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Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Psychiatry

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

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Service
Old Age
Grade
Consultant
Hours
Part Time
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Would you like to be part of something Outstanding?

We are seeking a Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in MHSOP based in Colne House, Watford.

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

Main duties of the job

As a Locum Consultant Psychiatrist in MHSOP you will be required to to undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients and record clinical activity accurately and comprehensively.

You will be required to work with local managers and professional colleagues in ensuring the efficient running of services and share with consultant colleagues in the medical contribution to management.

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

About us

Here's what we have to offer you
  • Mentoring support for new Consultants
  • Access to Leadership, Teaching, Education and Research opportunities
  • 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
  • A strong ethos on Learning and Development
  • Innovative patient electronic record system (PARIS)/ Admin and IT equipment/ software to improve work experience (4G enabled laptop provided upon starting)
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent staff benefits
  • Health and wellbeing support

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 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.
  • To participate in service and business planning activity for the locality and, as appropriate, for the whole mental health service.


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
Desirable
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent approved by the Royal College of Psychiatrists OR a specialist qualification from an EU country that complies with EU directive 2005/36/EU.
  • Additional clinical qualifications.
Eligibility Essential
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice.
  • Included on the GMC Specialist Register in Old Age Psychiatry OR within six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment.
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment.
Desirable
  • Experience in working with crisis and/or inpatient assessment service.
  • In good standing with GMC with respect to warning and conditions on practice.
Clinical Skills, Knowledge and Experience Essential
  • Excellent knowledge in old age psychiatry
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge
  • 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
Academic Skills 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
  • Experienced in clinical research and / or service evaluation.
  • Reflected on purpose of CPD undertaken
  • Able to plan and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training relevant to this post
  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.
  • Has led clinical audits leading to service change
Transport Essential
  • Car driver, and ability to travel county wide (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 which prevents you from driving) OR provides evidence of proposed alternative.


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