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Memory Clinic Specialty Doctor

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Old Age
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Trust is seeking a specialty doctor to join our established multi professional team at Memory Clinic at Coltman Street, Hull .

The service provides Memory services for the local population of Hull and East Yorkshire commissioned by the NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership This is an Assessment and Diagnostic Service only. There are Nurse prescribers who also prescribe Cognitive enhancers along with Consultant Psychiatrist.

The established team works collaboratively and with clinical expertise as a multi-disciplinary team including nursing, psychology and occupational therapy.

Main duties of the job

This is an integral post in the delivery of multi professional memory services to older people across Hull and the East Riding. Based at our Coltman Street unit in Hull the post holder will have clinical responsibility for diagnosing complex cases, formulation, prescription of Cognitve Enhancers, reviewing CT Scan results and informing GPs if there are physical health problems. The Speciality Doctor will work under supervision initially from consultant with nursing and Psychology services to provide an Assessment Service. This is for 10 sessions.

The post holder will join an established team of Specialist Consultant Psychiatrists in Old Age alongside a wider established network of consultants covering all sub-specialities. There is weekly teaching and weekly peer-group events to support professional and personal development.

About us

As a Teaching Trust we provide excellent opportunities for professional development, and we are a leading Trust in mental health research. We work closely with our teaching partners of Hull York Medical School and Health Education England to offer an excellent training package that has seen us rated in the Top 5 of the GMC's national training survey 2016.

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together to change lives. We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to employee development.

Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is a great place to live and offers some of the most competitive house prices in the country with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

We offer a wide range of benefits to help support a healthy work-life balance and support your overall health and wellbeing.

  • Excellent relocation package
  • Free on-site parking
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Cycle to work & car leasing schemes
  • Extra day off on completion of mandatory training and receiving
  • flu vaccination
  • Wide range of Health & Wellbeing benefits

Find out more about what makes our Trust 'Humbelievable' at

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

Job description Job responsibilities

As a consultant working in the PSYPHER Team, you will have responsibility for the provision of safe and effective care and treatment. You will share the vision of integrated and multi-disciplinary working and actively engage in the development of the service through research and support.

The post holder would be expected to be approved as a Responsible Clinician or be willing to undertake training to obtain Section 12(2) MHA and will be expected to renew this approval according to agreed procedures.Please read our attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on our exciting role available.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Full registration with the GMC with a license to practise
  • Section 12(2) approval - at or following appointment
  • MRCPsych
Clinical experience/skills/competencies Essential
  • At least four years (full time) of post-registration experience in psychiatry.
  • The diagnosis and management of complex mental illness.
  • Ability to assess and manage psychiatric emergencies and act independently.
  • Writing comprehensive and clear medical notes.
  • Experience of implementing service change to enhance the quality of patient care
  • Clinical experience at junior doctors level or above of working in the field of Perinatal or General Adult Psychiatry
  • Ability to develop psychological formulation and apply psychological approaches to practical situations.
Attributes/personal qualities Essential
  • Enthusiasm for team working / MDT and multiagency joint working
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • The ability to make decisions, take responsibility and work independently
  • Flexibility
  • Experience of delivering care using models of care relevant to post

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