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Consultant Psychiatrist - in-patient (attracts RRP)

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Crawley
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year Pa
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Profession
Psychiatrist
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This is an inpatient consultant post in a 19 bed unit (Jade ward, Langley Green Hospital). The post holder will be expected to participate in ward reviews (new assessments, reviews and discharge meetings) as well as multidisciplinary meetings.

This job attracts aRecruitment and Retention payment of £25,000,in addition to(up to) £8000 relocation allowance.The RRP payment is paid in the following instalments:
  • £5000 payment paid on appointment
  • £5000 retention payment paid at 12 month anniversary of employment
  • £6500 retention payment paid at 30 month anniversary of employment
  • £8500 retention payment paid at 48 month anniversary of employment

The Recruitment and Retention payment is pro rata for part time employees. If you would like further information, or to know the full terms of the Recruitment and Retention Payment and/or the Relocation Allowance, then please do not hesitate to contact our Medical Staffing Team - medicalstaffing@spft.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

  • Work as part of the multi-professional team providing high quality specialist clinical advice, assessment and intervention to working age adult patients admitted to the hospital.
  • Provide medical psychiatric assessment and intervention, including pharmacology ensuring the best quality and most effective psychiatric care.
  • In collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, endeavour to assess and manage psychiatric emergencies and crisis situations on the ward.
  • Assume responsibility for Mental Health Act assessments when necessary.
  • Provide medical psychiatric advice and consultation to colleagues in mental health, social care, education and other staff across a range of agencies facilitating appropriate access to services.
  • Provide clinical leadership in partnership with other senior colleagues to the multidisciplinary team on the ward, contributing to supervision and care management systems within the team.
  • Work in partnership with patients' families and carers in planning and provision of care to ensure their empowerment in making decisions around their treatment and care.
  • Maintain effective communication with health agencies, police, probation, social services and other agencies as appropriate.
  • Establish links with voluntary and independent service providers locally.
  • Participate in the Consultant Psychiatrists on call rota.


About us

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is a large NHS organisation that offers clinical and social care services to children, young people, adults and older adults, with emotional and mental health problems or learning disabilities. Services are provided to the people of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex with Children & Young People's Services provided across Sussex and Hampshire. The Trust operates as part of a wider network of health and social care and works in partnership with both statutory and non-statutory agencies. The Trust benefits from a thriving Sussex-wide psychiatry training scheme where Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex provide foundation, GP, core and higher trainees. We work closely with Brighton and Sussex Medical School; a partnership between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex. Our 2020 vision is to provide outstanding care and treatment and the clinical strategy we have developed underpins this by providing a framework to enable sustained improvements in the quality of care we provide. With our partners in the Sustainability and Transformation Plan, we have developed a compelling case for change in mental health services across the STP which is comprised of 24 organisations and strives to improve the links between health and social care to better serve our communities. In January 2018 the Trust was awarded an overall rating of Good by the Care Quality Commission and was assessed as Outstanding for caring.

Job description Job responsibilities

Work Programme



It is envisaged that the post holder will work 10 programmed activities over 5 days. Following appointment a meeting will take place no later than three months from appointment with the Clinical Director/ Clinical Lead to review and revise the job plan and objectives of the post holder.

1.0 programmed activities are allocated for CPD. Specific programmed activity may be agreed in line with both individual and service need.

Example of 1.0 WTE in 5 days.

AM/

PM

LOCATION

TYPE OF WORK

DCC/SPA

PAS

Mon

AM

Langley Green Hospital

Ward Reviews

DCC

1.0

PM

Ward work

SPA

1.5

Tues

AM

Langley Green Hospital

Ward assessments/ ward reviews

DCC

1.0

PM

Langley Green Hospital

Ward reviews and relatives meetings

Leadership meeting 2pm-3:30pm

DCC

1.5

Wed

AM

Langley Green Hospital

Report writing/ Tribunals/Managers hearings/ liaison with CRHT/ virtual ward work

DCC

1.5

PM

Langley Green hospital

Audit , Teaching or CPD activities (local academic meeting)

SPA

1.0

Thurs

AM

Langley Green Hospital

Ward reviews and other ward related activities

DCC

1.0

PM

Langley Green Hospital

Clinical administration or ward work.

DCC

1.5

Friday

AM

Langley Green Hospital

Clinical administration or ward work

DCC

1.5

PM

Langley Green Hospital

Clinical admin

DCC

1.0



Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
Desirable
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research or management.
  • MRCPsych
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 six months.
  • Approved clinician status OR able to achieve within 3 months of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
Desirable
  • 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
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Desirable
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service


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354-AN-20415-A
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