FY3 Clinical Fellow in Forensic Psychiatry

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

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FY3 Clinical Fellow in Forensic Psychiatry, Preston

We are delighted to advertise this innovative and exciting post in Forensic Psychiatry. The post is full time and fixed term until 1 August 2023 (to synchronise with the August rotation of Junior Doctors). It is a 1 rotational post and comprises two separate placements. The post is based at Guild Lodge, Whittingam, Preston with experienced trainers offering experience in secure settings with 1 non clinical day weekly for academic or other special interests.

Main duties of the job

The main duties will involve working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide excellent care, assessment and treatment to inpatients. There may also be the opportunity to participate on the On Call rota, for which additional remuneration will be offered. One full day each week will be made available for CPD; half-day for Local Academic Programme and half-day for special interest time.

About us

This post offers a number of benefits to the postholder, including:
  • Two 6 month placement
  • Access to the Trust's Local Academic Programme
  • An opportunity to spend one half-day each week following an area of special interest
  • Weekly direct clinical and educational supervision
  • Support in preparation for application to Psychiatry Core Training

Job description Job responsibilities

Medical school and foundation training offer limited exposure to psychiatry. Yet mental health difficulties are prevalent in all walks of life and all areas of medicine. It is difficult to base a long term career choice on only a few weeks or months of experience. This post is designed to offer the post holder additional experience in psychiatry relevant especially for those considering a career in psychiatry or general practice but valuable whatever branch of medicine you choose to pursue.

The post is designed primarily for trainees who have completed the Foundation Programme and want to gain further specialty experience.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details about this post.

We may look to close this advert early should a suitable number of applications be received.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and Licence to Practise
  • Completion of FY1 and FY2 competencies
Experience Essential
  • Knowledge and experience appropriate to this role

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