Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a new service model that is working in partnership with local services to meet the needs of those presenting with complex mental health needs together?
We are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our newly transformed Telford and Wrekin Community Mental Service which has been aligned to work with our local group of Primary Care Networks.
Telford and Wrekin Community Mental Health service provide assessment and evidence based interventions for people who are presenting with complex mental health difficulties that are significantly impacting on their daily life alongside our partner organisations.
This is a permanent full-time (10PAs) post in General Adult Psychiatry. The emphasis is to provide timely and comprehensive assessment, interventions and treatment to service users and their families/carers, whilst working within a multi-disciplinary team format.
We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist with the interest in providing strong medical leadership as the post involves providing clinical leadership to the team as part of a collective leadership structure, which shares responsibility for ensuring that the care delivered by the service is safe and of a high quality standard.
As a Trust we are proud to offer agile and flexible working opportunities as part of our ways of working, and we are happy to talk flexible working at the interview stage.
Main duties of the job
This post enables dedicated Consultant input into one of our five Integrated Community Mental Services (CMHS) that are based across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. You will be expected to provide community care and treatment, with the facility for assessment of referred service users, flexible review of complex service users and timely discharge in liaison with General Practitioners. Service Users will present with a range of mental health difficulties and need.
The role is aligned to the Telford and Wrekin CMHS, which comprising of four PCNs. This service in total has 4.2 Adult Consultants and 2 Older Adult Consultants. The post is aligned to cover 1 of the PCNs (South East Telford).
The role involves providing clinical leadership to the team as part of a collective leadership structure, and providing support and supervision as required to Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Non-Medical Prescribers. The post holder will have responsibility to supervise a trainee attached to the team, although as with any training post this is subject to trainee availability. Opportunities are also available in the Trust to participate in postgraduate and undergraduate education for Junior Doctors and medical students from Keele Medical School.
By joining Team MPUFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by;
- Supporting your career development and progression
- Excellent NHS Pension scheme
- Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Options for flexible working
- Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
- If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
- Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
- Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rate s
- Salary sacrifice bikes up to £2k
- Free car parking at all trust sites
- Free flu vaccinations every year
- Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to £250 (if the criteria is met)
And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with a passion for working with adults presenting with complex mental health difficulties. The successful person will need to encourage effective engagement of this cohort of people, maintaining compassion and hope through every contact.
You will need to have the following key skills and experience:
- To have a genuine passion for working with adults presenting with complex mental health needs
- To be able to work well in a team
- To have excellent leadership qualities
- To provide evidenced based care that is recovery focused
- To comply with all Trust policies and the Living Our Values Framework.
- To maintain professional registration with the GMC and a full Licence to Practice, be engaging in appraisal, revalidation and job planning.
- To maintain Approved Clinician (AC) status
- To comply with Trust mandatory training
- To operate with transparency, including maintenance of an electronic diary
For Clinical and Non-clinical please refer to the attached Job Description
Clinical and Professional Competence
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