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Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Adult Inpatient & Liaison - Hastings

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
St Leonards on Sea
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust as a Consultant Psychiatrist, working in the integrated inpatient and liaison services for Older Peoples Mental Health in Hastings, East Sussex

This opportunity is available following the retirement of a consultant psychiatrist within the team. The post holder will work closely with Senior Managers and other consultants to contribute towards local service development.

Main duties of the job

You will work with a highly specialist multi-disciplinary team to provide in-patient care consisting of a Specialty Doctor, Clinical Psychologists, Nurse's, Support Workers and an Occupational Therapist.

You will be based in a friendly team environment and will have your own office space with access to a locker. You will also have access to a dedicated administrator.

The Consultants will provide quality mental health care and treatment for patients with severe and enduring mental illness. It is expected that the post holder will embrace New Ways of Working in their clinical practice.

About us

On appointment you will have the opportunity to join the Trust wide consultant network as well as having access to peer support from colleagues here in East Sussex.

In addition to all of the above this post attracts a£5000 Golden HelloPayment and the opportunity to claimup to £8000 in relocation expenses!

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides Mental Health, Learning Disability and Substance Misuse Services across East & West Sussex and Brighton & Hove.

The Trust aims to realise the potential of everyone who uses its services and to enable staff to do a great job. Sussex Partnership has teaching status with close links to Brighton & Sussex Medical School and is developing into one of the country's leading Mental Health Trusts. Working with us offers continued professional development, variety and a rewarding challenge.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description for the main duties and responsibilities.

Perhaps you have not decided yet and want to discuss your individual interests in working at Sussex Partnership? Although this job is advertised as a 10 PA post, if you want to discussdifferent working hours or flexible workingplease pick up the phone and talk to us! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas on how our jobs can work for you.

Please note the Job Description is still with the Royal College for approval. If there are any small changes we will ensure all applicants receive the final version before interview.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Basic Medical Training
  • Full GMC / UK Registration
  • MRC Psych or equivalent
  • CST and entry onto the GMC Specialist Register expected within 6 months
  • Section 12 approval and AC approval
  • Broad based training in psychiatry
  • Experience & training in management of severe mental illness especially in Older people

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