Consultant in Community General Adult Psychiatry - Bournemouth West
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
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This is a new opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join Bournemouth West Community Mental Health Team, Based at Hahnemann House in Bournemouth. We are looking for a full-time (10PA per week) consultant, with part time candidates also considered and encouraged to apply.
The postholder will join the Trust at an exciting time, as we build on our Outstanding CQC rating and start work with newly formed Primary Care Networks, to further develop mental health services that meet the needs of local communities. Bournemouth West CMHT is well-established and has excellent relationships with other services.
We would love to hear from you to discuss how together we might design this role around you and your specialist interests.Work-life balance is important to all of us, when we support staff to achieve this there are benefits for you, our patients, and the Trust. We are committed to enabling flexible working and would welcome discussions around this. This may include but is not limited to; compressed hours over four days, job sharing, part time working and home working.
Alongside this, we offer fantastic career development and enhancements:
- This post attracts aRecruitment and Retention payment of£10,000 to be paid in monthly instalments for the first year of employment.
- We can provide a generousrelocation package of up to £10,000if you are interested in moving to our beautiful county
Main duties of the job
We are seeking a resilient psychiatrist who can work as part of a team and willing to work with a range of complex and difficult psychiatric conditions. This post would be an ideal fit for someone who is interested in research and developing and growing our service alongside the service manager and team leader.
The base, Hahnemann House is a Hub for several other services including, Assertive Outreach East, Acute Day Services, Homeless Health Services, Recovery Education Centre, Veteran's service and a Retreat drop in (out of Hours).
Hahnemann House is in the centre of Bournemouth, a few minutes' walk from the beaches and all the amenities in the town centre. The coastline around Bournemouth and the wider area is an area of great natural beauty and vibrant local culture and offers a fantastic work-life balance.
At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.
We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.
Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.
Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do
For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.
Clinical Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Dorset HealthCare Values
Supervision of Junior medical Staff
Research and Audit
Certificate of Sponsorship
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