Consultant Psychiatrist - ADAPT East Greenwich Team

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Woolwich
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year + £2,162 London Weighting + 1% On-Call Availability Allowance
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Consultant Psychiatrist ADAPT East Greenwich Team 6 Pas - 24 hours per week £84,559 - £114,003 per annum + £2,162 LW (pro rata'd)

We are seeking to recruit a Consultant Psychiatrist for the ADAPT East Greenwich Team. The post holder will be job sharing with the other consultant within the team who also works 0.6 WTE. The ADAPT Team provides a flexible service to adults who currently require secondary community mental health care in the locality. The post holder will be responsible for service users who fulfil the agreed inclusion criteria who live in the London Borough of Greenwich.

We are committed to developing the careers of our medical staff and the successful applicant will be encouraged to participate fully in the continuing medical education programme.

Main duties of the job

  • Provision of comprehensive psychiatric care through evaluation, diagnosis and use of appropriate treatment plans/strategies
  • Making decision regarding referrals to the ADAPT team. Furthermore, to ensure treatment of patients in accordance with acceptable and established standards, protocols and guidelines (including NICE, Royal College of Psychiatrists and the General Medical Council
  • Ensuring the involvement of families and carers, wherever possible, with the patients' consent in treatment planning and care
  • Providing psychiatrist leadership to the multi-disciplinary team. This includes taking a lead in clinical governance in the team and contributing to directorate wide issues especially those related to the team.
  • To liaise with other agencies as may be appropriate, especially with regard to continuity of patient care.
  • Availability to act as Section 12(2) approved doctor for the purpose of Mental Health Act Assessments as well as preparing for and attending mental health act review tribunals, if appropriate in the community
  • Identifying and advocating for needed resources including staff as necessary
  • Taking part in administrative/management duties within the teams, directorate and the Trust as a whole
  • Participating in clinical governance, clinical audit, various medical advisory committees and other committees as may be necessary
  • To participate in the consultant on-call rota, covering out of hours responsibilities, including weekends and Bank Holidays


About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent and manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital in Woolwich as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are one of the largest providers of prison health services providing healthcare to prisoners across Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care


Job description Job responsibilities
Consultant Psychiatrist ADAPT East Greenwich Team 6 Pas 24 hours per week £84,559 - £114,003 per annum + £2,162 LW (pro rata'd)

We are seeking to recruit a Consultant Psychiatrist for the ADAPT East Greenwich Team. The post holder will be job sharing with the other consultant within the team who also works 0.6 WTE. The ADAPT Team provides a flexible service to adults who currently require secondary community mental health care in the locality. The post holder will be responsible for service users who fulfil the agreed inclusion criteria who live in the London Borough of Greenwich.
  • Provision of comprehensive psychiatric care through evaluation, diagnosis and use of appropriate treatment plans/strategies
  • Making decision regarding referrals to the ADAPT team. Furthermore, to ensure treatment of patients in accordance with acceptable and established standards, protocols and guidelines (including NICE, Royal College of Psychiatrists and the General Medical Council
  • Ensuring the involvement of families and carers, wherever possible, with the patients consent in treatment planning and care
  • Providing psychiatrist leadership to the multi-disciplinary team. This includes taking a lead in clinical governance in the team and contributing to directorate wide issues especially those related to the team.
  • To liaise with other agencies as may be appropriate, especially with regard to continuity of patient care.
  • Availability to act as Section 12(2) approved doctor for the purpose of Mental Health Act Assessments as well as preparing for and attending mental health act review tribunals, if appropriate in the community
  • To ensure that other clinicians, trainees who may be allocated to the team and students in the teams and service receive appropriate clinical supervision, training and teaching as is considered necessary on a regular basis.
  • Identifying and advocating for needed resources including staff as necessary
  • Taking part in administrative/management duties within the teams, directorate and the Trust as a whole
  • Participating in clinical governance, clinical audit, various medical advisory committees and other committees as may be necessary
  • To participate in the consultant on-call rota, covering out of hours responsibilities, including weekends and Bank Holidays
  • To comply with the Trusts agreed policies and procedures and always to practice in line with the royal College of Psychiatrists Good Psychiatric Practice and the General Medical Councils Good Medical Practice
  • To ensure that he/she participates in Continuing Professional Development through registration with the Royal College of Psychiatrists CPD Programme, regular peer group meetings and attendance at appropriate professional/academic meetings. Also, to ensure that he/she receives job planning and appraisals annually.


Person Specification GMC Registration Essential
  • Candidate has full GMC registration
Qualifications Essential
  • Candidate has MBBS or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Experience in General Adult Psychiatry


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