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Specialty Doctor (SAS) - Crisis & Home Treatment (Adult Acute)

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£50,373 to £78,759 a year pa, pro rata (dependant on experience)
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialty Doctor to join and be an integral be part of the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment team for the city of Derby.

This is a full-time post, within a pan-Derbyshire Team, that provides alternatives to hospital admission for patients experiencing acute mental health problems.

You will be supporting our consultant, Dr Mathew Joseph and a well-established team of psychiatric nurses, NMPs and Occupational Therapists.

Strong administrative support underpins the team and there are robust linkages with inpatient, liaison and community services.

Junior doctor supervision and undergraduate teaching are core components of the post.

The post is based within the Kingsway hospital site, which includes in-patient wards, Cherry Tree unit and Ashbourne unit.

Kingsway site possesses dedicated car parking.

The general hospital (Royal Derby) is on the adjoining site and is only one mile away.

Main duties of the job

This post, along with two consultant posts, provides medical input into South Derbyshire Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service (CRHT).

This is a permanent post supported by regular consultant supervision and appraisal.

This is a well-established team with a wealth of CRHT experience.

The post will facilitate dedicated medical time to CRHT Services. This will continue to support the Team in providing a high-quality Home Treatment Service, with the aim of avoiding unnecessary admissions.

The post holder will be an integral part of the team and will give the majority of their time to providing the non-consultant medical input to the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service in Derby city.

He/she will be involved in home assessments and visits and will also see patients in a variety of locations in the community.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 33 days after 7 years
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

Person Specification qualification/knowledge Essential
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Evidence of achievement of foundation competencies in line with GMC standards
  • Evidence of achievement of STI/CTI competencies in mental health speciality
  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment
  • Approved under S12 OR able to achieve with 3 months of appointment
  • Participated in continuous professional development
skills Essential
  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English
  • Relevent mental health clinical knowledge
  • Experience in making clinical decisions and managing risk
  • Excellent communication skills

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