Consultant Psychiatrist (HMYOI Feltham)

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This post has been created following CNWL's successful bid as the contractor Integrated Healthcare at HMYOI Feltham. CNWL is responsible for providing all healthcare services within the prison, including primary care, health and well-being (primary and secondary mental health), substance misuse services, medicines optimisation and allied health professions such as physiotherapy and dietetics. The service went live on 1 April 2020. The appointment of the full time, substantive consultant psychiatrist at HMYOI Feltham is one of the last aspects of the mobilisation plan to be completed.

Main duties of the job

To share in the organisation and provision of a comprehensive offender care service to young people detained in custody and work with criminal justice services and local health, education and social care services to provide high quality care to those with mental health difficulties, learning disabilities and co-morbid substance misuse problems to promote positive health, education and social care outcomes, sustainable resettlement, multiagency involvement in after care and reduction in re-offending.

About us

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) specialises in caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs.Over the last decade, our catchment area has grown significantly, making the Trust's population more diverse than ever. The area spans the varied communities of inner and outer London and surrounding geographical areas of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Kent. Within these areas, are pockets of great affluence as well as much deprivation. The population is diverse with over 100 first languages spoken within the communities we serve.CNWL are constantly developing and working in innovative ways to provide modern, dependable services which meet the healthcare needs of the entire population. We have been a Foundation Trust

Date posted

06 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year London weighting of £2,162

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

333-D-OF-C-0001-A

Job locations

HMYOI Feltham

Bedfont Road

Feltham

TW13 4ND


Job description

Job responsibilities

This substantive consultant post is to provide clinical leadership to the Health and Wellbeing Team at HMYOI Feltham. This team is subdivided into two, with one covering Feltham A for young people aged between 15 and 17 years and another covering Feltham B for young people aged between 18 and 21 years. The team members covering Feltham A and B work closely together and provide cross cover for each other.

This team assesses and treats young people, on ordinary location, in the healthcare wing with mental with mental disorders, behavioural conditions and neuro-developmental conditions including ADHD, Autism and learning disability. The post is part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to this unique population of young people. The post-holder will also work closely with other aspects of the healthcare service within the prison, including secure stairs, the primary care team and the substance misuse team.

We anticipate that the Health and Wellbeing Team will receive circa 10-15 referrals each week and hold a caseload of approximately 80 young people at any one time. There will be circa 30-40 patients subject to multi-professional/agency working under the auspices of the Care Programme Approach (incorporating Section 117 Aftercare) at any one time, though all young people will need multiagency working.

There is a mental health inpatient unit in HMYOI Feltham at present although it is intended that this will close in the future and that intensive psychiatric care is provided on the wings if necessary.

The post holder will provide specialist psychiatric advice and consultation to a range of healthcare and prison staff to promote effective delivery of mental health care.

The post holder will be expected to provide direct consultant (CAMHS / forensic) psychiatrist input into the mental health care of young people undergoing assessment or treatment by the Mental health and Wellbeing Team in HMYOI Feltham.

The Team will receive referrals from any member of the prison staff, healthcare staff or outside agencies such as CAMHS, Looked After Children Teams etc. Young people will be either seen in outpatients or on the Prison Wings / healthcare inpatients unit.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This substantive consultant post is to provide clinical leadership to the Health and Wellbeing Team at HMYOI Feltham. This team is subdivided into two, with one covering Feltham A for young people aged between 15 and 17 years and another covering Feltham B for young people aged between 18 and 21 years. The team members covering Feltham A and B work closely together and provide cross cover for each other.

This team assesses and treats young people, on ordinary location, in the healthcare wing with mental with mental disorders, behavioural conditions and neuro-developmental conditions including ADHD, Autism and learning disability. The post is part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to this unique population of young people. The post-holder will also work closely with other aspects of the healthcare service within the prison, including secure stairs, the primary care team and the substance misuse team.

We anticipate that the Health and Wellbeing Team will receive circa 10-15 referrals each week and hold a caseload of approximately 80 young people at any one time. There will be circa 30-40 patients subject to multi-professional/agency working under the auspices of the Care Programme Approach (incorporating Section 117 Aftercare) at any one time, though all young people will need multiagency working.

There is a mental health inpatient unit in HMYOI Feltham at present although it is intended that this will close in the future and that intensive psychiatric care is provided on the wings if necessary.

The post holder will provide specialist psychiatric advice and consultation to a range of healthcare and prison staff to promote effective delivery of mental health care.

The post holder will be expected to provide direct consultant (CAMHS / forensic) psychiatrist input into the mental health care of young people undergoing assessment or treatment by the Mental health and Wellbeing Team in HMYOI Feltham.

The Team will receive referrals from any member of the prison staff, healthcare staff or outside agencies such as CAMHS, Looked After Children Teams etc. Young people will be either seen in outpatients or on the Prison Wings / healthcare inpatients unit.

Person Specification

Educational and professional qualifications

Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice
  • On the GMC Specialist Register
  • Approved Clinician
  • Section 12 MHA Approval
  • Primary medical degree
  • MRCPsych (or equivalent)

Desirable

  • CCT in Forensic or CAMHS
  • Higher degree (MSc, LLM, MD or PhD)
  • Management and leadership training.
  • Management qualification and/or extensive knowledge and expertise acquired through training and experience up to doctoral level.

General knowledge/ experience & core skills

Essential

  • Higher specialist training with CCT in Forensic or CAMHS Psychiatry (or expected within 6 months of interview date)
  • Possesses range of clinical knowledge, skills & information technology expertise relevant to post
  • Exercises sound clinical risk management.
  • Experience of leading a multi-disciplinary team
  • Comprehensive and clear psychiatric report writing skills
  • Awareness of current issues and controversies in service provision, mental health policy and legislation
  • Experience of clinical work in a prison setting.
  • Experience of working with criminal justice agencies including MAPPA.
  • Wide experience of clinical psychiatry including the management of emergencies in secure settings.
  • Experience of team working
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience of Quality Improvement initiatives

Desirable

  • Dual CCT in adolescent forensic psychiatry or experience working in an adolescent forensic setting
  • Experience of working with adolescents
  • Published audit or research
  • Interest in teaching and training medical and non medical colleagues
  • Experience in service development

Specialist skills

Essential

  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Capacity to form therapeutic relationships with service users who are in secure setting

Desirable

  • Evidence of evidence based medicine training, teaching and implementation.
  • Training in specific and relevant therapy skills e.g. Family therapy, Multisystemic therapy, Mentalisation or DBT
  • Experience in assessing and treating those with Sexually Harmful Behaviours

Other attributes

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude towards patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, prison officers, GPs, nurses and other agencies
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and the requirements of Care Quality
Person Specification

Educational and professional qualifications

Essential

  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practice
  • On the GMC Specialist Register
  • Approved Clinician
  • Section 12 MHA Approval
  • Primary medical degree
  • MRCPsych (or equivalent)

Desirable

  • CCT in Forensic or CAMHS
  • Higher degree (MSc, LLM, MD or PhD)
  • Management and leadership training.
  • Management qualification and/or extensive knowledge and expertise acquired through training and experience up to doctoral level.

General knowledge/ experience & core skills

Essential

  • Higher specialist training with CCT in Forensic or CAMHS Psychiatry (or expected within 6 months of interview date)
  • Possesses range of clinical knowledge, skills & information technology expertise relevant to post
  • Exercises sound clinical risk management.
  • Experience of leading a multi-disciplinary team
  • Comprehensive and clear psychiatric report writing skills
  • Awareness of current issues and controversies in service provision, mental health policy and legislation
  • Experience of clinical work in a prison setting.
  • Experience of working with criminal justice agencies including MAPPA.
  • Wide experience of clinical psychiatry including the management of emergencies in secure settings.
  • Experience of team working
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience of Quality Improvement initiatives

Desirable

  • Dual CCT in adolescent forensic psychiatry or experience working in an adolescent forensic setting
  • Experience of working with adolescents
  • Published audit or research
  • Interest in teaching and training medical and non medical colleagues
  • Experience in service development

Specialist skills

Essential

  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Capacity to form therapeutic relationships with service users who are in secure setting

Desirable

  • Evidence of evidence based medicine training, teaching and implementation.
  • Training in specific and relevant therapy skills e.g. Family therapy, Multisystemic therapy, Mentalisation or DBT
  • Experience in assessing and treating those with Sexually Harmful Behaviours

Other attributes

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude towards patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, prison officers, GPs, nurses and other agencies
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and the requirements of Care Quality

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

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMYOI Feltham

Bedfont Road

Feltham

TW13 4ND


Employer's website

https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/work (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMYOI Feltham

Bedfont Road

Feltham

TW13 4ND


Employer's website

https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/work (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director

Satinder Sahota

Satindersahota@nhs.net

Date posted

06 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year London weighting of £2,162

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

333-D-OF-C-0001-A

Job locations

HMYOI Feltham

Bedfont Road

Feltham

TW13 4ND


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