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Specialty Doctor in General Adult Psychiatry

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Colchester
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
Would you like to be part of leading health and wellbeing service in the provision of mental health and community care? Why not join Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust for the opportunity to flourish and excel in your career and be part of our dedicated medical team.

EPUT is looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Specialty Doctor who will provide consistent, high quality Medical input support to the Peter Bruff, Assessment Unit team in Colchester. The service provides 17 bedded mixed gender unit caters to patients from North East Essex and Mid Essex who require information admission.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have shared responsibility for the clinical care of those patients referred to the team and will be expected to work closely with the consultant and team manager to ensure the provision of an effective service. Patients attend gatekeeping assessment from home treatment team and if the assessment identifies that patient needs an informal hospital admission they are admitted to Peter Bruff assessment unit.

You should be eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act 1983. You will also need to provide evidence of achievement of ST1/CT1 competences in psychiatry at time of application and likelihood of achieving CT2 competences in psychiatry by the start date of the post.

About us

Our Vision

To be the leading health and wellbeing service in the provision of mental health and community care.

Our Purpose

We care for people every day. What we do together, matters.

Our Values

We Care

We Learn

We Empower

Our strategic objectives

We will deliver safe, high quality integrated care services.

We will enable each other to be the best that we can.

We will work together with our partners to make our services better.

We will help our communities to thrive.

If you share that vision and want to make a difference to the people that use our services, then please contact us to find out more.

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work


Job description

Job responsibilities

Attend Ward reviews every day

Attend MDT meeting every day

Carry out Ward review when one of the Consultants is away

Admitting patients during working hours

Attending to urgent clinical issues for patients on the ward

Dictate and check Discharge summaries for patients

Administrative work related to these activities

Support Trainee Doctors

Work with Multidisciplinary team

Attend the weekly regular supervision with the consultant

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification


Desirable

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment. and Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act 1983.


Skills

Essential

  • Clinical judgement: experience in making clinical decisions and managing risk. Knows when to seek help, able to prioritise clinical need.
  • Relevant specialty clinical knowledge: capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge relevant to the job and specialty
  • Practical skills: shows aptitude for practical skills, required in the job.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in different clinical settings required in the job


Desirable

  • Experience of working within Adult Psychiatry


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards in Good Medical


Desirable

  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies by time of appointment in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practice


Eligibility

Essential

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act 1983.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.


Transport

Desirable

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


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Peter Bruff Assessment unit

Colchester

CO4 5JY

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364-EPUT627

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