This job has expired

Consultant Psychiatrist in Crisis and Home-based Treatment

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,113 a year salary to be pro-rata to part time working
Closing date
11 Feb 2023

View more

Contract Type
Part Time
The Crisis and homebased treatment team has the primary aim of ensuring that a high-quality alternative to acute psychiatric admission exists for those individuals in the locality who are experiencing a crisis related to severe mental health problems. The service is gatekeeper to all Inpatient beds to allow consideration of alternatives to Inpatient care. The service also aims to provide an effective In Reach Service to facilitate early discharge from hospital. A member of the Crisis/IHT Team regularly attends the Inpatient 24 Hour Report out and provides clear communication links between the two services. A member of the Crisis/IHT Team also attends Discharge Planning Meetings as appropriate and works with the Care Coordinator to facilitate discharge. It is a 24-hour, 365 day per year service and is capable of a rapid response seeing all urgent referrals within 4 hours.

Main duties of the job

Take part in assessments, follow-up and joint working of patients to provide clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary team.

Provide input to multidisciplinary discussions of assessments and management plans

Work jointly with colleagues from other disciplines and all relevant agencies to provide a comprehensive approach to patient care and treatment.

The appointee must be approved under Section 12(2) MHA 1983.

To contribute to postgraduate teaching and supervision of junior doctors.

The appointee must be able to travel independently.

About us

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Tees Valley, North Yorkshire, York and Selby. We are Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. We provide mental health and learning disability services to people of all ages.

We deliver a range of community and in-patient care across adult mental health, children and young peoples services, mental health services for older people and forensic services. We have over 7,000 staff working across more than 90 sites.

With an annual operating income of over £420 million, we work in partnership with local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, voluntary organisations, the private sector, as well as people who use our services, their families and carers. Geographically were one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country, spanning County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby.

Job description Job responsibilities

A full job description and person specification for this post can be found attached to this advert .

Person Specification 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
  • 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
  • Wide range of specialist and sub-specialist experience relevant to post within NHS or comparable service
Qualifications Essential
  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Qualification or higher degree in medical education, clinical research, or management.
  • MRCPsych postgraduate qualification or CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration) qualification
  • Additional clinical qualifications.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert