Senior Clinical Fellow - Psychiatry

Employer
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£80,693 to £91,584 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Hours
Full Time
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CPFT Adult and Specialist Mental Health Directorate Senior Clinical Fellowship (CESR)scheme invites applicants for 2 new posts:

X2 WTE CESR fellow Adult services North

X1 WTE CESR fellow Learning disabilities services North

This new scheme is a 2-year rotational scheme specifically designed to support those wanting to pursue a career as a consultant psychiatrist in obtaining their CESR.

Key benefits:
  • Remuneration in line with Specialist Doctor
  • Opportunities to gain experience of working in specific clinical placements as needed following review of the individual's work experience against Specialty Curriculum requirements.
  • Job planned time of 3 SPA including 2 SPA as a single special interest day
  • Active Trust and University educational programmes and research opportunities through CPFT as a designated Cambridge University Teaching Trust.
  • CESR tutor and dedicated clinical and educational supervision, evaluation, and assessment to achieve CESR
  • Active peer group of fellows and clinicians on route to CESR
  • Bespoke learning plan and scheme designed with clinical experience and supervision in all key areas and components of expected competencies including Clinical and Communication skills, Teaching, Research, Psychotherapy, Leadership and Management and Clinical Governance.

Applications are welcomed from those with MRCPsych (or equivalent) who are looking for a flexible and alternative route to career progression.

Less than full time applicants are welcomed.

Main duties of the job

The CPFT CESR fellowship programme provides a personalised programme for doctors wishing to gain entrance to the specialist register through the CESR process. Dependent on individual development needs it will include inpatient, community and emergency work as well as opportunities to gain experience in a range of non-clinical areas. The CESR fellows will also receive clinical and educational supervision with a focus on professional development and successful CESR application.

About us

CPFT is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our BAME & LGBTQ+ communities.

For further information on CPFT please visit our website www.cpft.nhs.uk

Job description Job responsibilities
North Adult Services

Initial placements will be subject to agreement with the successful candidates but it is anticipated that that the initial two years will consist of two twelve month placements working at Associate Specialist level. Placements are based in Peterborough in one of the adult acute mental health wards at the Cavell Centre and with the Peterborough Adult Locality Team. A further year can be arranged dependent on the professional and developmental needs of the candidate.

Throughout the programme the appointee will have three SPAs each week including a protected special interest day. This can be used for additional clinical experience such as crisis work and psychotherapy, development of non-clinical competencies and portfolio development.

The post holder will provide medical leadership to the respective teams maintaining the highest clinical standards in the assessment and management of patients with acute mental disorders and sharing responsibility for day-to-day management of the services with active supervision from the designated Consultant Psychiatrist. The post holder will also be expected to attend and contribute to team meetings and clinical governance meetings and to be involved in teaching and training of junior staff, medical students and other disciplines.

North Learning Disabilities Services
This appointment is attached to the Learning Disability Services on Hollies. The post holder will provide medical input to patients of the Fenland LD Team with active supervision from the designated Consultant Psychiatrist. Outpatient clinics will be organised in liaison with the relevant community team which also include home visits to care homes. The post holder will also be expected to attend and contribute to team meetings and clinical governance meetings. There is an expectation that the two Specialty Doctors (Fenland and Peterborough) will cross cover each other.

Throughout the programme the appointee will have three SPAs each week including a protected special interest day. This can be used for additional clinical experience such as crisis work and psychotherapy, development of non-clinical competencies and portfolio development.

The post holder will provide medical leadership to the respective teams maintaining the highest clinical standards in the assessment and management of patients with acute mental disorders and sharing responsibility for day-to-day management of the services with active supervision from the designated Consultant Psychiatrist. The post holder will also be expected to attend and contribute to team meetings and clinical governance meetings and to be involved in teaching and training of junior staff, medical students and other disciplines.

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Primary Medical Degree - MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration & licence to practice
Desirable
  • Approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • MRCPsych or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Significant post graduate experience including experience in psychiatry of learning disability
  • Proven experience of good working relationships within a multi-disciplinary team.
Desirable
  • Experience engaging in and delivering of clinical supervision and training
  • Experience in research and service evaluation work
Skills/Ability/Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of common mental health presentations by people with learning disability, clinical issues, service delivery model(s) and research issues
  • Knowledge of policy and legislation relating to learning disabilities, mental health and social care services
Desirable
  • Experience in audit and research or similar
  • Understanding of use and need for, performance management information
Academic Skills, lifelong learning abilities Essential
  • Commitment to professional development and to the CESR process
Desirable
  • Interest in research or Quality improvement work
Qualities/Attributes Essential
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to foster good inter-team/ interagency working relationships
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and be proactive


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