North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust
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The Trust is seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join its community services to replace one of our community consultants following a move to a different post.
The post-holder will be responsible, with the support of junior medical staff and nurse practitioners, for the management of community patients in the Sutherland's catchment area.
Main duties of the job
An example of the clinical and general duties of this role are available in the Job Description attached.
The Trust employs approximately 29 consultant psychiatrists in a range of specialties. Our trust provides specialist Mental Health (adult and old age), Addiction (inpatient, and community in North Staffordshire only), Neuropsychiatry and Learning Disability, and tier 3 child psychiatry services across Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire.
We work closely with one (merged) local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), for Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire. We also work very closely with the local authorities in these areas. We have also forged closer links with the two local universities, University of Staffordshire and Keele University. The Trust has been a partner in the development of the Keele University Medical School and remains one of its sites for the teaching of Medical students. The Trust aims to continuously work to improve the health and wellbeing of its local communities.
The Trust is one of a handful of Mental health Trusts in UK rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The full details of the role and responsibilities of this post are included in the attached Job Description
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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