Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
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The Trust is seeking a Speciality Doctor to join the team on one of 4 General Adult acute wards on the Wotton Lawn Hospital site in Gloucester.
Wotton Lawn Hospital in Gloucester has 66 acute beds and a 10-bedded intensive care unit. Priory Ward is a 18 bed acute admissions ward offering assessment and treatment for patients from across Gloucestershire, mainly those in Cheltenham and the North Cotswolds. Admissions are organised through the Cheltenham crisis team and these teams work very closely together. Two days of your working week will involve working with the Cheltenham crisis team.
Main duties of the job
When working on Priory Ward you will work along side the Consultant / Responsible Clinician for your inpatients. You will be expected to provide senior review of the inpatients, making autonomous management decisions under Consultant supervision. You will also provide support to Consultant led ward rounds. You will be expected to participate in Mental Health Act work including report writing and attendance at Mental Health Act Managers' Meetings and Review Tribunals, with support from the consultant.
When working in the Cheltenham Crisis Team you will work as part of an experienced MDT and will provide psychiatric assessment and develop initial management plans for patients newly taken on by the team, as well as follow up reviews. Consultant advice and supervision will be available from the Team's Consultant Psychiatrist.
We encourage a healthy work-life balance and we have regular away days.
Our medical directorate also supports all doctors through positive relationships with the LNC and Medical Staffing Committee.
At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.
Full details of the job description and main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description.
We support development of areas of clinical and professional development in keeping with service delivery, as well as your own personal development.
Please note the job description reflects the full time vacancy, however part time would be considered please discuss at interview.
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