

What a place to live and work

We are a family-friendly county with first class schools and affordable housing.

The transport links to and from London and the continent are fantastic; and we have towns that have been voted the best places to live in the whole of the country with warm and welcoming communities. Kent has breath-takingcastles, cathedrals and country houses bursting with history plus shopping, and restaurants and bars to suit every taste. Every conceivable sports and leisure activity is also available to keep you and the little ones occupied and thenyou have the 350 miles of beaches, cliffs and coves; a coastline that is both stunning and stimulating, whatever the weather. Plus the green and pleasant countryside that gives the area its Garden of England title. To put it simply, youwont want to leave.

Within KMPT, you will find networks which will support you to be the very best version of you. These include faith, disability, LGBTQ+ and black, Asian and minority ethnics.

Mental health and physical wellbeing support is a priority for KMPT with advice and support readily available to ensure you take care of you as well as you do your patients. The health and wellbeing of you and your family is of paramount importance to us.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
Desirable
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research, or management
  • MRCPsych or MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Specialised knowledge of Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Additional clinical qualifications
Eligibility Essential
  • 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
  • Approved Clinician status OR able to achieve within three months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with three months of appointment
Desirable
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice
Knowledge Essential
  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • At least six months experience of perinatal psychiatry within the last five years
  • Completed minimum of three years full-time training in psychiatry
  • Clinical expertise in the assessment and management of risk
  • Good working knowledge of the interface between the MCA and MHA
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
  • Makes decisions based on evidence and experience including the contribution of others
  • Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA
Desirable
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
  • Endorsement in or masterclass in perinatal psychiatry from Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Understanding of foetal, early infant development and mother-infant relationship and its development through early childhood
  • Understanding of legislation and guidance in relation to child protection and welfare
  • Experience in working in other specialities
Academic Skills and Lifelong Learning Essential
  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Participated in research or service evaluation
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit
Desirable
  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit, and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations, and publications
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change
Transport Essential
  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative


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380-MED-22-005-LOCUM
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