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Trust Doctor in Psychiatry

Employer
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£37,303 a year
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Foundation doctor
Hours
Full Time
The Trust has created its own in house training scheme for trust grade doctors. It is aimed at those who may want more experience in psychiatry, as well as international medical graduates who wish to pursue a career in psychiatry in the UK.

The Trust will offer a minimum 13 month contract to successful applicants and they will be eligible for an attractive relocation package of up to �5,000

Access to this unique programme includes:

Training on how to develop and maintain a portfolio

Expert clinical supervision, embedding feedback on clinical skills

Leadership and management training

Attendance at local postgraduate teaching programme

CASC Club place guaranteed

Communication skills programme

Emotional intelligence training, including 360 degree feedback

Attendance at Independent Assessment of Clinical Skills

Medical students teaching opportunities

Tailored physical health care training (provided by Acute Trust)

Clinical audit opportunities.

On-call work is included once you are up and running in the Trust.

These posts are for those genuinely interested in pursuing psychiatry as a career. You must have or are in the process of getting GMC registration - we cannot sponsor you for these posts. The salary for these posts is set at F2 level, however, an increase may be considered for those with FP competencies or completed CREST. Interview will be via MS Teams on Thursday 25th July 2024.

Please note, the posts being advertised are for Harrogate & Northallerton and not Roseberry Park.

Main duties of the job

  • Perform clinical assessment of individuals with mental health problems, including history taking, mental state examination, physical examination
  • Develop evaluation and formulation skills
  • Assessment and management of psychiatric emergencies
  • Understanding of pharmacological management of common mental health problems
  • Develop interview and risk assessment skills
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its application
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, including with non-medical prescribers

Please note there are multiple posts available in all specialties across the Trust. Therefore if successful, you could be placed in locations within our Trust other than Middlesbrough (eg Durham, Scarborough, York). You may wish to check out our website for further information on our localities www.tewv.nhs.uk

About us

We are geographically one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country with an annual income of �423m and a workforce of over 7,500 staff operating from around 160 sites. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services for the people of County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby, serving a population of around 2 million people. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with 8 local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

Ourvalues

The most important way we will get there is by living our values all of the time. These are:
  • Respect - listening, inclusive, working in partnership
  • Compassion - kind, supporting, recognising and celebrating
  • Responsibility - honest, learning, ambitious


Job description

Job responsibilities

Induction

At the beginning of your post you will take part in an induction programme. The induction will introduce you to the Trust if you have not previously worked with us before. As part of the induction you will be introduced to the workplace and informed of the requirements of the post, including your on call commitments.

Supervision arrangements

Clinical supervision is provided by Senior Medical Staff within the team as required.

Weekly educational supervision is provided by the Consultant.

There will be a minimum of one hour per week formal supervision and there will be ongoing clinical supervision as required. Supervision and support is provided by members of the MDT as outlined above on an ongoing basis during regular clinical duties.

Educational Opportunities

There will be an expectation that you attend local postgraduate teaching programmes as well as specific programmes that individual Directorates facilitate.

Support Resources

You will be provided with IT network access and have access to Library facilities.

Duties of the Post/Roles and responsibilities of Trainee

Generic:
  • Perform clinical assessment of individuals with mental health problems, including history taking, mental state examination, physical examination
  • Develop evaluation and formulation skills
  • Assessment and management of psychiatric emergencies
  • Understanding of pharmacological management of common mental health problems
  • Develop interview and risk assessment skills
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its application
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, including with non-medical prescribers

Specific (Depending upon post):
  • Assessment and management of individuals with mental illness
  • Knowledge of pharmacological management of psychosis, including treatment- resistant and complex cases
  • Develop an understanding of psychosocial interventions
  • Have an appreciation of the importance of physical health issues in psychosis
  • To assess, review and contribute to the management of inpatients.
  • To join and contribute to ward rounds.
  • Memory/outpatient clinic 1-2 new patients per week and 2-3 follow up patients per week are seen by trainee under supervision of consultant.
  • Elderly day hospital. Review by trainee mainly on Thursdays.
  • To maintain up to date electronic and other medical records of high standard.
  • To attend CPA/Care Coordination meetings.
  • To provide support to CMHT and to see carers/relatives as required.

Setting where work will be carried out (this will vary according to post)

Inpatient

Community (Home visits)

Outpatient appointments

Nursing Homes

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Describe your medical career experience to date and give examples of how these skills translate to psychiatry.


Desirable

  • Describe any work you have done in psychiatry
  • Describe any work you have done in the UK
  • Describe any audits/research you have done and how this changed your practice
  • Describe why you wish to pursue psychiatry as a career.


Qualifications

Essential

  • MBBS
  • State your GMC registration status (you must have GMC licence to practice or be in process of applying) - we cannot sponsor you


Desirable

  • Other psychiatry qualifications


Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Roseberry Park Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS4 3AF

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