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Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist - Brighton & Hove

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brighton
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum (pro rata for part time working)
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work in our Liaison Team in Brighton.

In this role you will have the opportunity to develop your career, shape our strategy and provide excellent patient care.

Consider joining Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT) and help us improve the quality of life for our thriving local communities.

Please note this post attracts a 'Golden Hello' payment of up to £5,000 as well as a Relocation Package of up to £8000. Information on these can be obtained from the Medical Staffing Team on 0300 304 0393.

To find out more about what we offer please take a look at our careers portal: https://careers.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/

Main duties of the job

This post involves a combination of older adult and working age liaison work. You will have a key role in supporting the wider nursing team and providing continuity of care across the week in the general hospital setting.

You will be expected to provide specialist medical and psychiatric assessment and treatment to people aged 16 and over, referred to the Mental Health Liaison Team from the Emergency Department and the inpatient wards within the Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH). It is expected that you will have expertise in older persons' mental health, organic mental states, medically unexplained symptoms, the interplay between physical and mental health problems and management of psychiatric crises.

You will be joining a team with a history of participating in nationally-recognised Liaison Psychiatry research and which is actively involved in the teaching and training of students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School, in addition to nursing and paramedic students.

You will also be involved in developing new care pathways and including integrated psychiatric care in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.

About us

At Sussex Partnership we are committed to providing opportunities for flexible working. If you would like to work differently to the hours advertised, please contact us to discuss this in more detail.

If you have neither lived or worked in Sussex before then please consider the following:
  • Journey from the coast to the countryside in minutes
  • A lifestyle including renowned cycle routes and picturesque walks, including the famous South Downs Way in the South Downs National Park
  • Discovering the 140+ miles of scenic and historic Sussex coastline
  • Easy access to airports - Gatwick and Heathrow are both within 90 minutes of the county, providing worldwide transport links
  • SPFT has a thriving research network and has been rated 'outstanding' in caring by the CQC and 'good' in all other domains.


Job description Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role.

We would love to hear from you if you want to find out more about this exciting opportunity. Please see our contact details below.

**Please also note that the Job Description has been approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists**

Person Specification Qualifications/Eligibility Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
Desirable
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych
  • Additional clinical qualifications.
Experience Essential
  • The competencies to work with both General Adult and Older Adult patients
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
Desirable
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
  • Additional expertise in Addictions psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry or Psychotherapy


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