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Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry South Enfield Core CMHT

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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Part Time
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A REWARDING CAREER WITH US STARTS WITH A *£5,000* WARM WELCOME.We are pleased to announce a brand-new golden hello incentive for Consultant positions within Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health, NHS Trust.

This is a part time post of Consultant Psychiatrist in the South Enfield Core Community Mental Health Team, part of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust (BEH MHT) and based in Lucas House in Edmonton, Borough of Enfield. The vacancy has arisen due to the previous post holder taking on other responsibilities within the Trust.

The South Locality Team is one of the two Core Community Mental Health Teams (North and South) that together cover the borough of Enfield. It is an MDT comprised of medical staff, nurses, social workers, psychologists and specialist substance misuse workers responsible for the care of patients requiring secondary mental health services.

The job description is awaiting college approval.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will have the opportunity to provide senior medical leadership as the service develops, playing a central role in ensuring that changes are designed and implemented to improve services available to the local community.

Clinical Work and leadership.
  • To provide senior medical input into the care of patients accessing care in the team including psychiatric assessment, diagnosis and management.
  • To act as Responsible Clinician for patients treated under provisions of the Mental Heath act including CTO (currently 6 patients) and Section 41 (5 patients at the moment). To assess and make recommendations under the MHA and to provide legal reports which may arise. The post holder is required to be approved under Section 12 (2) and hold Approved Clinician status
  • To provide leadership and to take responsibility for the delivery of key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Participation in Care Programme Approach (CPA) as appropriate, including patient review, multidisciplinary meetings related to CPA, training and medically relevant clinical documentation.
  • A willingness to be flexible in altering the timetable according to service developments.
  • Involvement in providing leadership and management to the service, and participation in the clinical governance processes of the service and service line.
  • To ensure appropriate clinical documentation.

For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Job description Job responsibilities

Liaison with Trust services and relevant non-statutory organisations.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues in other service lines and with GPs.
  • To collaborate with GPs, hospital doctors and primary care clinicians re the physical healthcare.
  • To work with recovery house staff and engage with clinical governance meeting with staff and managers

Education and Training.
  • Supervision of Junior Medical Staff and compliance with the requirements of GMC as appropriate.
  • The holder of this post is expected to meet the requirements to be registered as a clinical supervisor for junior medical staff.
  • A full role in the wider academic activities of the unit, e.g. attendance and participation in academic meetings, journal clubs etc.
  • There are weekly academic meetings, currently on a Wednedsay afternoon and delivered via MS Teams.
  • Resources and support for clinical educators and teaching is available through the Trust medical education department. The lead administrator is Suleman Bhana and the Director of Medical Education is Dr Lubna Anwar. Locally the Enfield site Tutor for trainees is Dr Clare Wadlow.

For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

Person Specification Qualifications and Experience Essential
  • On the GMC Specialist Register General Adult Psychiatry or within six months of obtaining a CCT
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Section 12 Approved and an Approved Clinician
  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Programme in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Membership of a Medical Defence Union
  • Training and experience in General Adult Psychiatry
  • Training in the full range of effective therapeutic techniques to include Psychoeducation, medication and Psychological Therapies including MBT
  • Medical students, psychiatric trainees and other NHS Staff (teaching)
  • Experience of working in Community
  • A special interest in and/or further training in a model of psychological therapy
  • Teaching (Experience in Teaching)
  • Ability to use a wide range of teaching techniques and audio-visual aids
Management & Audit Essential
  • Participation in Medical Audit
  • Management Training
  • Management Skills
  • Understanding of contracting, finance and activity monitoring
Service Development Essential
  • Understanding of leadership
  • Negotiation skills
  • Understanding of equal opportunities and appropriate training
  • Experience in developing a service component
  • Demonstrable record of clinical leadership
IT Experience & Skills Essential
  • Experience in data gathering and management
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use e-mail and internet
Personal Skills Essential
  • Car user
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the NHS
  • Highest level of integrity
  • Capacity to respond positively to the constantly changing NHS environment

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