Consultant in Paediatric Liaison Psychiatry

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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Job summary

A REWARDING CAREER WITH US STARTS WITH A *£5,000* WARM WELCOME AND A RELOCATION PACKAGE WORTH UPTO £6500 (eligibility check required). We are pleased to announce a brand-new golden hello incentive for permanent Consultant positions within Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health, NHS Trust.

We are currently transforming our service delivery to meet a new set of high-quality standards that our CAMHS Services deserves and our staff want to provide. To support this important quality initiative, we are pleased to attach an attractive recruitment premium of £5000 to these key roles within CAMHS as an incentive to not only join us but be a part of our future

This is a new part time post (0.8WTE) that has become available due to provision being increased in crisis services for Child and Adolescent Mental health Services in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. Across BEH, 0.8 Liaison posts have been created to provide Paediatric liaison psychiatry for young people presenting in crisis to the acute hospitals. This consultant will be working on site in the acute hospital at North Middlesex Hospital.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a key leadership role in terms of service development and the creation of an evolving service to CYP within the NCL. As such there will be significant liaison with partners in the NCL and NCEL.

Main duties of the job

Objectives of the post

  • To provide Paediatric liaison psychiatric service to North Middlesex Hospital and psychiatric input to CYP aged up to 18 years,
  • To provide clinical and professional leadership within the service.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues in specialties in both trusts including Paediatric Consultants, the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Paediatric Liaison Team (CAPPLT), Community CAMHS consultants and Out of Hours Nursing team.
  • To take part in management activities related to the post and the wider service within which it is embedded
  • To have an integral role in the development of the service and the development of clinical pathways and priorities of the wider service-line.
  • To provide Child and Adolescent Psychiatry liaison teaching and training to psychiatric trainees, MDT colleagues and hospital staff

For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Date posted

04 March 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

306-BA-057-E

Job locations

North Middlesex University Hospital

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will provide clinical input to all pediatric and community patients under the age of 18 years presenting in A&E and pediatric wards.

Activities will include:

  • Reviewing medical records, including relevant RIO, paediatric and primary care records as appropriate.
  • Discussion with referrers and other clinicians across paediatric and emergency departments; working with the NMUH multi-disciplinary paediatric and ED teams.
  • Clinical recommendations with reference to current mental health legislation.
  • Psychopharmacological treatment and brief eclectic psychological therapy
  • Advice to acute trust clinical staff regarding aspects of clinical care, including discussion about need for psychiatric referral
  • Taking the medical lead in relation to Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act assessments and reviews for patients under age 18 who are under the care of the acute hospital.
  • This role has no out-patient commitment, but there is potential for some flexibility in terms of undertaking some non-crisis work alongside the existing consultant.

For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will provide clinical input to all pediatric and community patients under the age of 18 years presenting in A&E and pediatric wards.

Activities will include:

  • Reviewing medical records, including relevant RIO, paediatric and primary care records as appropriate.
  • Discussion with referrers and other clinicians across paediatric and emergency departments; working with the NMUH multi-disciplinary paediatric and ED teams.
  • Clinical recommendations with reference to current mental health legislation.
  • Psychopharmacological treatment and brief eclectic psychological therapy
  • Advice to acute trust clinical staff regarding aspects of clinical care, including discussion about need for psychiatric referral
  • Taking the medical lead in relation to Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act assessments and reviews for patients under age 18 who are under the care of the acute hospital.
  • This role has no out-patient commitment, but there is potential for some flexibility in terms of undertaking some non-crisis work alongside the existing consultant.

For full details of the role please refer to the job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Experience in Liaison Psychiatry
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Section 12(2) Approval. Eligible to act as RC for detained patients
  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Programme in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Clinical Experience in at least three of the following patient groups: -Patients with physical and mental health co-morbidity/ -Self-harm and attempted suicide/ -Alcohol and substance misuse problems/ -Conversion and somatisation disorders (medically unexplained symptoms)/ -Pregnant and postnatal patients with serious mental illness/ -Delirium and Dementia

Desirable

  • Experience in Older Adults Psychiatry
  • Training in the full range of effective therapeutic techniques to include psycho-education, medication and psychological therapies
  • Endorsement in liaison psychiatry

Training & Teaching

Essential

  • Experience in multidisciplinary teaching

Desirable

  • Qualification in teaching
  • Participation in dementia teaching programme for acute trust staff
  • Experience in designing educational programmes

Research

Desirable

  • Co-operation in clinical research

Service Development

Desirable

  • Experience in developing a service component relevant to Liaison Psychiatry
  • Experience of leading management projects within a mental health Trust

IT Experience & Skills

Essential

  • Experience in data gathering and management
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use e-mail and Internet

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the NHS
  • Highest level of integrity
Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

  • Full Registration with the General Medical Council
  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Experience in Liaison Psychiatry
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Section 12(2) Approval. Eligible to act as RC for detained patients
  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Programme in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Clinical Experience in at least three of the following patient groups: -Patients with physical and mental health co-morbidity/ -Self-harm and attempted suicide/ -Alcohol and substance misuse problems/ -Conversion and somatisation disorders (medically unexplained symptoms)/ -Pregnant and postnatal patients with serious mental illness/ -Delirium and Dementia

Desirable

  • Experience in Older Adults Psychiatry
  • Training in the full range of effective therapeutic techniques to include psycho-education, medication and psychological therapies
  • Endorsement in liaison psychiatry

Training & Teaching

Essential

  • Experience in multidisciplinary teaching

Desirable

  • Qualification in teaching
  • Participation in dementia teaching programme for acute trust staff
  • Experience in designing educational programmes

Research

Desirable

  • Co-operation in clinical research

Service Development

Desirable

  • Experience in developing a service component relevant to Liaison Psychiatry
  • Experience of leading management projects within a mental health Trust

IT Experience & Skills

Essential

  • Experience in data gathering and management
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use e-mail and Internet

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the NHS
  • Highest level of integrity

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX


Employer's website

http://www.beh-mht.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX


Employer's website

http://www.beh-mht.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Khalid Aziz

khalid.aziz2@nhs.net

02087023776

Date posted

04 March 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

306-BA-057-E

Job locations

North Middlesex University Hospital

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX


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