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Consultant Psychiatrist in Old Age Community Brid and Driffield

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Old Age
Contract Type
Full Time
The Trust is seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join the Bridlington and Driffield Older Peoples Services. The Trust regards this as an opportune moment to develop the functioning of the team. The service covers Bridlington and Driffield and the postholder will cover the Bridlington and Driffield CMHT Area.

The new post holder will not have the responsibility for the in-patient units, however will be expected to liaise with the In-patient Consultant for their patients. The post holder will also be expected to undertake urgent assessments when required and provide input to the Crises Team for Older People for catchment area patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to provide the highest level of clinical leadership and practice in the Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health problems in Older peoples service in Bridlington and Driffield. This involves directly supporting and providing supervision and leadership to the multi-disciplinary team, both within the service and also the provision of clinical leadership within the Trust in relation to this speciality.

In fulfilling the clinical duties of the post, the Consultant will be expected to undertake the following:
  • To contribute to Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Agency team working arrangements.
  • To hold responsible clinician status, and be an approved clinician as defined within the Mental Health Act.
  • To work within the principles of the Care Programme Approach.
  • The post holder will be expected to provide clinical leadership within the service area.
  • To take part in the Consultant on-call rota for Old Age Psychiatry and Learning Disability.
  • To provide a comprehensive mental health service for older people, their family and carers in a defined catchment population, based on GP practices.
  • To work closely with the Multi-Disciplinary Teams within the service.
  • To provide short-term cover for authorised periods of absence and duty of Consultant's colleagues.
  • To contribute to postgraduate teaching and supervision of junior doctors.
  • To complete all relevant clinical administration associated with this post.

  • 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 an Old Age Community Team, you will have responsibility for the provision of safe and effective care and treatment which is evidence based. 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 essential Essential
    • Qualification and Training
    • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post

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