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Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Community Brid and Driffield

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024
We have an exciting opportunity within the Trust for a consultant psychiatrist to join our Community Mental Health Services for Bridlington and Driffield, which are based at East House, Bridlington.

The population to be served has a total practice population of approximately 122,500 of which an estimated 17,500 of these are people over the age of 65 of which 4,300 are aged 80 and above. However, there are several existing services within the trust which have the effect of significantly reducing the dependence of the catchment population on the CMHT.

The new post holder will have no responsibility for in-patients, however will be expected to liaise with the in-patient consultants for their patients, and will have access to three inpatient facilities serving the populations of Hull and East Riding. The post holder will also be expected to undertake urgent assessments when required and provide input to the Crises Team for Older People for catchment area patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to provide the highest level of clinical leadership and practice in the Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health problems in Older peoples service in Bridlington and Driffield. This involves directly supporting and providing supervision and leadership to the multi-disciplinary team, both within the service and also the provision of clinical leadership within the Trust in relation to this speciality.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire.Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range ofbenefitsthat go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

As a consultant working in an Old Age Community Team, you will have responsibility for the provision of safe and effective care and treatment which is evidence based. You will share the vision of integrated and multi-disciplinary working and actively engage in the development of the service through research and support.

The post holder would be expected to be approved as a Responsible Clinician or be willing to undertake training to obtain Section 12(2) MHA and will be expected to renew this approval according to agreed procedures.

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

Please read our attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on our exciting role available.

Person Specification



  • Qualification and Training


  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


East House

38 St John's Avenue


YO16 4NG

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