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Consultant Psychiatrist - Community Rehabilitation

Employer
Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
Enfield
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum including HCAS
Closing date
4 Jul 2024
There is an exciting opportunity within the North London Mental Health Partnership (NLMHP) for a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Community Services in Enfield. The role offered is that of a Consultant in Community Rehabilitation covering the Community Rehabilitation Team in the London Borough of Enfield.

Please see the updated Job Description for this full time (10PA) post and the Person Specifications.

This post is awaiting approval by the Royal College of Psychiatrist - submitted for approval on 18.04.2024.

Interviews will be scheduled within 3-4 weeks of the advert closing.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to provide clinical leadership for the MDT.

Clinical Work and Leadership
  • Clinical leadership for the team, direct clinical assessments and consultations for patients under the care of ECRT.
  • Medical input and leadership in weekly MDT care planning/risk management planning meetings.
  • Responsible Clinician responsibilities with attendance at and report-writing for Mental Health Tribunals and Managers hearings for those clients being managed under conditions of Supervised Community Treatment Orders.
  • Professional leadership within the post, and take part in management activities related to the post and the wider service within which it is embedded.


About us

Formed in 2001 through the merger of its predecessor organizations, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH-MHT) continues to innovate and develop at a fast pace. We are a large mental health trust in London with an annual budget of �337 million and employing more than 3,300 staff. We serve a population of 1.2 million and operate from over 20 main sites in the community. In 2020-21 the trust cared for more than 126,176 people approximately 2,800 patients on our wards and over 128,388 service users in the community.

We provide a wide range of local and more specialist mental health services, including helping people with serious mental illness (SMI), personality disorders, drug and alcohol recovery, children's mental health issues, dementia, eating disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD and suicide prevention. The Trust has an overall Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating as 'Good' from 2019 and retained the 'good' rating in 2022. It also runs the North London Forensic Service (NLFS), which the CQC has rated as Outstanding.

Our CEO, Jinjer Kandola MBE has been appointed to be joint CEO for both BEH and Camden and Islington Trust, bringing the two organisations ever closer together and they are now working in a partnership across North Central London. This is allowing for the joint expertise, increased innovation and reduction in barriers with joint initiatives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to provide clinical leadership for the MDT.

Clinical Work and Leadership

Clinical leadership for the team, direct clinical assessments and consultations for patients under the care of ECRT.

Medical input and leadership in weekly MDT care planning/risk management planning meetings.

Responsible Clinician responsibilities with attendance at and report-writing for Mental Health Tribunals and Managers hearings for those clients being managed under conditions of Supervised Community Treatment Orders.

Professional leadership within the post, and take part in management activities related to the post and the wider service within which it is embedded.

As a senior clinician, to have an integral role in the performance of their team, further development of the service, and the development of the clinical pathways and priorities of the rehabilitation services across the Trust.

Compliance with all legal obligations covering clinical practice (eg Mental Health Act and code of practice).

A commitment to ensuring fair access to services for all.

Compliance with procedures whereby doctors report concerns about professional conduct or competence of medical or other colleagues.

The teams are expected to actively manage their caseloads, and to respond to new patients as they are referred.

2. General duties

Liaison with Trust services and relevant non-statutory organizations

Regular liaison with the relevant acute inpatient wards, other community Mental Health Teams and Home Treatment Teams.

Maintaining good relations with General Practitioners and other stakeholders, eg Social Services

Education and Training

To participate in the teaching and training of other disciplines.

A full role in the wider academic activities of the service, e.g. attendance and participation in academic meetings, journal clubs etc.

Resources and support for clinical educators and teaching is available through the Trust medical education department. The lead administrator is Suleman Bhana and the Director of Medical Education is Dr Lubna Anwar. Locally the Enfield site Tutor for trainees is Dr Antonio Albanese

Clinical Governance, Audit and Research

A lead role for the service in terms of audit and other procedures to ensure good clinical governance.

Research is actively encouraged and is well supported within the trust. The director of Research and Development for the Trust is Dr Artemis Igoumenou. The R& D department is based at St Anns hospital. The Trust is a member of the UCL Partners Academic Health Sciences Consortium.

Service Development

Rehabilitation services in Enfield have been undergoing a continuous improvement cycle which is strongly supported by health and social care commissioners. Over the past five years this has resulted in development of a rehabilitation board and step-down pathway in the community.

The post holder would be encouraged to further develop this relationship as part of ongoing community transformation in which it is proposed that the rehab services will work very closely with voluntary care sector (VCS) to scale up rehabilitation interventions with VCS staff. Another project is to improve the referral pathway and engage in case finding to identify those who would benefit most from rehabilitation as recommended by NICE guidance.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

  • oFull registration with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • oListed on the Specialist Register of the GMC Medical Register or eligible to register within six months.
  • oMembership of Royal College of Psychiatrist or equivalent qualifications/ certification
  • oTo be approved under Section 12 (2) of the 1983 Mental Health Act, the 2007 amendments and any successor legislation.
  • oApproved Clinician status in terms of the same legislation
  • oTraining and experience in evidence-based interventions Rehabilitation
  • oMembership of a professional indemnity organization
  • oEngagement with annual appraisal.
  • oExperience of Safeguarding Children Framework
  • oExperience in multi-disciplinary teaching.
  • oAbility to take a leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high quality care and staff morale.
  • oExcellent communication skills in verbal and written media


Desirable

  • oRegistered for the Continuing Professional Development Program in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • oPublications in the field of Psychiatry
  • oManagement Skills
  • oExperience of developing a service component
  • oManagement Training
  • oHave experience working with different cultural backgrounds and beliefs.


Special Aptitudes

Essential

  • oDemonstrable ability to relate well to people with chronic mental health issues and their families
  • oTeam player to fit in with multi professional team
  • oTo have an approachable attitude to team members.


Interests

Essential

  • oWillingness to represent the service at Trust wide meeting and in discussions with partner agencies and Commissioners


Disposition

Essential

  • oAbility to work and build relationships with other agencies and departments
  • oAbility to work with Trust management in the spirit of mutually supportive co-operation


Desirable

  • Ability to work and build relationships with other agencies and departments oAbility to work with Trust management in the spirit of mutually supportive co-operation Ability to drive and willingness to use own car, expenses to be provided by the Trust at normal rates. There are standard methods of paying travel expenses defined by national terms and conditions which vary with the degree of travel.


Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

Enfield Community Rehabilitation Team

Bush Hill Park

Enfield

EN1 2HL

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