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Specialty Doctor in Specialist Mental Health

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Braintree
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EPUT is looking to appoint a compassionate and enthusiastic Specialty Doctor who will provide consistent, high quality Medical input support to the Specialist Mental Health team based at the Gables, Braintree.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide medical input to the patients under the SMHT regarding, assessment, diagnosis and management of SMI patients. The post holder will liaise regularly with Community specialist Mental Health Teams for patient with severe mental health disorders whom require care coordination. The post holder will also liaise with Primary Care, IAPT and local mental health services when indicated. This will cover the Braintree PCNs in mid Essex with another CT and a fulltime Consultant.

The post holder will have shared responsibility for the clinical care of SMHT patients and will be expected to work closely with the consultant, GPs, Primary care practitioner's team manager to ensure the provision of an effective responsive.

You should be eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act 1983. You will also need to provide evidence of achievement of ST1/CT1 competences in psychiatry at time of application and likelihood of achieving CT2 competences in psychiatry by the start date of the post.

About us

Our Vision

To be the leading health and wellbeing service in the provision of mental health and community care.

Our Purpose

We care for people every day. What we do together, matters.

Our Values

We Care

We Learn

We Empower

Our strategic objectives

We will deliver safe, high quality integrated care services.

We will enable each other to be the best that we can.

We will work together with our partners to make our services better.

We will help our communities to thrive.

If you share that vision and want to make a difference to the people that use our services, then please contact us to find out more.

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assessing new patients for specialist mental health diagnosis when indicated.
  • Drafting treatment plans in a bio psychosocial model
  • Working closely with primary care / GP/ Voluntary sector / Social prescriber
  • Regular liaison with the SMHT Area consultant for patients requiring ongoing care coordination or secondary care treatment for severe mental health conditions
  • Offer advice for the team when needed
  • Arrangement and review of investigations when indicated.
  • Audit and service development.
  • Contribution to management in team meetings.
  • Attending the MDT


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification


Desirable

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment. and Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act 1983.


Skills

Essential

  • Clinical judgement: experience in making clinical decisions and managing risk. Knows when to seek help, able to prioritise clinical need.
  • Relevant specialty clinical knowledge: capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge relevant to the job and specialty
  • Practical skills: shows aptitude for practical skills, required in the job.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in different clinical settings required in the job


Desirable

  • Experience of working within Adult Psychiatry


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards in Good Medical


Desirable

  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practice


Eligibility

Essential

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act 1983.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.


Transport

Essential

  • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative.


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Gables

Braintree

CM7 9AE

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364-EPUT601

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