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Clinical Director Consultant Psychiatrist (CMHT East)

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 a year plus London weighting of £2162 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Psychiatrist, Adult mental health nurse
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting consultant psychiatrist role in London working with our CMHT East team, providing clincial leadership with another consultant psychiatrist (6 PAs). There is a well-resourced multi-disciplinary team. There is scope for academic work with Brunel Medical School, which opened in September 2022. This post is combined with the Clinical Director role (4PAs).

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333-G-HM-C-0010, 6 PA Permanent Consultant in Community Mental Health

Main duties of the job

The main responsibilities is to provide consultant leadership and expertise to the Hillingdon Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) East team.You would be required to provide clinical leadership within the multi-disciplinary team.There are a number of transformative changes occuring within community services and the NHS at large. You would be expected to lead on, in partnership with the service manager, quality improvement initiatives and service evaluation projects. We are looking for an exceptional Clinical Leader ready to take on the delivery of mental healthcare to the borough of Hillingdon. You will be an experienced clinician, with an understanding of Mental Healthcare Service delivery and improvement. You will have an inclusive, compassionate and service user experience focused approach. We are looking for an exceptional Clinical Leader ready to take on the delivery of mental healthcare to the borough of Hillingdon. For the Clinical Director role, you will be an experienced clinician, with an understanding of Mental Healthcare Service delivery and improvement. You will have an inclusive, compassionate and service user experience focused approach.

About us

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist Mental Health Trusts in England, providing a wide range of mental health and physical health services. You will work in an organisation that is in the top 100 employers in the UK and prides itself on the diversity of its staff and the care it delivers. It supports flexible and remote working (where appropriate) and actively supports the well-being of its staff.

Job description Job responsibilities

Providing clinical leadership to the team Acting as Responsible Clinician for patients on community orders, including preparing reports for and attending Hospital Managers and Mental Health Review Tribunal hearings Participating in clinical and business meetings of the multidisciplinary team Participating in team learning / development events Assessing new referrals with other MDT members Providing phone advice for clinical staff Being available for emergency and home visits at short notice, and participating as necessary in Mental Health Act assessments. This will include participating in the Section 12 rota Teaching and training staff, especially junior doctors and medical students, but also other clinical staff and trainees of all discipline Providing supervision to Junior Doctors: GPVTS trainee and SASG doctor. Supervisory roles and responsibilities are agreed in conjunction with Consultant colleagues in Hillingdon Providing supervision as required for the clinical work of the junior doctors within the team Providing support and advice to colleagues of different professional backgrounds as required Attending the local consultants meeting Attending the borough monthly Care Quality meetings Attending daily zoning meetings and monthly business meetings

Person Specification Education and Qualifications Training Essential
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a license to practice.
  • Primary Medical Degree
  • Approved under section 12(2) MHA, 1983 or within 3 months
  • Inclusion on the Specialist Register (or CCT expected within 6 months of interview date)
  • An additional post graduate qualification of relevance to post e.g. Higher degree (MSc, LLM, MD or PhD) MRCPsych (or equivalent)
  • Management and leadership training
  • Management qualification and/or extensive knowledge and expertise acquired through training and experience up to doctoral level.
Experience, Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Possesses range of clinical knowledge, skills relevant to post
  • Exercises sound clinical risk management.
  • Experience of leading a multi-disciplinary team
  • Interest in and experience of teaching and training medical and non medical colleagues
  • Comprehensive and clear psychiatric report writing skills.
  • Awareness of current issues and controversies in service provision, mental health policy and legislation
  • Experience of clinical work in a community setting
  • Leadership and management skills. Capacity to form therapeutic relationships with service users
  • Experience of conflict resolution
  • Published audit or research. Experience in service development.
  • Evidence of evidence based medicine training, teaching and implementation.
  • Training in specific and relevant psychotherapy skills e.g. Mentalisation or DBT.
  • Training in other subspecialists
  • Experience of job planning
  • Experience of resolving conflict and complex performance management issue
  • Digitally proficient in the use of apps and technology
  • Experience leading QI projects
  • Experience of having worked directly with service users as part of service delivery and improvement
Personal Skills & Qualities Essential
  • Excellent communication and empathic skills
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Experience of team working
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Leadership training
Other Essential
  • Caring attitude towards patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other agencies.
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and the requirements of Care Quality.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to equality & diversity.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in working pattern
  • Demonstrates energy, enthusiasm & initiative in pursuing innovation and the highest standards for patients, juniors, other colleagues & the Trust.
  • IT literate
  • Demonstrable ability to cope under pressure.
  • Corporate team player
  • Formal training in medical education e.g. by Deanery
  • Formal Equality and Diversity training

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