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Consultant Psychiatrist, Kingston Hospital Liaison

Employer
South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
Kingston
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year Per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist (10 PA (requests to work 8PA would be considered)

This is a post within the well-established Liaison Psychiatry team at Kingston Hospital. The Consultant Psychiatrist will work with the other Liaison Consultant to provide senior cover to the hospital wards and the Accident and Emergency Department, whilst working within and jointly clinically supervising the Liaison Team. During daytime hours, the team sees patients above 18 years in all wards and departments, including the Emergency Department and Clinical Decisions Unit.

Closing Date: midnight (23:59) Sunday 28th August 2022.

Shortlisting: Monday 5th September 2021

Assessment Centre: Monday 26th September 2022 at Springfield Hospital

Interview date: Tuesday 27th September 2022 at Springfield Hospital

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will provide section 12 cover for the acute hospital between 9am and 5pm in the general hospital. This is shared with the other Consultant and the Associate Specialist in the team. The post-holder would lead on providing S.12 cover for the ED and AAU working age patient presentations, unless the consultants are providing cross- cover for each other. The Older Adults Liaison Consultant would lead on providing S.12 cover for that age group presentations in the acute hospital.

The three senior clinicians in the team provide joint teaching to medical students, junior doctors and nurses.

The Consultant will take part in the senior general adult and old age psychiatric on-call rota for Kingston, Tolworth and Queen Mary's Hospitals (1 in 20 approx. with middle grade support).

This timetable may be changed in consultation with the Clinical Director in accordance with the Job Plan and Trust Clinical Governance Procedures

About us

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership

We look forward to receiving your application

Job description Job responsibilities

The post-holder will provide section 12 cover for the acute hospital between 9am and 5pm in the general hospital. This is shared with the other Consultant and the Associate Specialist in the team. The post-holder would lead on providing S.12 cover for the ED and AAU working age patient presentations, unless the consultants are providing cross- cover for each other. The Older Adults Liaison Consultant would lead on providing S.12 cover for that age group presentations in the acute hospital.

The three senior clinicians in the team provide joint teaching to medical students, junior doctors and nurses.

The Consultant will take part in the senior general adult and old age psychiatric on-call rota for Kingston, Tolworth and Queen Marys Hospitals (1 in 20 approx. with middle grade support).

This timetable may be changed in consultation with the Clinical Director in accordance with the Job Plan and Trust Clinical Governance Procedures

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Primary Medical degree
  • Full GMC registration. Included on the GMC Specialist Register (Psychotherapy) or eligible for such inclusion or Specialist Registrar within three months of completing their CCT. ?Approved Clinician Status ?Section 12 (2) approval of the Mental Health Act or eligible and willing to apply for such approval once in post.
  • MRCPsych, or equivalent
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register (Psychotherapy) or eligible for such inclusion or Specialist Registrar within three months of completing their CCT
  • Specialist Register or eligible for such inclusion (or a higher psychiatry trainee within six months of completing their CCT).
  • -Section 12 & Approved Clinician status under the Mental Health Act, or willing to apply for such approval once in post.
Desirable
  • -CCT in General Adult Psychiatry, or sub-specialty CCT in Liaison Psychiatry and significant experience of General Adult psychiatry at a senior level.
  • -Experience of working in liaison psychiatry at Consultant/Higher Specialist trainee for at least a year
  • -Other higher degrees or further training relevant to the post
Ability to enhance specialty of mental health care provided Management/Audit Essential
  • -Commitment to developing practice through clinical audit, quality improvement, and working with colleagues in the liaison psychiatry team, the acute trust, and managers
Desirable
  • -Experience of service planning
  • -Management or leadership experience or training
Research and Publication Desirable
  • -Evidence of publications or research experience
Knowledge: Critical Expertise in Specialty Essential
  • -Completed minimum of three years full time training in approved higher psychiatric training scheme
  • -Engage in continuing professional development, and join a Peer Group to gain approval for CPD done
Teaching Essential
  • -Experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate psychiatry
Desirable
  • Willingness to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level
Personal Skills Essential
  • Ability to provide clinical leadership
  • Willingness to supervise junior medical staff and staff from other disciplines
  • Willingness to work flexibly in an integrated team providing


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