Consultant in Old Age 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

We are pleased to announce a brand-new golden hello incentive for Consultant positions within Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health, NHS Trust.

We are currently transforming our service delivery to meet a new set of high-quality standards that our East Enfield Community Mental Health Team 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 Consultant roles within our Trust as an incentive to not only join us but be a part of our future.

We are looking for a full time Consultant in Older Adult Psychiatry covering the East Enfield Community Mental Health Team and the Hawthorn Recovery Unit at Chase Farm Hospital. This is an established post, becoming vacant as a result of the retirement of the current post holder. The Older Adult Community Services were rated as "Outstanding" in the last CQC Inspection.

The post currently sits within the Enfield borough directorate and there is an expectation of contribution to service line governance and management processes as a senior clinical leader.

The Trust continues to strive for clinical excellence and to review service structure to achieve greatest value and efficiency for our clients and commissioners.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Work and leadership

  • Clinical leadership for the team, direct clinical assessments and consultations for patients under the care of the East Enfield CMHT and Hawthorn Recovery Unit.

  • Medical input and leadership in weekly MDT referral/allocation/team meetings-CMHT, weekly MDT case reviews-Hawthorn Unit.

  • Clinical supervision of GPVTS trainee and SpR.

  • Professional leadership within the post, and take part in management activities related to the post and the wider service within which it is embedded.

  • As a senior clinician, to have an integral role in the performance of their teams, further development of the service, and the development of the clinical pathways and priorities of care, for the older adult mental health services within the Trust.

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

19 July 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

306-EN-052-B

Job locations

Chase Farm Hospital/Emerald House

London

EN2 8JL


Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical Work and leadership continued...

  • Compliance with all legal obligations covering clinical practice (eg Mental Health Act and code of practice).

  • A commitment to ensuring fair access to services for all.

  • Compliance with procedures whereby doctors report concerns about professional conduct or competence of medical or other colleagues.

Liaison with Trust services and relevant non-statutory organisations

  • Regular liaison with the relevant acute inpatient wards, other community Mental Health Teams and Home Treatment Teams.

  • Maintaining good relations with General Practitioners and other stakeholders, eg Social Services

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical Work and leadership continued...

  • Compliance with all legal obligations covering clinical practice (eg Mental Health Act and code of practice).

  • A commitment to ensuring fair access to services for all.

  • Compliance with procedures whereby doctors report concerns about professional conduct or competence of medical or other colleagues.

Liaison with Trust services and relevant non-statutory organisations

  • Regular liaison with the relevant acute inpatient wards, other community Mental Health Teams and Home Treatment Teams.

  • Maintaining good relations with General Practitioners and other stakeholders, eg Social Services

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

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC
  • Listed on the Specialist Register of the GMC Medical Register or eligible to register within six months.
  • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrist or equivalent qualifications/ certification
  • To be "approved" under Section 12 (2) of the 1983 Mental Health Act, the 2007 amendments and any successor legislation.
  • Approved Clinician status in terms of the same legislation
  • Training and experience in evidence based interventions for the management of older adults with mental health problems including: Psychoeducation, medication and Psychological Therapies
  • Membership of a professional indemnity organization.
  • Engagement with annual appraisal
  • Experience of Safeguarding Children Framework
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary teaching.
  • Ability to take a leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high quality care and staff morale.
  • Participation in Medical Audit
  • Capacity to respond positively to the constantly changing NHS environment
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written media
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use email and Internet
  • Experience in data gathering and management

Desirable

  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Program in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Publications in the field of Psychiatry
  • Management Skills
  • Experience of developing a service component
  • Management Training
  • Have experience working with different cultural backgrounds and beliefs.

Special Aptitudes

Essential

  • Demonstrable ability to relate well to older people and their families / carers
  • Team player to fit in with multi professional team
  • To have an approachable attitude to team members.

Interests

Essential

  • Willingness to represent the service at Trust wide meeting and in discussions with partner agencies and Commissioners

Disposition

Essential

  • Ability to work and build relationships with other agencies and departments
  • Ability to work with Trust management in the spirit of mutually supportive co-operation

Desirable

  • Ability to drive and willingness to use own car on an occasional basis, expenses to be provided by the Trust at normal rates. There are standard methods of paying travel expenses defined by national terms and conditions which vary with the degree of travel.

Circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to travel between locations
  • Ability to cover for absent colleagues when necessary
Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC
  • Listed on the Specialist Register of the GMC Medical Register or eligible to register within six months.
  • Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrist or equivalent qualifications/ certification
  • To be "approved" under Section 12 (2) of the 1983 Mental Health Act, the 2007 amendments and any successor legislation.
  • Approved Clinician status in terms of the same legislation
  • Training and experience in evidence based interventions for the management of older adults with mental health problems including: Psychoeducation, medication and Psychological Therapies
  • Membership of a professional indemnity organization.
  • Engagement with annual appraisal
  • Experience of Safeguarding Children Framework
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary teaching.
  • Ability to take a leadership role in a multidisciplinary team, ensuring high quality care and staff morale.
  • Participation in Medical Audit
  • Capacity to respond positively to the constantly changing NHS environment
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written media
  • Basic computer skills, including ability to use email and Internet
  • Experience in data gathering and management

Desirable

  • Registered for the Continuing Professional Development Program in the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Publications in the field of Psychiatry
  • Management Skills
  • Experience of developing a service component
  • Management Training
  • Have experience working with different cultural backgrounds and beliefs.

Special Aptitudes

Essential

  • Demonstrable ability to relate well to older people and their families / carers
  • Team player to fit in with multi professional team
  • To have an approachable attitude to team members.

Interests

Essential

  • Willingness to represent the service at Trust wide meeting and in discussions with partner agencies and Commissioners

Disposition

Essential

  • Ability to work and build relationships with other agencies and departments
  • Ability to work with Trust management in the spirit of mutually supportive co-operation

Desirable

  • Ability to drive and willingness to use own car on an occasional basis, expenses to be provided by the Trust at normal rates. There are standard methods of paying travel expenses defined by national terms and conditions which vary with the degree of travel.

Circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to travel between locations
  • Ability to cover for absent colleagues when necessary

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

Chase Farm Hospital/Emerald House

London

EN2 8JL


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

Chase Farm Hospital/Emerald House

London

EN2 8JL


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director

Pardeep Grewal

pardeepgrewal@nhs.net

02087024498

Date posted

19 July 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

306-EN-052-B

Job locations

Chase Farm Hospital/Emerald House

London

EN2 8JL


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