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Consultant Psychiatrist

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry

We are delighted to seek applications for our Acute and Urgent Care Directorate for a Consultant Psychiatrist.

You will be predominantly based at Harplands Hospital in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent located within close proximity to the University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) and Keele University Medical School with whom the Trust has close links supporting Academic Programmes, Research and Development.

The role will consist of 10 PAs as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, and you will engage with the development of your Job Plan.

We look forward to hearing from potential applicants and would welcome the opportunity to discuss the role further.

Main duties of the job

You will undertake Responsible Clinician responsibilities with the support of a Consultant Nurse to provide expert assessment, investigation and management of high quality person-centred treatment plans and discharge planning. You will understand and comply with and promote the requirements of relevant legal considerations within an evidence-based framework. You will also be supported by trainees and have the opportunity to participate in the supervision and support of the higher trainee programme. We have introduced the Acute Care Model of working across our adult inpatient pathway with demonstrable improvements in length staff recruitment and retention.

About us

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. In recent months we have restructured our services to embed and drive forward an integrated, locality based model of care providing a patient centred provision of support and treatment.

In return for your commitment our Trust offers a friendly and supportive environment. You will be provided with your own office and administrative support to your role. The Trust has free parking and a flexible relocation package. We are able to support commuting with flexible hours and have remote working in place which can facilitate working from other bases including home where this meets the needs of the service.

Job description Job responsibilities

Being part of the Team based on Ward 2 you will embrace the Trust vision and values and ensure the highest stand of clinical care is delivered also ensuring all targets and objectives are met in line with national and local standards.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
Experience Essential
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.

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