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Specialist Grade Psychiatrist- Medway Community Mental Health Team

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
£83,945 to £95,275 Per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024
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.

Indulge your passion for research with our internationally known and enthusiastic team, who are involved in a whole host of national and home-grown studies that have the potential to shape future healthcare. You will be very welcome.

Main duties of the job

This is a 10 PA plus 0.5 PA and 3% Category A availability supplement for on-call 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 all interviews will be conducted via video link using Microsoft Teams, date to be confirmed.

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 vital mental health, learning disability, and specialist services to a population of 1.8 million people across Kent and Medway.

Join our extensive network of medical professionals and contribute to making a positive impact. We offer exceptional professional development opportunities, allowing you to hone your skills while enjoying the high quality of life in the picturesque Garden of England.

Collaborate with the prestigious Kent and Medway Medical School, be at the forefront of integrated care, and prioritise individual well-being. If you're passionate about research, join our internationally recognised team and contribute to shaping the future of healthcare.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing brilliant care through brilliant people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the attached job description and person specification. The job description will provide you with the main duties and responsibilities of the role. The person specifications will detail the qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience required for the role.

*Please note, this Job Description is currently in draft, pending approval from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. *

Part time or job-share applications are welcome.

Our Benefits

Here are just some of our Benefits:

Financial support for relocation of up to �8,000

Easy access to inhouse research team and academic opportunity through Kents own Medical school

Generous annual leave and study leave entitlement and access to the fantastic NHS pension scheme

Holiday of a Lifetime Scheme Bank your annual leave to save up for that all important extended break

Flexible working - just ask and we will try to help

Excellent Learning and Development opportunities - We offer doctors at all grades the chance to engage in leadership, educational, research, quality improvement development and seek growth opportunities tailored to their areas of interest

Free access to an independent counselling service

Blue Light Card - A discount service for the NHS, with thousands of amazing discounts

Car lease scheme

A variety of staff network forums which empower, support and encourage network members and allies, to reflect KMPT values and promote equality and diversity.

*If you would like further information, or to know the full terms of the Recruitment Bonus and/or Relocation Allowance, then please contact our Medical Staffing Team: kmpt.medical-recruitment@nhs.net

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MBBS or Equivalent medical qualification


Desirable

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


Eligibility

Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a license to practice at the time of appointment.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment


Desirable

  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice


Transport

Essential

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


Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge in speciality
  • 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


Academic Skills & Lifelong Learning

Essential

  • Able to deliver undergraduate or post graduate teaching and training
  • Ability to work in and lead team
  • Demonstrate commitment to shared leadership & collaborative working to deliver improvement
  • Participated in continuous professional development
  • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence
  • Has actively participated in clinical audit and quality improvement programmes


Desirable

  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and post graduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Experience 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 or improved outcomes to patients


Employer details

Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust

Address

Britton House, Britton Farm, High Street, Gillingham, Kent ME7 1AL

Gillingham

ME7 1AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

380-MED-24-036-PERM

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