Specialty Doctor Split EIS / CRHTT

Employer
Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£45,124 to £77,519 a session per annum
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This is a fixed-term full-time post shared between the Haringey Early Intervention Service HEIS (6PAs) and the Crisis and Resolution Home Treatment Team (4PAs) owing to the current post holder vacating their post for personal reasons At the end of the 12 months there is the possibility for extension. Applications for part time employment is also encouraged and amendments can be made for a job share with suitable candidates.

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Main duties of the job

Details of the HEIS post

This is a fixed-term full-time post shared between the Haringey Early Intervention Service HEIS (6PAs) and the Crisis and Resolution Home Treatment Team (4PAs) owing to the current post holder vacating their post for personal reasons At the end of the 12 months there is the possibility for extension. Applications for part time employment is also encouraged and amendments can be made for a job share with suitable candidates.

Clinicians working in the Haringey Early Intervention Team are encouraged to apply for training in Peer Supported Open Dialogue and to contribute to the implementation of this innovative treatment approach in Haringey services.

Details of the HCRHTT post

This part of the post is 4PAs based at St Ann's Hospital with the Haringey Crisis and Resolution and Home Treatment Team. It will provide excellent experience of working with people with a wide range of acute mental health problems, frequently in a crisis situation. The CRHTT provides urgent crisis assessments and intensive support aiming to avert the need for inpatient admission, when safely possible. It also supports early discharge from hospital to home or the recovery house.

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About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Duties for HEIS post

The post-holder will provide psychiatric input to the team. This involves seeing patients mainly in an outpatient clinic at St Anns Hospital. Clients might be seen at home, in clinic or remotely.

The key responsibilities are to provide bio-psycho-social assessment, diagnostic formulation, risk assessment and management advice including onward referral and discharge arrangements as appropriate. This will include working with the families and carers and liaison with other agencies. All of this must be supported by appropriate and timely clinical documentation.

The post-holder will be expected to carry out these tasks mainly autonomously. However there will be regular opportunities for ongoing support and supervision from the Consultant in the team.

Key Duties for HCRHTT post

Services are provided to

Adults aged 16 and over suffering from an acute episode of mental illness where the risks involved are such that without the intervention of the HTT they may require admission to an adult hospital ward

In-patients who may be appropriate for discharge, who are in stable accommodation and who are willing to engage with the CRHTT

Older Adults (65 years of age and over) who are suffering from a functional mental illness

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Person Specification Qualifications & Experience Essential
  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) with a current licence to practise from the GMC at intended start date
Desirable
  • Section 12 approval
  • Open Dialogue Training
Employment Status Essential
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
Personal Skills Essential
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, non verbal and written
  • Formulate effective working relationships
  • Function autonomously as well as being a team player. Commitment of working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assessing, formulating and prioritizing patient needs
  • Understanding of clinical governance
Desirable
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural society
  • Skills in a range of therapeutic and psycho-social treatment options
IT Experience & Skills Essential
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use e-mail and Internet
Desirable
  • Experience in data gathering and management
Personal Circumstance Essential
  • A current driving license and access to a vehicle
Training Expected Management/ Audit Experience Essential
  • Good and up to date understanding of principles and practice of psychopharmacology and psychological treatments in psychiatry
Desirable
  • Further training in any psychiatric specialty
  • Some experience of clinical audit


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