Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Inpatient

Employer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Radlett
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Adult
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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**ADDITIONAL BENEFIT PACKAGE(ts&cs apply)**

*A generous relocation package*

*£10K Retention Pay Premia*

This is a hugely exciting time for the Trust having recently achieved anOUTSTANDING CQC RATINGand being one of just five mental health and learning disabilities NHS trusts in England to hold an outstanding rating.

We are driven by our values. If you believe in Respect, Kindness and a Positive outlook then you'll be right at home.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be one of WTE Consultant Psychiatrists providing medical leadership to the 18 bedded Male Ward Owl Ward provides a robust multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of all new admissions to the ward. Patients can undergo an intensive period of assessment and/or treatment before.

You must ensure the relevant professional registration is maintained, including Section 12, Approved Clinician, and Responsible Clinician status.

*terms and conditions apply

About us

Here's what we have to offer you
  • Mentoring support for new Consultants
  • Dedicated support to help become a future NHS Leader
  • Access to Leadership, Teaching, Education and Research opportunities
  • A strong ethos on Learning and Development
  • Access to a state-of-the-art Simulation Training Facility including opportunities to join the Multidisciplinary Simulation Faculty
  • Access to a large peer group of enthusiastic and high-calibre Consultants
  • Study leave of 30 days over 3 years
  • Study leave budget of £800 per person per annum
  • Innovative patient electronic record system (PARIS)/ Admin and IT equipment/ software to improve work experience (4G enabled laptops provided upon starting)
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Flexible APAs to seek development opportunities in service development/ management / Simulation Training /working with Community Transformation Projects
  • Dedicated SPA time in Job Plan
  • Generous relocation package up to £7.5K (subject to terms & conditions)

Our Health Hub helps improve staff health and wellbeing across the Trust - encouraging staff to step away from their work and think about their own health. This includes:
  • Workshops, challenges and social events throughout the year
  • Confidential and safe forums where staff can talk about the emotional impact of work
  • An equality and diversity staff network providing support to all staff
  • Mindfulness bite size taster session
  • Mini health check
  • Free, confidential counselling services 24/7


Job description Job responsibilities

Duties include, but not exclusive to;
  • To manage, appraise and give professional supervision to junior medical staff as agreed between consultant colleagues and the medical director and in accordance with the Trusts personnel policies and procedures. This may include assessing competences under the Modernising Medical Careers framework.
  • To ensure that junior medical staff working with the post holder operates within the parameters of the New Deal and are Working Time Directive compliant.
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients.
  • To record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively and submit this promptly to the Information Department.
  • To participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.


  • Person Specification Qualifications Essential
    • MRCPsych or equivalent
    • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
    Desirable
    • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
    • Additional clinical qualifications
    Eligibility Essential
    • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
    • Included on the GMC Specialist Register OR within 3 months of CCT or equivalent in general adult psychiatry/psychotherapy.
    • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
    • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
    • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice
    Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience Essential
    • Excellent knowledge in specialty
    • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
    • Expertise in at least one principal form of psychotherapy alongside a working familiarity with others.
    • Experience of working with people requiring care through secondary mental health services, including people with personality disorders and other complex needs.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty
    • Makes decisions based on evidence and experience including the contribution of others
    • Able to meet duties under MHA and MCA
    Desirable
    • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
    • Experience of & trained in a range of psychological therapies
    • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
    Academic Skills, Lifelong Learning Essential
    • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training
    • Participated in continuous professional development
    • Participated in research or service evaluation.
    • Able to use and appraise clinical evidence.
    • Has actively participated in clinical audit.
    Desirable
    • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
    • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
    • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation.
    • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.
    • Has led clinical audits leading to service change.
    • Experience of organising and overseeing psychotherapy training program for psychiatry trainees.
    Transport Essential
    • Holds and will use valid UK driving licence OR provides evidence of proposed alternative.


    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
    Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
    Address
    Owl Ward, Kingfisher Court

    Harper Lane Radlett

    Radlett

    WD7 9HQ

    Employer's website
    https://www.hpft.nhs.uk/careers/ (Opens in a new tab)

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    367-HPFT-MEDICAL-352-C
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