Consultant Psychiatrist - Home Treatment Team

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Guildford
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year Plus £149 Fringe Allowance
Closing date
14 Oct 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Community
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a General Medical Council (GMC) Sponsor employer.

This opportunity is open to UK based and International Consultants.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time 10 Pas Consultant Psychiatrist in Working Age Adult at our well-established South West Home Treatment Team which covers the Guildford and Waverley Localities. The post is based at Farnham Road Hospital, Farnham Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7LX. The employing organization is Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

The HTT provides support and treatment for patients at the threshold of admission. They work with the community teams which provide community care following the Care Pathways underpinned by the principles of clinically focused risk management. The goals are of clinical progression within a recovery framework. This is a well-resourced team & you will work closely with the other multi-disciplinary team members including non-medical prescribers

Research, study, audit and quality improvement are strongly advocated and SABP actively support your involvement. There is also access to the weekly trust wide academic programme.


Main duties of the job

You will have:
  • A recognised basic Medical Degree and MRCPsych or equivalent, Section 12 Approval and AC status.
  • Full Medical Registration (GMC) with a Licence to Practice
  • Approved Clinician Status and approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills
  • Research, study, audit and quality improvement are strongly advocated and SABP actively support your involvement. There is also access to the weekly trust wide academic programme.

Our offer

  • NHS Consultant Grade £84,559 - £114,003/annum + £149 fringe + on-call payments
  • GMC Sponsorship
  • £15,000 recruitment premia over 3 years
  • Relocation allowance: up to £8,000*subject to policy requirements
  • Sponsorship for international candidates: up to £3,199
  • £2000/year CPD allowance *subject to policy requirements
  • NHS Pension: employer’s contribution14.38%from day one
  • Subsidised nursery places
  • Car Scheme: tax saving up to £6,000
  • Discounted Nuffield Gym Membership
  • Generous annual leave and sick pay


About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey & North-East Hampshire. We deliver high quality care across our 140 services and we employ over 2,500 staff serving a population of 1.3 million. Our services are provided in community settings, hospitals, and residential homes.

We provide a comprehensive range of services including in the community and hospital settings: talking therapies, mental health services for adults, children and adolescents, drug, and alcohol, learning disability, eating disorder, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder clinic, forensic and other mental health.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Job description Job responsibilities

- To provide senior medical input to the HTT, ensuring safe and timely service provision for service users.

- The post holder will be expected to consider all safe community treatment options with the multi- disciplinary team for treatment prior to referring patients for in-patient admission.

- To provide intensive and expert intervention and management of service users with acute, chronic and severe mental illness when in crisis in line with HTT care pathway.

- To work flexibly and creatively as part of a multidisciplinary team promoting informed risk taking and antidiscriminatory practice.

- To liaise with both internal and external interfaces concerning admissions and transfers/discharges.

- To liaise with the Consultant Psychiatrists working in the inpatient and community settings concerning admissions and transfers/discharges.

- To provide specialist medical advice and consultation to a range of health and social care staff as appropriate to promote effective delivery of person centred mental health care.

- To ensure that a high quality, safe, clinical service is provided to all service users by working in partnership with MDT, HTT Manager and other senior managers.

- To provide advice and support to the Rapid Response Services and support with Mental Health Act assessments for service users under care of HTT.

- To ensure excellence in the provision of medical and psychiatric assessments to all referred service users to the service, which includes use of risk assessment protocols.

- To promote positive risk-taking in MDT along with Team Manager and senior managers and ensure staff members have appropriate supervision and MDT support to enable this.

- To ensure excellence in the delivery of evidence-based treatments.

- To work in partnership with the HTT Manager and be jointly responsible for matters related to clinical governance and financial management.

- To be involved in the strategic development of the service as a whole, and to participate in operational and business planning within the HTT alongside senior team colleagues.

- To provide cross cover for the other Consultant based in the NEH & Surrey Heath HTT ( which form part of the South West Locality ) when they are on leave.

- The post holder will be Line Manager and Clinical Supervisor for the specialist doctor and the trainee doctor (if with the team)

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • - A recognised basic Medical Degree and MRCPsych or equivalent, Section 12 Approval and AC status.
Desirable
  • - Management qualification or evidence of an interest in developing leadership skills
Experience Essential
  • - Full Medical Registration (GMC) with a Licence to Practice
  • - Approved Clinician Status and approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act
  • - Research, study, audit and quality improvement are strongly advocated and SABP actively support your involvement. There is also access to the weekly trust wide academic programme.


Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Address
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Farnham Road Hospital

Guildford

Surrey

GU2 7LX

Employer's website
https://www.sabp.nhs.uk/working-for-us (Opens in a new tab)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

325-C9325-22-4585
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