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Speciality Doctor Learning Disability

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hastings
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 a year pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024
Sussex Partnership is seeking to appoint a part-time Specialty Doctor working 6 Programmed Activities on a fixed term contract for up to 12 months to join our Learning Disability Service. The post is with the Hastings & Rother Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT) based in Hastings. Sussex has lots to offer including:

Journeys from coast to the countryside in minutes
  • A lifestyle where there are renowned cycle routes and picturesque walks, including the famous South Downs Way in the South Downs National Park
  • City life that is never far away either. Brighton and Hove and London are both within easy reach via local and national bus routes and national mainline stations

The successful applicant will provide specialist psychiatric services for assessment and treatment of adults with a learning disability and provide community psychiatric care to adults with a learning disability living in the catchment area for the pos.t You will ensure clients are supported adequately to enable them to function optimally in the community and where they relapse they receive prompt and appropriate treatment to retain mental health and social functioning.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will provide specialist psychiatric services for assessment and treatment of adults with a learning disability and provide community psychiatric care to adults with a learning disability living in the catchment area for the pos.t You will ensure clients are supported adequately to enable them to function optimally in the community and where they relapse they receive prompt and appropriate treatment to retain mental health and social functioning.

About us

We know that building on your personal and professional development are key to providing the best patient care.

At Sussex Partnership, we know our people are our biggest asset. We are committed to providing a working environment where you can progress your career, build your knowledge base and develop your skillset.

We know that a culture focussed on personal and professional development has a direct impact on the care we provide to our service users. We are working hard to create new pathways for people to join our Trust and work in mental health and learning disability services, and pathways for staff to progress with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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This is a newly developed post to be offered as a fixed term contract. The post holder will provide specialty doctor input to Learning Disability Services in East Sussex in a community setting.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • 4 years at full-time postgraduate training or higher or equivalent experience with at least 2 years in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty


Desirable

  • MRCPsych
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.


Eligibility

Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.


Desirable

  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment


Clinical Skills, knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge in specialty
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge


Desirable

  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cavendish House

Hastings

TN34 3AA

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