Specialty Doctor in Secure Inpatient Services

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This is a replacement post. The post is located at Roseberry Park Hospital, Middlesbrough, where inpatient forensic beds and clinical and managerial offices are all co-located.

The post covers 2 wards: The first is Mallard, a 14 bed low secure ward for older males (age over 55 years) with mental health diagnoses and co morbid complex physical health problems. The average length of stay is greater than 5 years. Over the past 2 years there has been 5 referrals, 3 admission and 6 discharges. The ward is also able to provide palliative care with support from local community palliative care services. The second is Sandpiper, an 8 bed female medium secure admission ward. The average length of stay is 1 year, but some patients require longer admission. In the past 2 years there have been 11 referrals, 7 admissions and 2 discharges.

Main duties of the job

Mallard is a 14 bed low secure ward for older males with co morbid complex physical health problems. There is a full MDT for the ward. There will be a requirement to attend weekly MDT meetings, undertake structured assessments, prepare reports for CPA’s and other meetings.

Sandpiper is an 8 bed female medium admission ward. There is a full MDT for the ward. There will be a requirement to attend weekly MDT meetings, undertake structured assessments, prepare reports for CPA’s and other meetings.

The specialty doctor will be expected to be part of committed, proactive and responsive clinical leadership working with the in-patient MDT team. The specialty doctor will attend brief daily multidisciplinary meetings and/or ward rounds as appropriate, when decisions are made about patient care and the management plans, risk and leave arrangements are reviewed.

The speciality doctor will attend and contribute fully to formulation and risk management meetings. The specialty doctor will attend the discharge planning meetings and be involved in the development of the integrated pathway of care for each individual patient based on a Recovery Approach.

About us

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

Date posted

21 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Specialty Doctor

Salary

£45,124 to £77,519 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C9346-SIS-08M

Job locations

Lanchester Road Hospital

Durham

Durham

DH1 5RD


Roseberry Park Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS4 3AF


Job description

Job responsibilities

The specialty doctor will be expected to be part of committed, proactive and responsive clinical leadership working with the in-patient MDT team. The specialty doctor will attend brief daily multidisciplinary meetings and/or ward rounds as appropriate, when decisions are made about patient care and the management plans, risk and leave arrangements are reviewed.

The speciality doctor will attend and contribute fully to formulation and risk management meetings. The specialty doctor will attend the discharge planning meetings and be involved in the development of the integrated pathway of care for each individual patient based on a Recovery Approach.

See job description attached for more information.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The specialty doctor will be expected to be part of committed, proactive and responsive clinical leadership working with the in-patient MDT team. The specialty doctor will attend brief daily multidisciplinary meetings and/or ward rounds as appropriate, when decisions are made about patient care and the management plans, risk and leave arrangements are reviewed.

The speciality doctor will attend and contribute fully to formulation and risk management meetings. The specialty doctor will attend the discharge planning meetings and be involved in the development of the integrated pathway of care for each individual patient based on a Recovery Approach.

See job description attached for more information.

Person Specification

Teaching & Training

Essential

  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training.

Desirable

  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.

CPD & Appraisal

Essential

  • Participated in continuous professional development.
  • Evidence of annual appraisal and commitment to appraisal and revalidation.

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • At least 4 years postgraduate experience, including at least 2 years in a core psychiatry training programme in UK or abroad
  • Approved under S12 of MHA OR able to achieve within 6 months of appointment.

Desirable

  • MRCPsych or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Clinical Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Good knowledge of psychiatry.
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge.

Desirable

  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty.

Research, Audit & Quality Improvement

Essential

  • Has actively participated in clinical audit.

Desirable

  • Shows commitment to quality through knowledge of quality improvement and lean thinking methodology.
  • Participated in research and/or service improvement.
Person Specification

Teaching & Training

Essential

  • Able to deliver undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and training.

Desirable

  • Evidence of achievement in education, research, audit and service improvement: awards, prizes, presentations and publications.

CPD & Appraisal

Essential

  • Participated in continuous professional development.
  • Evidence of annual appraisal and commitment to appraisal and revalidation.

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Fully registered with the GMC with a licence to practise at the time of appointment.
  • At least 4 years postgraduate experience, including at least 2 years in a core psychiatry training programme in UK or abroad
  • Approved under S12 of MHA OR able to achieve within 6 months of appointment.

Desirable

  • MRCPsych or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Clinical Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Good knowledge of psychiatry.
  • Excellent clinical skills using bio-psycho-social perspective and wide medical knowledge.

Desirable

  • Able to manage clinical complexity and uncertainty.

Research, Audit & Quality Improvement

Essential

  • Has actively participated in clinical audit.

Desirable

  • Shows commitment to quality through knowledge of quality improvement and lean thinking methodology.
  • Participated in research and/or service improvement.

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

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lanchester Road Hospital

Durham

Durham

DH1 5RD


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Lanchester Road Hospital

Durham

Durham

DH1 5RD


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Claire Gunkel

claire.gunkel@nhs.net

01642838158

Date posted

21 June 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Specialty Doctor

Salary

£45,124 to £77,519 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

C9346-SIS-08M

Job locations

Lanchester Road Hospital

Durham

Durham

DH1 5RD


Roseberry Park Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

Cleveland

TS4 3AF


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