Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Community

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
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EPUT is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrist with expertise in General Adult to provide medical leadership for Adult community Mental Health services covering the area of Chelmsford West. The post holder will be based at Chelmsford and Essex Centre, Chelmsford.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will community services for patients referred to the secondary mental health services from GP surgeries in the Chelmsford west Area of 5 GP's . The post holder will have responsibility for the clinical care of the patients who are deemed to require secondary mental health intervention and will be expected to work closely with the team manager to ensure the provision of an effective service.

The post holder are also expected to work alongside two other Consultants who work with the Chelmsford team in order to provide clinical leadership to the team as well as promoting true multidisciplinary team working.

As well as making a clinical difference, we believe that your development is key so you will be supported to enable you to pursue educational and research interests which go hand in hand to provide a high quality of care and safety to our patients.

You must have full GMC registration and be on the Specialist Register, with an appropriate CCT or equivalent or be within six months of obtaining your CCT on the date of the AAC.

About us

Our Vision

To be the leading health and wellbeing service in the provision of mental health and community care.

Our Purpose

We care for people every day. What we do together, matters.

Our Values

We Care

We Learn

We Empower

Our strategic objectives

We will deliver safe, high quality integrated care services.

We will enable each other to be the best that we can.

We will work together with our partners to make our services better.

We will help our communities to thrive.

If you share that vision and want to make a difference to the people that use our services, then please contact us to find out more.

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Attend CMHT and PCN MDT meetings to discuss and support ongoing care of patients
  • Provide regular clinics to review patients
  • Provide flexible emergency medical support for the teams patients
  • Support patients under the MHA and the processes required under the MHA
  • Support clinically and supervise your training doctor.
  • Work collaboratively with Primary Care.
  • Liaise with other services within the organization and outside of the organization to optimize the care of your patients.

  • Person Specification Qualifications Essential
    • Registration with the General Medical Council and on the Specialist Register.
    • CCT, CESR or within 6 months of expected CCT date
    • Meets Royal College of Psychiatrists criteria for appointment to the post of Consultant
    • Postgraduate degree in psychiatry MRC Psych or equivalent
    Knowledge and experience Essential
    • Basic specialist training and 3 years higher or equivalent professional training
    • Experience of clinical research methods with published research
    • Experience in organising educational activities

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