Consultant Psychiatrist - Mitcham RST (General Adult) -10PAs

Employer
South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum plus £2,162 London Zone HCAS and Allowances
Closing date
9 Oct 2022

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Community
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Consultant Psychiatrist - Mitcham Recovery and Support Team (RST)

Relocation package available - Up to £8,000 relocation package available *terms and conditions apply*

Are you ready to join our dynamic community mental health services which are undergoing an exciting and innovative transformation! We are looking for consultants with the interest and skills in providing strong medical leadership to take our services forward.

Closing date: Midnight (23:59) 09 October 2022

virtual Assessment Centre: Monday 24 October 2022

virtual AAC Panel Interview date: Tuesday 25 October 2022 (via MS Teams)

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • Medical leadership, working in the multi-disciplinary team and working closely with, and providing cross-cover to other Consultant Psychiatrists and occasionally their Associate Clinical Director within their borough or service line.
  • Overall responsibility for the day-to-day clinical care, risk assessment, risk management, initiation of medication, and the recovery focused care delivered by the Team
  • Availability within normal working hours 5 days a week for urgent review and management including formal Mental Health Act assessments.
  • Domiciliary visits as required.
  • Providing cross-cover for the Consultant colleagues where necessary.
  • Management of complex cases
  • Allocation of resources, in collaboration with the team manager, to service users and carers.
  • Ensuring the delivery of effective, efficient and safe, recovery focused mental health care.
  • Multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working with social care, statutory and voluntary and third sector partners.


About us

Working for our organisation

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership


Job description Job responsibilities

The post will be managerially/operationally accountable to the Clinical Director for the Community (adult) Service Line and responsible to the Associate Clinical Director for the borough.

Clinical duties of post holder:
  • Medical leadership, working in the multi-disciplinary team and working closely with, and providing cross-cover to other Consultant Psychiatrists and occasionally their Associate Clinical Director within their borough or service line.
  • Overall responsibility for the day-to-day clinical care, risk assessment, risk management, initiation of medication, and the recovery focused care delivered by the Team
  • Availability within normal working hours 5 days a week for urgent review and management including formal Mental Health Act assessments.
  • Domiciliary visits as required.
  • Providing cross-cover for the Consultant colleagues where necessary.
  • Management of complex cases
  • Allocation of resources, in collaboration with the team manager, to service users and carers.
  • Ensuring the delivery of effective, efficient and safe, recovery focused mental health care.
  • Multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working with social care, statutory and voluntary and third sector partners.

Clinical governance and quality improvement
  • The post holder will be expected to comply with all Trust Clinical Governance requirements and participate in related initiatives. This will include participation in performance reviews of clinical outcomes, working towards achievement of local and national performance targets, complying with risk management policies and participating in the consultant appraisal process.
  • The post holder will be expected to attend a variety of service line management and other service development meetings. Additionally, they will be expected to accept, where appropriate, invitations to be a member of relevant committees where this is consistent with their clinical commitments and service need.
  • To actively engage in the Trusts Quality Improvement and Innovation Programme and support QI projects within the team and service line.

On-Call Duties
  • The post holder is expected to take part in one of the Trusts two Adult/Older adult out-of-hours on-call Rotas (There are separate rota for CAMHS and Learning Disabilities). Each rota is a 1:20 rota (approx.) and attracts a 3% on call supplement
  • Allocation to a rota is to be determined and is subject to need at the time of the post-holder being appointed.
  • Both rotas are non-residential. The consultant-on-call on each rota is supported by a middle grade doctor (usually a Higher Trainee) and core trainees. The consultant-on-call is expected to provide support and expert advice for the Higher and Core Trainees as is required; this may be over the phone in most cases but in exceptional circumstances the consultant may be required to provide direct support in the assessment of patients.


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Primary Medical degree.
  • Full GMC registration.
  • MRCPsych or equivalent.
  • Included on the GMC's Specialist Register for General adult Psychiatry or Higher trainees eligible for such inclusion within 6 months of completing their CST
  • Section 12 (2) approval under the Mental Health Act
Desirable
  • Qualification in a talking therapy such as CBT, DBT or MBT Qualifications in change management and service development skills
Knowledge & Critical Expertise in Specialty Essential
  • Completed minimum of three years full time training in approved higher psychiatric training scheme or equivalent
  • A detailed knowledge of main treatment approaches for severe mental illness including psychopharmacological interventions
Desirable
  • Knowledge and experience of the CPA process, risk assessment and risk management Experience of teaching medical and non-medical staff, including those who may not have a formal qualification
Management & Audit Essential
  • Ability to enhance specialty of mental health care provided
  • Commitment to developing practice through clinical audit and/or research
  • Commitment to working with allied agencies including carer's groups and local charities.
Desirable
  • Experience of service planning and development Experience of working with third sector partners
Research and Publications Essential
  • Evidence of participation in Research and outcomes of studies.
Desirable
  • Higher degree in research Completion of a research project and evidence of it's dissemination /Publication in a peer reviewed journal
Teaching Essential
  • Experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate psychiatry
Desirable
  • Teaching Qualification Evidence of feedback good from students
Personal Skills and characteristics Essential
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to inspire others and Ability to provide good clinical leadership
  • Ability to effect change
  • Ability to negotiate and collaborate with first, second and third sector organisations to identify shared agendas and meet common goals
  • Willingness to supervise junior medical staff and staff from allied disciplines
  • Willingness to take on a fair share of Trustwide duties Commitment to personal, team and service development
  • Ability to work co-operatively in multi- disciplinary teams Ability to manage and adapt to change
Desirable
  • Personal experience of mental illness
  • Personal experience of social distress
  • Evidence of helping others who have suffered physical, mental or social misfortune
  • Evidence of seeking feedback as a way of improving one's skills


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